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Communities in Denver, Colorado

If only the miners who settled in Denver in 1858 during the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush knew what they had stumbled upon.

The Mile High City is booming. Denver is currently the fastest-growing city in the U.S. and has seen massive development — as well as rising real estate, including rental rent costs — during the past five years.

The largest city in the Rocky Mountain region offers a wide variety of living options among its nearly 80 defined neighborhoods, from urban high rises and modern lofts surrounding the downtown corridor to suburban ranchers with large backyards near its borders — and nearly everything in between. Denver is home to more than 600,000 residents spanning all levels of income, and city officials are committed to offering low-income housing to avoid the displacement of long-time residents who are feeling the pinch of rising real estate costs.

No matter where one chooses to reside, Denver offers a robust parks system with large regional draws across the city as well as neighborhood pocket parks for those who want to stay close to home.

Transit is a constant conversation across Denver as the city looks to increase public transportation options and safe and convenient routes to walk, run, bike and skateboard throughout the city. A growing network of dedicated pathways, sidewalks and protected bike lanes stretches across the metro area, enticing more and more people from their cars and trucks, and commuter trains reach north-south and east-west, but at the moment Denver remains a car-centric city.

Denver Public Schools is the fastest-growing urban school district in the country and offers an enviable school choice system that includes traditional, magnet and charter elementary, middle and high schools.

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