Denver, CO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 251,435 housing units in Denver. This represents a 4.9% growth from 239,636 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 251,433 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 2 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Denver is about 52.5%. Denver's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.9%. Average household size is 2.27 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Denver were built after 1958.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type6.50%
One Bedroom25.30%
Two Bedrooms31.80%
Three Bedrooms22.60%
Four Bedrooms10.70%
Five Bedrooms or more3.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$165,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$180,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.08
Median year structure was built1963
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$706

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage11.60%
Home Equity Loan7%
Simple Mortgage57.10%
Debt Free23.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.3%