Denver’s culturally diverse population is one of the fastest growing in the nation and offers a strong economy and growing job base.
The city’s residents experience over 300 days of sunshine a year in which to enjoy the nation’s largest city park system, including world-famous Red Rocks Amphitheater.
If you are considering a move to Denver, we can help you find the right neighborhood to call home.
We compiled data from Google using basic keyword searches and combined our results with the most frequently searched Denver neighborhoods on ApartmentGuide.com to determine the top five most popular neighborhoods with renters.
Here is a quick overview of each neighborhood, and what you’d expect to pay for rent in each area.
Professionals are often drawn to Downtown for its top farm-to-table restaurants, craft breweries, nightlife and cultural Denver Center for the Performing Arts complex. The 16th Street Mall, a 1.5-mile pedestrian transit lined with nearly 300 shops and eateries, makes a large portion of this neighborhood accessible by foot. But being this close to it all does come with a considerably higher price tag than the city’s average rent prices.
Named after a tributary of the South Platte River, Cherry Creek is close to Downtown by bike or car but far enough away to feel miles apart. Lined with gorgeous trees and green parks, Cherry Creek is home to the Botanical Gardens, the upscale Cherry Creek Mall and close to many of Denver's hospitals. Renting here can put a big dent in your wallet.
Just south of Denver’s Capitol Building, Capitol Hill has easy access to all Downtown has to offer but with a more relaxed feel and more affordable rental prices. You can often spot residents walking their dogs along the many tree-lined streets. The buildings are old and classic which helps this area retain its original charm. Poet’s Row has numerous buildings named after some of the world’s best poets, like Robert Browning and Emily Dickinson.
Referred to by residents as “The Highlands,” this hip and trendy neighborhood features Victorian-area buildings nestled among modern structures. The vibrant community boasts art galleries, local pubs, restaurants, independently-owned stores, small music venues and gorgeous parks.
On weekends, you can find young professionals browsing antique prints and photographs by local artists, catching live music in Tennyson Street Cultural District or dining on ethnic food at one of the areas great restaurants.
Stapleton has come a long way from being a mass of concrete groundwork that served as an old airport. Stapleton has been renovated, rebuilt and revitalized to a now-booming area that is home to thousands of residents. Located between Downtown and Denver International Airport, this neighborhood is home to over 100 businesses and restaurants, plus 50 parks. With rental prices below the city average, Stapleton has become a popular area for young families.