Denver Metro

The Denver Metro offers an incredible variety of housing styles, including everything from bungalows, Victorian or Tudor-style homes, traditional single-family homes, or contemporary grand luxury homes.

Welcome to the Denver Metro

 
A young, hip, and exciting area with opportunities to live your best life every day
 

The Denver Metro offers an incredible variety of housing styles, including everything from bungalows, Victorian or Tudor-style homes, traditional single-family homes, or contemporary grand luxury homes. Finding the property of your dreams in the Denver Metro may mean narrowing down the many properties available and making a list of the amenities you want most, whether you're looking for the privacy of a mountain home or the convenience of a home closer to the city. 

In Denver, you'll have the joy of experiencing all four seasons and all the activities that go along with them. At the same time, you'll appreciate the city amenities available in the greater Denver area. 

What to Love

  • Ideal location at the base of the Rocky Mountains
  • Gorgeous weather
  • Fantastic arts and food scene 
  • The best of both worlds, for fantastic shopping and dining or quieter days in the mountains
  • Conveniently located, with easy airport access

Local Lifestyle

Denver has something for everyone, including a young, hip lifestyle with plenty of breweries, shopping opportunities, and local restaurants. Many of its residents embrace a wide variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, swimming, or simply walking around one of the many parks. It has a great music scene, buzzing nightlife, and many employment opportunities, including government work, university jobs, and healthcare. 

Denver is well-known for its relatively easy access to stunning ski slopes and gorgeous mountains, which are often some of the biggest draws in the area. Recreation in Denver doesn't stop in the winter but rather gets increasingly exciting as people head out to the slopes. 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

You'll find a variety of great dining opportunities across the Denver Metro. Visit Guard and Grace to check out some of the best steaks in the Denver area or visit Fruition Restaurant for one of the best farm-fresh New American dining opportunities in Colorado. At The Capital Grille, you'll find an incredible upscale chophouse experience, complete with classic American fare. 

One of the best areas to check out is South Pearl Street in Denver which has great walkability to some wonderful restaurants such as Sushi Den and Izakaya Den or coffee shops such as Stella’s Coffee.  There is also a large farmer’s market on Pearl Street all summer long.


If you're looking for a place to take in fantastic theater and other performances, consider the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, where you'll find ten different performance spaces where you can take in plays, musicals, and more. The Denver Performing Arts Complex also offers a number of exciting entertainment opportunities. 

And of course, Denver is home to some exciting professional sports teams such as the Denver Broncos football, Rockies baseball, Avalanche hockey, Nuggets basketball, and Mammoth lacrosse.

Things to Do

When it comes to festivals and events, Denver regularly has something new to deliver. Try visiting the Denver International Festival, the Denver Greek Festival, or the Denver Arts Festival each year. Of course, there are many outdoor opportunities throughout the Denver area. Check out Confluence Park for picturesque trails and kayaking, or visit Inspiration Point Park for gorgeous, paved trails and scenic views that will have you enjoying the fresh air.

One of the most treasured parks is 155-acre Washington Park which has 2 lakes and a 2.6-mile biking and running trail loop.  There are also paddle boats, tennis, and basketball courts for locals to enjoy.

 If you're looking for an urban park with more attractions, consider City Park, with its amazing city views and multiple amenities, including a zoo and golf course. With so many things to do in the Denver area, residents will always be able to find something to enjoy or a new exciting adventure to take. 

 

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Overview for Denver Metro, CO

706,799 people live in Denver Metro, where the median age is 34.8 and the average individual income is $50,642. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

706,799

Total Population

34.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$50,642

Average individual Income

Around Denver Metro, CO

There's plenty to do around Denver Metro, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
62
Bikeable
Bike Score
27
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Caffé Mercato, Smokin' Bones BBQ, and The Pie Queen.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.15 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.74 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.58 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.19 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.67 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.63 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Denver Metro, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Denver Metro. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Steck Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Florida Pitt-Waller Ece-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Teller Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Bansbach Academy At Denver Childrens Home
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Most Precious Blood School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Iliff Preschool Inc.
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
University Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Bromwell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Bryant Webster Dual Language Ece-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
5/5
Eagleton Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Edison Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Johnson Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Valdez Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Denison Montessori School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
Florence Crittenton High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Polaris Elementary School
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
5/5
KIPP Sunshine Peak Academy
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
2/5
STRIVE Prep - Sunnyside
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
University Prep - Arapahoe St.
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
North High School Engagement Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
DSST: Byers Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Reach Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
RiseUp Community School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Garfield Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Good Shepherd Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Parzival Shield Waldorf Preschool Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Ricks Center For Gifted Children
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St John's Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Childrens Garden Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Beach Court Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Columbian Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Cowell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Emily Griffith High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
International Academy of Denver at Harrington
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
John F Kennedy High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Charles M. Schenck (CMS) Community School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Steele Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Swansea Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Cole Arts and Science Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
KIPP Denver Collegiate High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
DSST: College View Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Girls Athletic Leadership School High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Colorado High School Charter - GES
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
KIPP Sunshine Peak Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
St Vincent De Paul Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Asbury Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Centennial A School for Expeditionary Learning
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Colfax Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
College View Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Garden Place Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Gust Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Contemporary Learning Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
University Prep - Steele St.
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Academia Ana Marie Sandoval
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
Stephen Knight Center for Early Education
PUBLIC
PreK - K
No rating available
Creativity Challenge Community
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
DSST: College View High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
5280 High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
American Indian Academy of Denver
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Colorado International School
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
Cheltenham Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Columbine Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Godsman Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Dora Moore Ece-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Whittier Ece-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
No rating available
Denver Justice High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
STRIVE Prep - Westwood
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Mathematics and Science Leadership Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Denver Center for 21st-Century Learning at Wyman
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
DSST: Cole Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Denver Montessori Junior/Senior High School
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
2/5
Denver Center for International Studies at Fairmon
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Compassion Road Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Denver School of Innovation and Sustainable Design
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Accelerated Schools
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
The Montessori School Of Washington Park
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Rose Of Lima Catholic Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Yeshiva Toras Chaim High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Montessori Academy Of Colorado
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
St Elizabeth School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Rocky Mountain School of Expeditionary Learning
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Holm Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Denver School of the Arts
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
Southmoor Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
DSST: Montview High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Westerly Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Isabella Bird Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Stanley British Primary School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Denver Academy Of Torah
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Thw Logan School For Creative Learning
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Montview Community Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Ellis Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
McMeen Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Montclair School of Academics and Enrichment
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Palmer Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Samuels Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Smith Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Highline Academy Southeast
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Denver Language School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Swigert International School