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1979 19th St 3047
1979 19th Street
Denver, CO | LoDo
3 Bedrooms
$4,617
1463 sqft
Last updated April 4 at 11:14 AM
One of a Kind Sprawling Three Bedroom Two Bath - Property Id: 236531 Floorplan: Freedom, a fitting name for the property's ONLY currently available three bedroom unit.
1 Unit Available
1545 Elm St
1545 Elm Street
Denver, CO | South Park Hill
2 Bedrooms
$1,900
874 sqft
Last updated April 4 at 11:14 AM
2 Bedroom South Park Hill Gem - Property Id: 96879 Gorgeous Air-Conditioned 2 bedroom 1 bath ranch style row home in beautiful South Park Hill with no fees. Open living floor plan and original wood floors throughout.
1 Unit Available
3405 S. Lowell Blvd. #15
3405 South Lowell Boulevard
Denver, CO | Harvey Park South
3 Bedrooms
$2,180
1800 sqft
Last updated May 14 at 09:36 AM
Spacious 3BD, 2.
1 Unit Available
1438 Little Raven Street Unit 303
1438 Little Raven Street
Denver, CO | LoDo
1 Bedroom
$1,680
610 sqft
Last updated April 4 at 11:14 AM
Spectacular 1BD, 1BA Condo with Spacious Balcony and Garage Parking, Near Confluence Park and Union Station - Located on the edge of Denver's LoDo and LoHi neighborhoods right next to Confluence Park, this third-story condo is within walking
1 Unit Available
1812 S Bannock St A3
1812 South Bannock Street
Denver, CO | Overland
1 Bedroom
$1,550
809 sqft
Last updated April 4 at 11:14 AM
TWO MONTHS FREE: Elegant One Bedroom Platte River - Property Id: 237141 RENT SPECIAL: This property offers 6 weeks or two month's free on select units until 3/31/2020.
1 Unit Available
4443 Tennyson Street
4443 Tennyson Street
Denver, CO | Berkeley
2 Bedrooms
$2,900
1756 sqft
Last updated May 3 at 09:19 AM
3D WALKTHROUGH: https://mpembed.com/show/?m=d5gFjZiP8Pu&mls=1&mdir=1&details=2&mdir=3 Large and open with dedicated living room and dining room! Amazing, custom finished town home in the heart of Tennyson Arts District.
1 Unit Available
521 N Downing St
521 Downing Street
Denver, CO | Arlington Park
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,700
795 sqft
Last updated April 4 at 11:14 AM
This place is oozing with charm! - OFFERED FURNISHED OR UNFURNISHED SAME PRICE.
1 Unit Available
4625 W 6th Ave - Unit 3
4625 West 6th Avenue
Denver, CO | Villa Park
1 Bedroom
$1,300
638 sqft
Last updated May 14 at 09:36 AM
Large 1 bedroom town house - Large 1 bedroom townhouse. Features include: open layout fresh paint no stairs water, sewer, trash, heat included in rent price (RLNE5569205)
1 Unit Available
3414 N Lafayette St
3414 Lafayette Street
Denver, CO | Cole
2 Bedrooms
$1,899
858 sqft
Last updated April 12 at 07:33 PM
AVAILABLE APRIL 1 - Fantastic location blocks from the vibrant RiNo Arts District. Just a short walk to 38th & Blake Station to catch a train direct to Union Station or out to DIA. Close to dining and nightlife.
1 Unit Available
4525 E. 16th Ave.
4525 East 16th Avenue
Denver, CO | South Park Hill
1 Bedroom
Ask
2 Bedrooms
$1,980
1500 sqft
Last updated February 13 at 11:29 AM
Available 03/01/20 Bright & Spacious 2BD in Park Hill - Property Id: 210910 Beautiful, bright, and spacious 2BD/1BA in popular Park Hill. Top floor apartment home, 1500 sq ft, with vintage charm in an updated three-unit building.
1 Unit Available
1234 E 27th Ave
1234 East 27th Avenue
Denver, CO | Whittier
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
629 sqft
Last updated April 4 at 07:05 AM
A freshly renovated duplex with fresh paint throughout, new carpet in both bedrooms and the living areas, and new linoleum in the kitchen and the bathroom. It has double paned windows, new interior and exterior doors and is naturally well-lit.
1 Unit Available
4585 Lowell Blvd
4585 Lowell Boulevard
Denver, CO | Berkeley
3 Bedrooms
$2,150
1251 sqft
Last updated April 4 at 11:14 AM
Beautiful 3 Bed 2 Bath Home For Rent in Denver! - This beautiful 3 Bed 2 Bath single family ranch style home with 1,251 sq.
1 Unit Available
7700 East Academy Blvd. Unit 702
7700 East Academy Boulevard
Denver, CO | Lowry
1 Bedroom
$1,500
911 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated December 18 at 10:32 AM
Cute Modern Lowry Town Home for RENT- A MUST SEE! - This centrally located townhouse is in the heart of Lowry -- one of Denver's most desirable communities. The bright and airy 1 bedroom, 1.
1 Unit Available
4568 Wolff Street
4568 Wolff Street
Denver, CO | Berkeley
3 Bedrooms
$2,600
1400 sqft
Last updated April 9 at 11:23 AM
Updated Berkeley Home - Nicely updated 3 bedroom/2 bath home on fantastic lot in desirable Berkeley neighborhood. New carpet and wood flooring throughout living room, dining room and kitchen. Open floor plan makes entertaining a breeze.
1 Unit Available
1457 S Franklin Street
1457 South Franklin Street
Denver, CO | Wash Park
3 Bedrooms
$2,400
2100 sqft
Last updated April 5 at 03:32 AM
Neat 3 + 2 bedrooms, 2 bath bungalow located 2 blocks south of Wash Park. Wood floors in living room, tile counter-tops in kitchen, all kitchen appliances, nice fenced back yard and a 1 car detached garage.
1 Unit Available
535 S. Canosa Court
535 South Canosa Court
Denver, CO | Athmar Park
3 Bedrooms
$2,095
1032 sqft
Last updated April 9 at 11:23 AM
535 S.
1 Unit Available
3004 N. Downing St #A
3004 North Downing Street
Denver, CO | Whittier
2 Bedrooms
$1,850
1500 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:19 AM
OPEN HOUSE -------> Saturday, 9/28/19, 12 pm - 2 pm - Very Spacious! Completely Renovated! Close to Light Rail! You won't believe this stunning 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, loft that has just been completely renovated from top to bottom.
1 Unit Available
4229 Green Court
4229 Green Court
Denver, CO | Berkeley
3 Bedrooms
$2,895
1722 sqft
Last updated July 21 at 09:14 AM
4229 Green Court Available 08/01/19 Fabulous bungalow in Highlands/Sunnyside near Rockies Mountain Lake Park! - Secure this beautiful home! TEXT JASON 970.391.
1 Unit Available
2134 Curtis St Unit 201-B
2134 Curtis Street
Denver, CO | Ballpark Collective
1 Bedroom
$1,540
1071 sqft
Last updated April 7 at 10:59 AM
2134 Curtis St Unit 201-B Available 04/14/20 Huge Downtown Denver Loft with Washer/Dryer, Walk to LoDo and RiNo - Located just blocks from LoDo and RiNo, this huge Downtown loft boasts hardwood floors, tall ceilings and a washer and dryer.
1 Unit Available
8446 E. Lehigh Ave.
8446 East Lehigh Avenue
Denver, CO | Hampden South
5 Bedrooms
$2,800
2632 sqft
Last updated April 7 at 11:00 AM
DTC, Full remodel, New kitchen, baths, fixtures/doors/trim/appliances/counters and more! Full Finished Basement! - 12 Month Lease (through 4/30/2021) Tenants pay gas/electric and water/sewer. Owner pays trash and recycling.
1 Unit Available
471 Clarkson
471 South Clarkson Street
Denver, CO | Washington Park West
1 Bedroom
$1,055
800 sqft
Last updated October 31 at 01:28 PM
Living room has a brand new A/C unit in the window. Will leave you my portable A/C unit for the bedroom if youd like. It gives off a noise when running now, and I dont have the desire to try and fix it.

Median Rent in Denver

Last updated Dec. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Denver is $1,253, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,536.
Studio
$1,108
1 Bed
$1,253
2 Beds
$1,536
3+ Beds
$1,833
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In Denver, the median rent is $1,108 for a studio, $1,253 for a 1-bedroom, $1,536 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,833 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Denver, check out our monthly Denver Rent Report.
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Median Rent in Denver

Last updated Dec. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Denver is $1,253, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,536.
Studio
$1,108
1 Bed
$1,253
2 Beds
$1,536
3+ Beds
$1,833

City Guide

Denver
"The bright lights of Denver are shinin' like diamonds, like ten thousand jewels in the sky." (-Willie Nelson, "Denver").
"The bright lights of Denver are shinin' like diamonds, like ten thousand jewels in the sky." (-Willie Nelson, "Denver").

Denver, the Mile-High City. It’s as if everything here is at its pinnacle. The sun is practically always shining, everyone’s happy and fit, and the economy—unlike so many other locales in the U.S.—is soaring. Denver also claims a handful of universities, three highly successful major league sports teams, a spattering of breweries (both macro and micro), and an increasingly efficient mass transit system. There are many, many reasons to move to this old trading post just east of the Rocky Mountains.

Having trouble with Craigslist Denver? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

16th Street Mall in Denver's civic center

Goats climbing Mount Evans

Civic Center Park

Rocky Mountain Lifestyle

We’re not lying when we say that in Denver, health and fitness are king. Invest in an REI membership, secure a pair of skis or a snowboard, and exchange your loafers for a pair of Chacos (which you should expect to wear year-round).

Seriously, though: this town loves outdoor sports. Boulder’s Flatirons protest the plains a meager 30 miles away, and the Estes Park entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park is only 50 miles further. If you’re not willing to get active, you’re going to miss out on a lot of social opportunities. This also means you’ll need a mode of transportation and great parking. Make sure your apartment has either covered parking, assigned parking sports or a secure parking garage — or make sure to find a roommate with one and one hell of a closet for all that gear. Let’s get you acquainted with your options for storage—er, accommodation!

Denver is also dog city (23 dog parks in the Denver metro area) and it seems that almost every apartment, bar, restaurant, grocery store, mall, etc is pet friendly. Don't be surprised to see a friendly pup hop up on a bar-stool next to you at the local pub and chow down.

Rocky Mountain Lifestyle
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We’re not lying when we say that in Denver, health and fitness are king. Invest in an REI membership, secure a pair of skis or a snowboard, and exchange your loafers for a pair of Chacos (which you should expect to wear year-round).

Seriously, though: this town loves outdoor sports. Boulder’s Flatirons protest the plains a meager 30 miles away, and the Estes Park entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park is only 50 miles further. If you’re not willing to get active, you’re going to miss out on a lot of social opportunities. This also means you’ll need a mode of transportation and great parking. Make sure your apartment has either covered parking, assigned parking sports or a secure parking garage — or make sure to find a roommate with one and one hell of a closet for all that gear. Let’s get you acquainted with your options for storage—er, accommodation!

Denver is also dog city (23 dog parks in the Denver metro area) and it seems that almost every apartment, bar, restaurant, grocery store, mall, etc is pet friendly. Don't be surprised to see a friendly pup hop up on a bar-stool next to you at the local pub and chow down.

Country Roads, Take Me Home…

Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. (John Denver to you noobs) didn’t err when he chained not only his name but also his decidedly smiley brand of folk music to this city and its nearby mountains. But you’ll likely be smiling only after you master these roads, which can feel a bit “country” even inside the city limits.

Like many cities in the western U.S., Denver evolved organically: planners only later imposing number schemes and cardinal directionality, bringing order to (beautiful) chaos. Thus the neighborhoods in Denver follow no pattern. Instead, they pop up like dandelions in springtime.

Great metaphor, huh? But if it’s true, it means you’re going to have a time and a half navigating this prairie. Here are some hints to aid you find your pick among the local flora.

Country Roads, Take Me Home…
+

Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. (John Denver to you noobs) didn’t err when he chained not only his name but also his decidedly smiley brand of folk music to this city and its nearby mountains. But you’ll likely be smiling only after you master these roads, which can feel a bit “country” even inside the city limits.

Like many cities in the western U.S., Denver evolved organically: planners only later imposing number schemes and cardinal directionality, bringing order to (beautiful) chaos. Thus the neighborhoods in Denver follow no pattern. Instead, they pop up like dandelions in springtime.

Great metaphor, huh? But if it’s true, it means you’re going to have a time and a half navigating this prairie. Here are some hints to aid you find your pick among the local flora.

The Denver Arrangement

Because there really are so many varieties, we’ve picked only the neighborhoods closest to the city center.

LoDo: Ah, the stately orchid. Lower Downtown (get it now, dontcha?) perches on the park-lined Platte River. Close to Union Station, Coors Field, MCAD (the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver), and the Auraria Campus (an educational facility housing three public universities), LoDo leaves little for want. Parking is crazy, and crazy expensive, so find a complex with a private garage if possible. Unsurprisingly, this zone has the highest rates in town. Don’t get your hopes up for anything less than $900/month for a studio, $1650/month for a two-bedroom unit. This is also a relatively pet-friendly area. Unless your beloved Fido is smaller than the average carry-on luggage item—and you don’t mind paying an extra fee—look elsewhere.

Uptown/Capitol Hill: Each portion of this neighborhood borders the central business district, making the iris a perfect example for it. Irises look a lot like orchids, but (due to being more common), they brag a slightly lower price tag. $800-$900/month for a spacious studio to enjoy the urban residential feel of Uptown. If you care to mix this sentiment with historic architecture; and higher population density, skip south to Capitol Hill. Cap Hill has a young, energetic, pedestrian-friendly feel—although if you’re not looking to extend your college years into professional adulthood, you may find the neighbors tiresome, despite their “eccentricity.” $700/month all-inclusive studio near Wax Trax Records is the low end. More pet friendly than LoDo.

Five Points: You’d do well to call this one the desert sage. Its close-in location makes this neighborhood prime fodder for urban renewal. Great access to downtown with a fraction of the action. (In other words: perfect for commuters!) Lots of stand-alone homes converted to duplexes and single-accommodation apartments, some of which go for as little as $825/month (for a whole house?!), but some as much as $1500/month (2nd floor converted executive condo). Expect the deposit to match the monthly rent.

East Denver: The multicolored gazania represents this strange conglomeration of communities. Park Hill is the first intentional interracial neighborhood, and Congress Park was gentrified long ago. The latter is jealously close to the Botanic Gardens and Cheesman Park. Both neighborhoods are vying to be considered part of the proper “midtown” section of Denver, and new apartment complexes will reflect this competitive stance in their rates. A two-bedroom townhouse in Park Hill ought to run you $1400-$1600/month, but that will likely include a pool and gym access. It’s easier to find single apartments in Congress Park, which should cost $600-$800/month and require a 12-month lease.

Washington Park and Baker: Washington Park is as all-American as the sunflower. Imagine “Life is Good”-clad parents training for marathons with their wee ones in the stroller, careening down a beautiful, tree-lined street. This perfect portrait is gonna cost, ya, though: expect around $800-1000/month for a single duplex apartment complete with washer and dryer and an assigned parking spot. The historic Baker neighborhood, on the other hand, sits west of Washington Park and boasts dive bars and dirty music venues. Here’s South Denver’s veritable cactus. It doesn’t get any edgier than setting off to thrift the S. Broadway strip. $650/month for a two bedroom apartment sets the bottom range; a single room in a renovated Victorian, however, can cost you that much alone.

Lincoln Park: The dahlia of Denver, Lincoln Park is awesome. Revitalization work is well underway which would turn this close-in neighborhood into a cultural hub. That said, it’s not there yet…So be wary and check the digs out thoroughly. Inexpensive rent here (some single units $500/month), but you’re usually looking at an older complex.

Highlands: At long last! The coveted rose. The Highlands enclave has become incredibly popular in recent years, as it combines the amenities of the other close-in neighborhoods without the parking problem of LoDo.. Sitting just across I-25 from downtown, Highlands consists of pockets of boutiques and pubs, solid restaurants with local flavor and heaps of diverse housing. $800/month for a one bedroom luxury apartment; $1400/month for a three-bedroom ranch house. And everyone has a dog or baby, according to his or her preference!

The best way to find an apartment in Denver is simply to go meandering in this sunny wonderland yourself. Just don’t get distracted and try to bed down in one of the many glorious parks—that’s still illegal, even in Denver. Good luck, dear hopeful Coloradoan. Recall the words of our patron saint: “Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy…”

Now go getcha some!

The Denver Arrangement
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Because there really are so many varieties, we’ve picked only the neighborhoods closest to the city center.

LoDo: Ah, the stately orchid. Lower Downtown (get it now, dontcha?) perches on the park-lined Platte River. Close to Union Station, Coors Field, MCAD (the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver), and the Auraria Campus (an educational facility housing three public universities), LoDo leaves little for want. Parking is crazy, and crazy expensive, so find a complex with a private garage if possible. Unsurprisingly, this zone has the highest rates in town. Don’t get your hopes up for anything less than $900/month for a studio, $1650/month for a two-bedroom unit. This is also a relatively pet-friendly area. Unless your beloved Fido is smaller than the average carry-on luggage item—and you don’t mind paying an extra fee—look elsewhere.

Uptown/Capitol Hill: Each portion of this neighborhood borders the central business district, making the iris a perfect example for it. Irises look a lot like orchids, but (due to being more common), they brag a slightly lower price tag. $800-$900/month for a spacious studio to enjoy the urban residential feel of Uptown. If you care to mix this sentiment with historic architecture; and higher population density, skip south to Capitol Hill. Cap Hill has a young, energetic, pedestrian-friendly feel—although if you’re not looking to extend your college years into professional adulthood, you may find the neighbors tiresome, despite their “eccentricity.” $700/month all-inclusive studio near Wax Trax Records is the low end. More pet friendly than LoDo.

Five Points: You’d do well to call this one the desert sage. Its close-in location makes this neighborhood prime fodder for urban renewal. Great access to downtown with a fraction of the action. (In other words: perfect for commuters!) Lots of stand-alone homes converted to duplexes and single-accommodation apartments, some of which go for as little as $825/month (for a whole house?!), but some as much as $1500/month (2nd floor converted executive condo). Expect the deposit to match the monthly rent.

East Denver: The multicolored gazania represents this strange conglomeration of communities. Park Hill is the first intentional interracial neighborhood, and Congress Park was gentrified long ago. The latter is jealously close to the Botanic Gardens and Cheesman Park. Both neighborhoods are vying to be considered part of the proper “midtown” section of Denver, and new apartment complexes will reflect this competitive stance in their rates. A two-bedroom townhouse in Park Hill ought to run you $1400-$1600/month, but that will likely include a pool and gym access. It’s easier to find single apartments in Congress Park, which should cost $600-$800/month and require a 12-month lease.

Washington Park and Baker: Washington Park is as all-American as the sunflower. Imagine “Life is Good”-clad parents training for marathons with their wee ones in the stroller, careening down a beautiful, tree-lined street. This perfect portrait is gonna cost, ya, though: expect around $800-1000/month for a single duplex apartment complete with washer and dryer and an assigned parking spot. The historic Baker neighborhood, on the other hand, sits west of Washington Park and boasts dive bars and dirty music venues. Here’s South Denver’s veritable cactus. It doesn’t get any edgier than setting off to thrift the S. Broadway strip. $650/month for a two bedroom apartment sets the bottom range; a single room in a renovated Victorian, however, can cost you that much alone.

Lincoln Park: The dahlia of Denver, Lincoln Park is awesome. Revitalization work is well underway which would turn this close-in neighborhood into a cultural hub. That said, it’s not there yet…So be wary and check the digs out thoroughly. Inexpensive rent here (some single units $500/month), but you’re usually looking at an older complex.

Highlands: At long last! The coveted rose. The Highlands enclave has become incredibly popular in recent years, as it combines the amenities of the other close-in neighborhoods without the parking problem of LoDo.. Sitting just across I-25 from downtown, Highlands consists of pockets of boutiques and pubs, solid restaurants with local flavor and heaps of diverse housing. $800/month for a one bedroom luxury apartment; $1400/month for a three-bedroom ranch house. And everyone has a dog or baby, according to his or her preference!

The best way to find an apartment in Denver is simply to go meandering in this sunny wonderland yourself. Just don’t get distracted and try to bed down in one of the many glorious parks—that’s still illegal, even in Denver. Good luck, dear hopeful Coloradoan. Recall the words of our patron saint: “Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy…”

Now go getcha some!

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Denver
"The bright lights of Denver are shinin' like diamonds, like ten thousand jewels in the sky." (-Willie Nelson, "Denver").
"The bright lights of Denver are shinin' like diamonds, like ten thousand jewels in the sky." (-Willie Nelson, "Denver").

Denver, the Mile-High City. It’s as if everything here is at its pinnacle. The sun is practically always shining, everyone’s happy and fit, and the economy—unlike so many other locales in the U.S.—is soaring. Denver also claims a handful of universities, three highly successful major league sports teams, a spattering of breweries (both macro and micro), and an increasingly efficient mass transit system. There are many, many reasons to move to this old trading post just east of the Rocky Mountains.

Having trouble with Craigslist Denver? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

16th Street Mall in Denver's civic center

Goats climbing Mount Evans

Civic Center Park

Rocky Mountain Lifestyle

We’re not lying when we say that in Denver, health and fitness are king. Invest in an REI membership, secure a pair of skis or a snowboard, and exchange your loafers for a pair of Chacos (which you should expect to wear year-round).

Seriously, though: this town loves outdoor sports. Boulder’s Flatirons protest the plains a meager 30 miles away, and the Estes Park entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park is only 50 miles further. If you’re not willing to get active, you’re going to miss out on a lot of social opportunities. This also means you’ll need a mode of transportation and great parking. Make sure your apartment has either covered parking, assigned parking sports or a secure parking garage — or make sure to find a roommate with one and one hell of a closet for all that gear. Let’s get you acquainted with your options for storage—er, accommodation!

Denver is also dog city (23 dog parks in the Denver metro area) and it seems that almost every apartment, bar, restaurant, grocery store, mall, etc is pet friendly. Don't be surprised to see a friendly pup hop up on a bar-stool next to you at the local pub and chow down.

Rocky Mountain Lifestyle
+

We’re not lying when we say that in Denver, health and fitness are king. Invest in an REI membership, secure a pair of skis or a snowboard, and exchange your loafers for a pair of Chacos (which you should expect to wear year-round).

Seriously, though: this town loves outdoor sports. Boulder’s Flatirons protest the plains a meager 30 miles away, and the Estes Park entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park is only 50 miles further. If you’re not willing to get active, you’re going to miss out on a lot of social opportunities. This also means you’ll need a mode of transportation and great parking. Make sure your apartment has either covered parking, assigned parking sports or a secure parking garage — or make sure to find a roommate with one and one hell of a closet for all that gear. Let’s get you acquainted with your options for storage—er, accommodation!

Denver is also dog city (23 dog parks in the Denver metro area) and it seems that almost every apartment, bar, restaurant, grocery store, mall, etc is pet friendly. Don't be surprised to see a friendly pup hop up on a bar-stool next to you at the local pub and chow down.

Country Roads, Take Me Home…

Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. (John Denver to you noobs) didn’t err when he chained not only his name but also his decidedly smiley brand of folk music to this city and its nearby mountains. But you’ll likely be smiling only after you master these roads, which can feel a bit “country” even inside the city limits.

Like many cities in the western U.S., Denver evolved organically: planners only later imposing number schemes and cardinal directionality, bringing order to (beautiful) chaos. Thus the neighborhoods in Denver follow no pattern. Instead, they pop up like dandelions in springtime.

Great metaphor, huh? But if it’s true, it means you’re going to have a time and a half navigating this prairie. Here are some hints to aid you find your pick among the local flora.

Country Roads, Take Me Home…
+

Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. (John Denver to you noobs) didn’t err when he chained not only his name but also his decidedly smiley brand of folk music to this city and its nearby mountains. But you’ll likely be smiling only after you master these roads, which can feel a bit “country” even inside the city limits.

Like many cities in the western U.S., Denver evolved organically: planners only later imposing number schemes and cardinal directionality, bringing order to (beautiful) chaos. Thus the neighborhoods in Denver follow no pattern. Instead, they pop up like dandelions in springtime.

Great metaphor, huh? But if it’s true, it means you’re going to have a time and a half navigating this prairie. Here are some hints to aid you find your pick among the local flora.

The Denver Arrangement

Because there really are so many varieties, we’ve picked only the neighborhoods closest to the city center.

LoDo: Ah, the stately orchid. Lower Downtown (get it now, dontcha?) perches on the park-lined Platte River. Close to Union Station, Coors Field, MCAD (the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver), and the Auraria Campus (an educational facility housing three public universities), LoDo leaves little for want. Parking is crazy, and crazy expensive, so find a complex with a private garage if possible. Unsurprisingly, this zone has the highest rates in town. Don’t get your hopes up for anything less than $900/month for a studio, $1650/month for a two-bedroom unit. This is also a relatively pet-friendly area. Unless your beloved Fido is smaller than the average carry-on luggage item—and you don’t mind paying an extra fee—look elsewhere.

Uptown/Capitol Hill: Each portion of this neighborhood borders the central business district, making the iris a perfect example for it. Irises look a lot like orchids, but (due to being more common), they brag a slightly lower price tag. $800-$900/month for a spacious studio to enjoy the urban residential feel of Uptown. If you care to mix this sentiment with historic architecture; and higher population density, skip south to Capitol Hill. Cap Hill has a young, energetic, pedestrian-friendly feel—although if you’re not looking to extend your college years into professional adulthood, you may find the neighbors tiresome, despite their “eccentricity.” $700/month all-inclusive studio near Wax Trax Records is the low end. More pet friendly than LoDo.

Five Points: You’d do well to call this one the desert sage. Its close-in location makes this neighborhood prime fodder for urban renewal. Great access to downtown with a fraction of the action. (In other words: perfect for commuters!) Lots of stand-alone homes converted to duplexes and single-accommodation apartments, some of which go for as little as $825/month (for a whole house?!), but some as much as $1500/month (2nd floor converted executive condo). Expect the deposit to match the monthly rent.

East Denver: The multicolored gazania represents this strange conglomeration of communities. Park Hill is the first intentional interracial neighborhood, and Congress Park was gentrified long ago. The latter is jealously close to the Botanic Gardens and Cheesman Park. Both neighborhoods are vying to be considered part of the proper “midtown” section of Denver, and new apartment complexes will reflect this competitive stance in their rates. A two-bedroom townhouse in Park Hill ought to run you $1400-$1600/month, but that will likely include a pool and gym access. It’s easier to find single apartments in Congress Park, which should cost $600-$800/month and require a 12-month lease.

Washington Park and Baker: Washington Park is as all-American as the sunflower. Imagine “Life is Good”-clad parents training for marathons with their wee ones in the stroller, careening down a beautiful, tree-lined street. This perfect portrait is gonna cost, ya, though: expect around $800-1000/month for a single duplex apartment complete with washer and dryer and an assigned parking spot. The historic Baker neighborhood, on the other hand, sits west of Washington Park and boasts dive bars and dirty music venues. Here’s South Denver’s veritable cactus. It doesn’t get any edgier than setting off to thrift the S. Broadway strip. $650/month for a two bedroom apartment sets the bottom range; a single room in a renovated Victorian, however, can cost you that much alone.

Lincoln Park: The dahlia of Denver, Lincoln Park is awesome. Revitalization work is well underway which would turn this close-in neighborhood into a cultural hub. That said, it’s not there yet…So be wary and check the digs out thoroughly. Inexpensive rent here (some single units $500/month), but you’re usually looking at an older complex.

Highlands: At long last! The coveted rose. The Highlands enclave has become incredibly popular in recent years, as it combines the amenities of the other close-in neighborhoods without the parking problem of LoDo.. Sitting just across I-25 from downtown, Highlands consists of pockets of boutiques and pubs, solid restaurants with local flavor and heaps of diverse housing. $800/month for a one bedroom luxury apartment; $1400/month for a three-bedroom ranch house. And everyone has a dog or baby, according to his or her preference!

The best way to find an apartment in Denver is simply to go meandering in this sunny wonderland yourself. Just don’t get distracted and try to bed down in one of the many glorious parks—that’s still illegal, even in Denver. Good luck, dear hopeful Coloradoan. Recall the words of our patron saint: “Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy…”

Now go getcha some!

The Denver Arrangement
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Because there really are so many varieties, we’ve picked only the neighborhoods closest to the city center.

LoDo: Ah, the stately orchid. Lower Downtown (get it now, dontcha?) perches on the park-lined Platte River. Close to Union Station, Coors Field, MCAD (the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver), and the Auraria Campus (an educational facility housing three public universities), LoDo leaves little for want. Parking is crazy, and crazy expensive, so find a complex with a private garage if possible. Unsurprisingly, this zone has the highest rates in town. Don’t get your hopes up for anything less than $900/month for a studio, $1650/month for a two-bedroom unit. This is also a relatively pet-friendly area. Unless your beloved Fido is smaller than the average carry-on luggage item—and you don’t mind paying an extra fee—look elsewhere.

Uptown/Capitol Hill: Each portion of this neighborhood borders the central business district, making the iris a perfect example for it. Irises look a lot like orchids, but (due to being more common), they brag a slightly lower price tag. $800-$900/month for a spacious studio to enjoy the urban residential feel of Uptown. If you care to mix this sentiment with historic architecture; and higher population density, skip south to Capitol Hill. Cap Hill has a young, energetic, pedestrian-friendly feel—although if you’re not looking to extend your college years into professional adulthood, you may find the neighbors tiresome, despite their “eccentricity.” $700/month all-inclusive studio near Wax Trax Records is the low end. More pet friendly than LoDo.

Five Points: You’d do well to call this one the desert sage. Its close-in location makes this neighborhood prime fodder for urban renewal. Great access to downtown with a fraction of the action. (In other words: perfect for commuters!) Lots of stand-alone homes converted to duplexes and single-accommodation apartments, some of which go for as little as $825/month (for a whole house?!), but some as much as $1500/month (2nd floor converted executive condo). Expect the deposit to match the monthly rent.

East Denver: The multicolored gazania represents this strange conglomeration of communities. Park Hill is the first intentional interracial neighborhood, and Congress Park was gentrified long ago. The latter is jealously close to the Botanic Gardens and Cheesman Park. Both neighborhoods are vying to be considered part of the proper “midtown” section of Denver, and new apartment complexes will reflect this competitive stance in their rates. A two-bedroom townhouse in Park Hill ought to run you $1400-$1600/month, but that will likely include a pool and gym access. It’s easier to find single apartments in Congress Park, which should cost $600-$800/month and require a 12-month lease.

Washington Park and Baker: Washington Park is as all-American as the sunflower. Imagine “Life is Good”-clad parents training for marathons with their wee ones in the stroller, careening down a beautiful, tree-lined street. This perfect portrait is gonna cost, ya, though: expect around $800-1000/month for a single duplex apartment complete with washer and dryer and an assigned parking spot. The historic Baker neighborhood, on the other hand, sits west of Washington Park and boasts dive bars and dirty music venues. Here’s South Denver’s veritable cactus. It doesn’t get any edgier than setting off to thrift the S. Broadway strip. $650/month for a two bedroom apartment sets the bottom range; a single room in a renovated Victorian, however, can cost you that much alone.

Lincoln Park: The dahlia of Denver, Lincoln Park is awesome. Revitalization work is well underway which would turn this close-in neighborhood into a cultural hub. That said, it’s not there yet…So be wary and check the digs out thoroughly. Inexpensive rent here (some single units $500/month), but you’re usually looking at an older complex.

Highlands: At long last! The coveted rose. The Highlands enclave has become incredibly popular in recent years, as it combines the amenities of the other close-in neighborhoods without the parking problem of LoDo.. Sitting just across I-25 from downtown, Highlands consists of pockets of boutiques and pubs, solid restaurants with local flavor and heaps of diverse housing. $800/month for a one bedroom luxury apartment; $1400/month for a three-bedroom ranch house. And everyone has a dog or baby, according to his or her preference!

The best way to find an apartment in Denver is simply to go meandering in this sunny wonderland yourself. Just don’t get distracted and try to bed down in one of the many glorious parks—that’s still illegal, even in Denver. Good luck, dear hopeful Coloradoan. Recall the words of our patron saint: “Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy…”

Now go getcha some!

Rent Report
Denver

January 2021 Denver Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2021 Denver Rent Report. Denver rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Denver rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Denver rents decline sharply over the past month

Denver rents have declined 0.8% over the past month, and are down sharply by 5.3% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Denver stand at $1,254 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,536 for a two-bedroom. This is the ninth straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in March. Denver's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of -1.6%, as well as the national average of -1.5%.

    Rents rising across the Denver Metro

    While rent prices have decreased in Denver over the past year, the rest of the metro is seeing the opposite trend. Rents have risen in 7 of the largest 10 cities in the Denver metro for which we have data. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

    • Lone Tree has the most expensive rents in the Denver metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,066; the city has also seen rent growth of 1.1% over the past month, the fastest in the metro.
    • Over the past year, Denver proper has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 5.3%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,536, while one-bedrooms go for $1,254.
    • Arvada has the least expensive rents in the Denver metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,428; rents decreased 0.3% over the past month but were up 0.5% over the past year.

    Other large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Denver

    As rents have fallen sharply in Denver, a few other large cities nationwide have seen prices increase, in some cases substantially. Compared to most similar cities across the country, Denver is less affordable for renters.

    • With cities across the state seeing varying rent trends, Colorado as a whole has logged -1.6% year-over-year decline. For example, rents have grown by 4.8% in Colorado Springs whereas rents have fallen 2.5% in Fort Collins.
    • Denver's median two-bedroom rent of $1,536 is above the national average of $1,090. Nationwide, rents have fallen by 1.5% over the past year compared to the 5.3% decline in Denver.
    • While rents in Denver fell sharply over the past year, the city of Phoenix saw an increase of 4.2%.
    • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Denver than most other large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,161.

    For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S.

    City
    Median 1BR Rent
    Median 2BR Rent
    M/M Rent Growth
    Y/Y Rent Growth
    Denver
    $1,250
    $1,540
    -0.8%
    -5.3%
    Aurora
    $1,170
    $1,470
    -0.8%
    0
    Thornton
    $1,480
    $1,680
    -0.9%
    2.5%
    Arvada
    $1,140
    $1,430
    -0.3%
    0.5%
    Westminster
    $1,330
    $1,630
    -1.1%
    0.2%
    Broomfield
    $1,600
    $1,940
    -0.6%
    -2.6%
    Parker
    $1,550
    $1,760
    -0.7%
    1.8%
    Littleton
    $1,190
    $1,590
    -0.2%
    1.4%
    Englewood
    $1,010
    $1,570
    -0.3%
    0.5%
    Lone Tree
    $1,670
    $2,070
    1.1%
    1%
    See More

    Methodology - Recent Updates:

    Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

    Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post about the methodology on our blog.

    Methodology:

    Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

    Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

    Read more about our methodology.

    About Rent Reports:

    Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

    We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.

    Read More

    January 2021 Denver Rent Report

    Welcome to the January 2021 Denver Rent Report. Denver rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Denver rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

    View full Rent Report

    January 2021 Denver Rent Report

    Welcome to the January 2021 Denver Rent Report. Denver rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Denver rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

    Denver rents decline sharply over the past month

    Denver rents have declined 0.8% over the past month, and are down sharply by 5.3% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Denver stand at $1,254 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,536 for a two-bedroom. This is the ninth straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in March. Denver's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of -1.6%, as well as the national average of -1.5%.

      Rents rising across the Denver Metro

      While rent prices have decreased in Denver over the past year, the rest of the metro is seeing the opposite trend. Rents have risen in 7 of the largest 10 cities in the Denver metro for which we have data. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

      • Lone Tree has the most expensive rents in the Denver metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,066; the city has also seen rent growth of 1.1% over the past month, the fastest in the metro.
      • Over the past year, Denver proper has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 5.3%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,536, while one-bedrooms go for $1,254.
      • Arvada has the least expensive rents in the Denver metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,428; rents decreased 0.3% over the past month but were up 0.5% over the past year.

      Other large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Denver

      As rents have fallen sharply in Denver, a few other large cities nationwide have seen prices increase, in some cases substantially. Compared to most similar cities across the country, Denver is less affordable for renters.

      • With cities across the state seeing varying rent trends, Colorado as a whole has logged -1.6% year-over-year decline. For example, rents have grown by 4.8% in Colorado Springs whereas rents have fallen 2.5% in Fort Collins.
      • Denver's median two-bedroom rent of $1,536 is above the national average of $1,090. Nationwide, rents have fallen by 1.5% over the past year compared to the 5.3% decline in Denver.
      • While rents in Denver fell sharply over the past year, the city of Phoenix saw an increase of 4.2%.
      • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Denver than most other large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,161.

      For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S.

      City
      Median 1BR Rent
      Median 2BR Rent
      M/M Rent Growth
      Y/Y Rent Growth
      Denver
      $1,250
      $1,540
      -0.8%
      -5.3%
      Aurora
      $1,170
      $1,470
      -0.8%
      0
      Thornton
      $1,480
      $1,680
      -0.9%
      2.5%
      Arvada
      $1,140
      $1,430
      -0.3%
      0.5%
      Westminster
      $1,330
      $1,630
      -1.1%
      0.2%
      Broomfield
      $1,600
      $1,940
      -0.6%
      -2.6%
      Parker
      $1,550
      $1,760
      -0.7%
      1.8%
      Littleton
      $1,190
      $1,590
      -0.2%
      1.4%
      Englewood
      $1,010
      $1,570
      -0.3%
      0.5%
      Lone Tree
      $1,670
      $2,070
      1.1%
      1%
      See More

      Methodology - Recent Updates:

      Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

      Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post about the methodology on our blog.

      Methodology:

      Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

      Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

      Read more about our methodology.

      About Rent Reports:

      Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

      We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.

      Denver Renter Confidence Survey
      National study of renter’s satisfaction with their cities and states

      Here’s how Denver ranks on:

      B+
      Overall satisfaction
      B+
      Safety and crime rate
      A-
      Jobs and career opportunities
      A
      Recreational activities
      D
      Affordability
      B-
      Quality of schools
      A
      Social Life
      A-
      Weather
      B-
      Commute time
      B
      State and local taxes
      A-
      Public transit
      A-
      Pet-friendliness

      Overview of Findings

      Apartment List has released Denver’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of 111 million American renters nationwide.

      "Denver renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "With expensive rents in tech hubs, it comes as no surprise that cost of living is a source of dissatisfaction in Denver."

      Key findings in Denver include the following:

      • Denver renters gave their city a B+ overall.
      • The highest-rated categories for Denver were social life and recreational activities, which both received A grades.
      • The area of concern to Denver renters was the affordability (D).
      • Millennial renters are very satisfied with their city, giving it an overall rating of A, while renters who are parents are less satisfied, giving it a C.
      • Denver earned similar scores to Fort Collins (A) and Colorado Springs (B+), but earned higher marks than Aurora (C).
      • Denver earned similar marks to other Tech Hubs, including San Francisco, CA (B+), Seattle, WA (B+) and Austin, TX (A-).

      The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction include Scottsdale, AZ, Irvine, CA, Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. The lowest rated cities include Tallahassee, FL, Stockton, CA, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI and Newark, NJ.

      Renters say:

      • "High cost of living, but everything else makes the cost worthwhile." – Nicole Z.
      • "Rapid growth means lots of diversity, which makes the city exciting and dynamic. I love the beautiful weather and outdoor activities all year long." – Breanna S.
      • "Love the access to mountains, friendly people and active lifestyle. Traffic and cost of living are getting worse though." – Sarah M.
      • "It’s sunny 300 days out of the year. There are tons of recreational opportunities and a world-class park system. Beautiful people with beautiful attitudes." – Robert R.

      For more information on the survey methodology and findings or to speak to one of our researchers, please contact our team at rentonomics@apartmentlist.com.

      View our national survey results here.
      Read More

      Renter Confidence Survey

      Apartment List has released Denver’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of 111 million American renters nationwide.

      "Denver renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "With...

      View full Denver Renter Survey

      Here’s how Denver ranks on:

      B+
      Overall satisfaction
      B+
      Safety and crime rate
      A-
      Jobs and career opportunities
      A
      Recreational activities
      D
      Affordability
      B-
      Quality of schools
      A
      Social Life
      A-
      Weather
      B-
      Commute time
      B
      State and local taxes
      A-
      Public transit
      A-
      Pet-friendliness

      Overview of Findings

      Apartment List has released Denver’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of 111 million American renters nationwide.

      "Denver renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "With expensive rents in tech hubs, it comes as no surprise that cost of living is a source of dissatisfaction in Denver."

      Key findings in Denver include the following:

      • Denver renters gave their city a B+ overall.
      • The highest-rated categories for Denver were social life and recreational activities, which both received A grades.
      • The area of concern to Denver renters was the affordability (D).
      • Millennial renters are very satisfied with their city, giving it an overall rating of A, while renters who are parents are less satisfied, giving it a C.
      • Denver earned similar scores to Fort Collins (A) and Colorado Springs (B+), but earned higher marks than Aurora (C).
      • Denver earned similar marks to other Tech Hubs, including San Francisco, CA (B+), Seattle, WA (B+) and Austin, TX (A-).

      The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction include Scottsdale, AZ, Irvine, CA, Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. The lowest rated cities include Tallahassee, FL, Stockton, CA, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI and Newark, NJ.

      Renters say:

      • "High cost of living, but everything else makes the cost worthwhile." – Nicole Z.
      • "Rapid growth means lots of diversity, which makes the city exciting and dynamic. I love the beautiful weather and outdoor activities all year long." – Breanna S.
      • "Love the access to mountains, friendly people and active lifestyle. Traffic and cost of living are getting worse though." – Sarah M.
      • "It’s sunny 300 days out of the year. There are tons of recreational opportunities and a world-class park system. Beautiful people with beautiful attitudes." – Robert R.

      For more information on the survey methodology and findings or to speak to one of our researchers, please contact our team at rentonomics@apartmentlist.com.

      View our national survey results here.