Living Downtown Denver (LoDo)


Updated: 12-01-2021 05:13pm

Moving to the metro Denver area? If so, you have made a fantastic choice. Those who live here understand that it is truly a privilege to live in Colorado and in the Mile High City area. Very few places in the country can rival Colorado’s breathtaking natural beauty, excellent business opportunities, and amazing climate with more than 300 days of sunshine each year.

The metro Denver area is characterized by an extraordinary array of attractions and amenities, including zoos, spacious parks, all major professional sports teams, historical sites, and a variety of museums, aquariums, planetariums and much more.

Residents enjoy quality schools and universities both public and private. Quality healthcare facilities are in abundance, including some of the most acclaimed hospitals and research institutions in the nation.

Metro Denver is served by environmentally friendly Light Rail and other convenient transportation systems. Denver International Airport is regarded as one of the finest airports worldwide, and the region is a world leader in the aerospace industry.

Sports and recreational facilities are among the finest in the nation, and dining, shopping, entertainment, and cultural attractions are found throughout Denver and suburban communities. Likewise, the best skiing and destinations resorts on the planet are just a short drive away in Colorado’s magnificent high country.

Real estate opportunities are as diverse as you’ll find anywhere, from luxury penthouses, lofts, and condominiums in or near downtown, to magnificent mansions, bungalows, Victorians and more in Denver’s historic neighborhoods.

Here are some fun facts that most people will not know, unless you’re a devout trivia buff. Louis Ballast, who operated the Humpty Dumpty Barrel Drive-In in Denver, was the first person to trademark the cheeseburger.

Famous Rock and Roll band Led Zeppelin played their first show in America at the Denver Auditorium Arena on December 26, 1968.

Denver was rated as the healthiest city in the country for pets by Ralston Purina, ranking high in categories such as veterinarian to pet ratio and a low number of fleas.

Denver has the largest city park system in the nation, with 14,000 acres of mountain parks and 2,500 acres of natural areas.

Elvis Presley once flew in his private jet from Memphis to Denver’s Stapleton Airport just for a sandwich. He ordered 22 Fool’s Gold Loafs, a sandwich containing a jar of peanut

butter, a jar of grape jelly, and one pound of bacon, from the Colorado Gold Mine Company Steakhouse for him and his friends.
 

  List of Zipcodes in Living Downtown Denver (LoDo)

Zip Code Zip Code Name Zip Code Population
80202 Denver 18,988
Source: Census Bureau  


  Demographics


State

Colorado


County

Denver County


City

Denver


Population

734,508

Zip Code City County State National
Population 18,988 734,508 734,331 5,759,582 331,426,769
Population Density 16,956.1 4,794.0 4,799.5 55.5 93.8
Percent Male 54.0% 50.0% 50.0% 49.0% 49.0%
Percent Female 46.0% 50.0% 50.0% 51.0% 51.0%
Median Age 38.8 37.6 37.6 40.2 39.0
People per Household 1.4 2.2 2.2 2.8 2.6
Median Household Income $101,112 $69,660 $69,646 $115,942 $61,963
Average Income per Capital $97,259 $45,195 $45,172 $50,725 $33,235
Source: Census Bureau  

  Market Data


Median Home Value

$578,500


Median Rental

$1,788


Available Properties

41

Zip Code City County State National
Median Sale Price $578,500 $485,000 $485,000 $425,100 $277,796
Median Age of Home 28.0 56.0 56.0 39.0 49.0
Homes Owned 33.0% 46.0% 46.0% 67.0% 58.0%
Homes Rented 51.0% 46.0% 46.0% 23.0% 31.0%
Homes Vacant 15.0% 7.0% 7.0% 4.0% 11.0%
Sources: Census Bureau   / Homendo  

Living Downtown Denver (LoDo) Market Trend Live Update
Source: REcolorado  



  Climate & Environment


January Average
Low Temperature

15.6 °F


July Average
High Temperature

88.3 °F


Annual Precipitation
(inch)

18 inches

Zip Code City County State National
January Average Low Temperature 15.6 °F 15.2 °F 15.2 °F 13.7 °F 22.6 °F
July Average High Temperature 88.3 °F 88.0 °F 88.0 °F 77.5 °F 86.1 °F
Annual Precipitation (inch) 18 in. 16 in. 16 in. 19 in. 38 in.
Source: NOAA Climate  

  Quality of Life


Cost of Living

60.0


Health Cost Index

93.0


Commute Time

20.0


Working from Home

9.0%

Zip Code City County State National
Cost of Living Index 60.0 86.0 86.0 110.0 100.0
Health Cost Index 93.0 96.0 96.0 119.0 100.0
Commute Time 20.0 24.0 24.0 25.0 24.8
Commuting by Bus 19.0% 9.0% 9.0% 1.2% 2.1%
Commuting by Carpool 8.0% 14.0% 14.0% 11.0% 13.5%
Commuting by Auto 63.0% 73.0% 73.0% 80.0% 79.1%
Working at Home 9.0% 4.0% 4.0% 5.2% 4.7%
Source: Census Bureau  


  Schools & Education

Source: Great Schools  

  Walk Score®

Source: Walk Score®  

  Safety & Crime


Violent Crimes

480.3


Property Crimes

2,429.9

Zip Code City County State National

  Violent Crimes

Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
Assault 11.7 204.6 476.6 246.3 250.2
Murder 2.3 2.5 9.2 3.8 5.0
Rape 92.0 71.4 97.8 67.2 42.6
Robbery 3743 64.4 165.3 63.6 81.6

  Property Crimes

Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
Burglary 873.1 347.5 544.2 348.4 340.5
Theft 937.5 1,840.0 2,473.0 1,858.3 1,549.5
Motor Vehicle Theft 619.3 603.4 726.3 384.0 219.9

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