In recent years, Denver has taken a stance on helping people who are or become homeless, particularly under the administrations of mayors John Hickenlooper and Wellington Webb. At a rate of 19 homeless per 10,000 residents in 2011 as compared to 50 or more per 10,000 residents for the four metro areas with the highest rate of homelessness, Denver's homeless population and rate of homeless are both considerably lower than many other major cities. However, residents of the city streets suffer Denver winters – which, although mild and dry much of the time, can have brief periods of extremely cold temperatures and snow.
Ubicado a 15 millas al sur del centro de Denver, el área de West Hampden está ubicado parcialmente en Denver, pero tu cercanía a las afueras y se superponen con como Englewood, Aurora y Lakewood le otorgan una sensación suburbana con un lugar urbana. Predominantemente nuevas construcciones se llena la zona, lo que garantiza que los compradores y los inquilinos tienen acceso a las hermosas homes y apartamentos con comodidades modernas.
As of 2017, Denver International Airport has been rated by Skytrax as the 28th best airport in the world, falling to second place in the United States behind only Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Skytrax also named DIA as the second best regional airport in North America for 2017, and the fourth best regional airport in the world.
El Calificación de GreatSchools ayuda a padres comparar las escuelas dentro de un estado basan en una variedad de la escuela de indicadores de calidad y ofrece una útil sobre cómo cada uno de manera efectiva la escuela sirve todos sus estudiantes. Las calificaciones están en una escala de 1 (por debajo del promedio) a 10 (encima del promedio) y puede incluir los puntajes de prueba, preparación universitaria, el progreso académica, de los campos de avanzada, de valores de participación de capital, disciplina y la asistencia de datos. El hotel también informar a los padres para visitar escuelas, considere otras información sobre el desempeño y los programas escolares, y tenga en cuenta las necesidades para la familia como parte del proceso de selección de la escuela.
As of January 2013, the City and County of Denver has defined 78 official neighborhoods that the city and community groups use for planning and administration. Although the city's delineation of the neighborhood boundaries is somewhat arbitrary, it corresponds roughly to the definitions used by residents. These "neighborhoods" should not be confused with cities or suburbs, which may be separate entities within the metro area.
All roads in the downtown grid system are streets (e.g. 16th Street, Stout Street). Roads outside that system that travel east/west are given the suffix "avenue" and those that head north and south are given the "street" suffix (e.g. Colfax Avenue, Lincoln Street). Boulevards are higher capacity streets and travel any direction (more commonly north and south). Smaller roads are sometimes referred to as places, drives (though not all drives are smaller capacity roads, some are major thoroughfares) or courts. Most streets outside the area between Broadway and Colorado Boulevard are organized alphabetically from the city's center.
The median household income was $45,438, and the median family income was $48,195. Males had a median income of $36,232 versus $33,768 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,101. 19.1% of the population and 14.6% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 25.3% of those under the age of 18 and 13.7% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.