Denver Neighborhood Rankings for 2015

Beyond looking for the perfect dream house, home buyers also search for an ideal neighborhood that balances community and privacy, excitement and safety.


Many home buyers base moving decisions on factors like neighborhood crime rates, unemployment rates, access to quality schools and, depending on their lifestyle, additional aspects like proximity to restaurants and entertainment venues. Each year, 5280 Magazine uses these factors and more to rank all of Denver’s neighborhoods.


In case you missed it, the 2015 list of Denver’s Best Neighborhoods has been released! Many of our favorite sections of the city scored very high.


Here is a quick rundown of some high-ranking neighborhoods that Denver home buyers should consider for their 2015 property search:


Lowry Features Affordable Condos and Homes


Those who are looking to live the condominium lifestyle will find Lowry to be a great neighborhood to move to. It also has single-family homes that start in the $200k's. There are bars and restaurants nearby, including Lowry Beer Garden.


Check out our list of Lowry homes for sale in Denver.


Cherry Creek Offers Upscale Shopping and Night Life


Whether you're looking to dine at a fine restaurant or browse for beautiful, unique items at a shopping plaza, you'll find plenty of ways to enjoy life in Cherry Creek. This neighborhood is high-end with homes averaging north of $1 million. It also has excellent schools and a low crime rate as well.


Visit our Cherry Creek Denver neighborhood real estate page for info on homes for sale in this section of town.


Wellshire Has It All


This neighborhood is ideal for families who want the luxury of living in an urban community with the second lowest crime rate in the city and legendary grade schools. It's also filled with midcentury ranches that are to die for.


Learn more about Wellshire Denver homes on the market right now!


Washington Park is a Denver Icon


Wash Park is vibrant, features great schools, has access to major highways and has beautiful, scenic parks. Bungalows and Denver Squares have made this area popular for visitors and home buyers alike. Wash Park is where a lot of Denver residents aspire to live one day.


View Wash Park homes for sale.


What’s Your Favorite?


Not everyone is going to agree with 5280’s list of the best Denver neighborhoods. If you think there are some sections of town that deserve to be ranked higher or lower, leave a comment below to start the debate.

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