Best Denver Neighborhoods for Millennials

Posted by West + Main Homes on Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 11:41am.

Which Denver Neighborhoods are the best for Millennials and why? 

A variety of factors go into a millennial's decision on where to live including the cost of housing, distance from their job, the feel of the neighborhood, and more.

Niche.com ranks the best places to live in the US based on cost of living, data from the US census, and other economic and geographic data. To find out which Denver neighborhoods are best millennials they considered the percentage of residents that are 25-34 years old, higher education, proximity to coffee shops restaurants, and bars, economic and ethnic diversity, safety, crime, and their walkability score. 

Here are the top 25 Denver neighborhoods for millennials: 

#25: Rosedale 

Feel: Suburban 

Median rent: $1,267 

Median home value: $396,618 

Percentage who rent: 49% 

Percentage who own: 51%

 

#24: Skyland 

Feel: Suburban 

Median rent: $1,033

Median home value: $303,658 

Percentage who rent: 31% 

Percentage who own: 69% 

 

#23: Lincoln Park 

Feel: Suburban 

Median rent: $767 

Median home value: $248,142 

Percentage who rent: 71% 

Percentage who own: 29% 

 

#22: Cherry Creek 

Feel: Urban 

Median rent: $1,567

Median home value: $598,842 

Percentage who rent: 49% 

Percentage who own: 51% 

#21: Washington Park 

Feel: Suburban 

Median rent: $1,472 

Median home value: $62,525

Percentage who rent: 21% 

Percentage who own: 79% 

 

#20: Belcaro 

Feel: Suburban 

Median rent: $1,594 

Median home value: $661,508 

Percentage who rent: 41% 

Percentage who own: 59% 

 

#19: Washington Park West

Feel: Suburban 

Median rent: $1,370 

Median home value: $464,572

Percentage who rent: 39% 

Percentage who own: 61% 

 

#18: Baker 

Feel: Suburban 

Median rent: $886

Median home value: $356,420

Percentage who rent: 63% 

Percentage who own: 37% 

 

#17: Hale 

Feel: Urban 

Median rent: $1,176 

Median home value: $304,136

Percentage who rent: 55% 

Percentage who own: 45% 

 

#16: West Highland 

Feel: Urban

Median rent: $1,167 

Median home value: $406,253

Percentage who rent: 40% 

Percentage who own: 60% 

 

#15: Platt Park 

Feel: Urban 

Median Rent: $1,098

Median home value: $461,637

Percentage who rent: 28% 

Percentage who own: 72% 

 

#14: Whittier 

Feel: Urban 

Median rent: $1,062

Median home value: $346,153

Percentage who rent: 46% 

Percentage who own: 54% 

 

#13: Jefferson Park 

Feel: Urban 

Median rent: $873

Median home value: $434,742

Percentage who rent: 75% 

Percentage who own: 25% 

 

#12: City Park 

Feel: Suburban 

Median rent: $960 

Median home value: $360,693 

Percentage who rent: 61% 

Percentage who own: 39% 

 

#11: Speer 

Feel: Urban 

Median Rent: $1,001

Median home value: $351,876 

Percentage who rent: 74% 

Percentage who own: 26% 

 

#10: Congress Park 

Feel: Urban 

Median rent: $1,172 

Median home value: $483,579

Percentage who rent: 58% 

Percentage who own: 42% 

 

#9: City Park West 

Feel: Urban

Median rent: $773

Median home value: $363,869

Percentage who rent: 70% 

Percentage who own: 30% 

 

#8: Five Points 

Feel: Urban 

Median rent: $1,315

Median home value: $390,886 

Percentage who rent 72% 

Percentage who own: 28% 

 

#7: Union Station 

Feel: Urban 

Median rent: $1,422

Median home value: $503,524

Percentage who rent: 67% 

Percentage who own: 33% 

 

#6: Civic Center Station 

Area Feel: Urban 

Median Rent: $1,568 

Median home value: $418,600

Percentage who rent: 72% 

Percentage who own: 28% 

 

#5: Highland 

Feel: Urban

Median rent: $1,344

Median home value: $420,160 

Percentage who rent: 56% 

Percentage who own: 44% 

 

#4: Cheesman Park 

Feel: Urban 

Median rent: $1,054 

Median home value: $272,159 

Percentage who rent: 61% 

Percentage who own: 39% 

 

#3: North Capitol Hill 

Median rent: $1,117 

Median home value: $336,896

Percentage who rent: 88% 

Percentage who own: 12% 

 

#2: Downtown

Feel: Urban

Median rent: $1,201

Median home value: $256,731

Percentage who rent: 68% 

Percentage who own: 32% 

 

#1: Capitol Hill 

Feel: Urban

Median rent: $897 

Median home value: $238,216 

Percentage who rent: 78% 

Percentage who own: 22% 

 

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