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Average rent in Denver, CO

$1,997/mo Denver, CO average rental price, October 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Denver, CO is $1,997.

Denver, CO apartment rent ranges

About 41% of apartment rents in Denver, CO range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 38% of apartments. Around 21% of Denver’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Denver, CO rent trends

Local Guides for Renters

Getting around in Denver, CO

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Walk Score®: 24, Transit Score®: 55, Bike Score®: 59

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Denver, CO last updated?

Prices and availability in Denver, CO were last updated on 19 Mar 2023.

What are the best apartments in Denver, CO?

The best apartments in Denver, CO are: Spyglass Creek, Monaco Lakes, Franklin 10, North Hill and Monaco Row.

What is the average rent in Denver, CO?

The average rent in Denver, CO is $1,997. Start your search for apartments in Denver, CO now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Denver, CO?

The price range for a studio apartment in Denver, CO is between $620 and $11,621. View all studio apartments in Denver, CO.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Denver, CO?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Denver, CO is between $393 and $8,593. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Denver, CO now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Denver, CO?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Denver, CO is between $620 and $18,565. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Denver, CO.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Denver, CO?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Denver, CO is between $620 and $18,565. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Denver, CO.

What type of rental buildings are in Denver, CO?

In Denver, 50% of the residents are renting compared to 50% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 32% of Denver’s rentals, 50% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 17% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Denver, CO?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Denver are about 27 years old, on average. Of these, 52% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 6 stories. About 50% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 34% are mid-rises, and 8% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Denver, CO?

Studio apartments in Denver are around 7% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 52% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 36% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Renter's guide to Denver, CO

Famous for the Denver Broncos, mountains, and outdoor activities, Denver is the largest city in Colorado. The Mile High City sits 5280 feet above sea level, and the area was not populated until the mid 1880s. During the Gold Rush, Denver began to grow, and ever since its Wild West days it has been a cultural and sustainable area with “big city” appeal.

The Mile High City is smaller than Chicago and Houston. Compared to Baltimore and Tampa, Denver is bigger. With a total land area of 155 square miles, Denver is about the same size as Seattle.

Denver is a little over 900 miles away from San Antonio, Texas, and almost 2,000 miles away from Boston. Colorado Springs is a mere one-hour drive away and driving to Boulder takes about 35-40 minutes in good traffic conditions.

The weather in Denver boasts 300 days of sunshine, with the possibility of single digit temps in the winter and mid 80s in the summer. The Denver climate can be very dry during summer months as well as winter months, and cold temps with snow can last from October to May.

Tips for renting in Denver, CO

If you’re thinking of moving to Denver, you’ll find that the downtown area is one of the most walkable in the US, with plenty of nice rental options to choose from.

Renting an apartment in Denver

Renters should know that Denver landlords do not have any limits on what they can charge for a security deposit. But the deposit must be returned within a month after a tenant moves from their Denver apartment. State law mandates that landlords must give tenants at least 10 days notice to raise rent for month-to-month leases. If you’re looking to rent in Denver, know that according to Colorado law you can withhold rent if a landlord fails to take care of important repairs.

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Denver, CO demographics

Denver, CO has a population of 706,799 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 351,034 of Denver’s residents are women and 355,765 are men. The median age of those who live in Denver, CO is 34.8.

Living in Denver, CO

There are numerous things to do in Denver during all seasons, like hiking, biking, or skiing in the mountains. Denver was ranked as one of the best places to live in 2016.

There are a few cons to living in Denver, however. The city is currently experiencing a rapid population growth, making traffic congested. Many Denver bus lines do not run or have limited service in some areas of the city.

Denver, CO households

  • 148,599 Family
    165,327 Non-family
  • 73,982 Children
    239,944 No Children
  • 313,926Total Number of Households
  • 2.21Average People Per Household
  • $78,177Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 313,926 households in Denver, CO. 148,599 are family households and 165,327 are non-family households. There are 73,982 households with children in Denver and 239,944 households without children. On average, about 2.21 people live in a household in Denver, CO.

Things to do in Denver, CO

The Denver music scene is always booming, and you can see shows at smaller venues or at bigger ones like the Pepsi Center or the famous Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre.

Sports enthusiasts will love it here! Denver has seven professional sports teams, including the Denver Broncos, Denver Nuggets, and Colorado Avalanche. Enjoy a show at

Denver, CO employment & economy

Major companies in Denver with headquarters in the city include the Coors Brewing Company, Arrow Electronics, and Chipotle Mexican Grill. Advanced manufacturing, aerospace, and bioscience are the top industries in Denver, and the city is a major energy research center as well as a regional headquarters for government agencies.

Education in Denver, CO

Top colleges in Denver include the School of Mines, The University of Colorado Denver, and Johnson & Wales University. Widely recognized today as one of the best urban school systems in the US, the Denver Public School system has 185 schools in Denver.

Denver, CO education statistics

The level of education of the population of Denver, CO is as follows: 5% have no high school education, 22% completed some high school, 19% partially completed college, 5% have an Associate Degree, 30% have a Bachelor Degree, and 18% have a Graduate Degree.

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