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Photos: Ten best U.S. neighborhoods for millennials -- and the Denver area on the list

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Niche.com has compiled a wide-ranging list of the best American cities and neighborhoods for millennials. It's a wide-ranging roster encompassing major communities across the country -- and one Denver residential area landed in the top ten.

Continue to count down the Niche's photo-illustrated picks, featuring text and data from the site -- and there's a lot more where that came from. To access the original post, click here.

Number 10: San Diego, California -- Little Italy

Photos: Ten best U.S. neighborhoods for millennials -- and the Denver area on the list

POPULATION

1,633

POPULATION DENSITY

10,022 people/sq.mi.

SIZE

Little Italy is a neighborhood in San Diego, CA, with 1,633 residents. It has very high home values and very high rent costs. Its citizens generally have high education levels and average income levels.

% Age 25-34

15%

Median Rent

$1,261

Median Income

$30,196

Crime Score

Low

Representative College

University of San Diego

Number 9: Minneapolis, Minnesota -- North Loop

Photos: Ten best U.S. neighborhoods for millennials -- and the Denver area on the list

POPULATION

3,469

POPULATION DENSITY

4,185 people/sq.mi.

SIZE

North Loop is a neighborhood in Minneapolis, MN, with 3,469 residents. It has very high home values and very high rent costs. Its citizens generally have high education levels and very high income levels.

% Age 25-34

14%

Median Rent

$864

Median Income

$33,511

Crime Score

Average*

Representative College

University of Minnesota

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Number 8: Dallas, Texas -- Oak Lawn

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POPULATION

31,473

POPULATION DENSITY

9,053 people/sq.mi.

SIZE

3 sq.mi.

Oak Lawn is a neighborhood in Dallas, TX, with 31,473 residents. It has very high home values and very high rent costs. Its citizens generally have high education levels and very high income levels.

% Age 25-34

15%

Median Rent

$874

Median Income

$29,830

Crime Score

Below Average

Representative College

Southern Methodist University

Number 7: Denver, Colorado -- Speer

Photos: Ten best U.S. neighborhoods for millennials -- and the Denver area on the list

POPULATION

11,170

POPULATION DENSITY

12,910 people/sq.mi.

SIZE

Speer is a neighborhood in Denver, CO, with 11,170 residents. It has very high home values and average rent costs. Its citizens generally have high education levels and average income levels.

% Age 25-34

15%

Median Rent

$902

Median Income

$32,422

Crime Score

Below Average

Representative College

University of Denver

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Number 6: Boston, Massachusetts -- Springhill (Somerville)

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POPULATION

9,010

POPULATION DENSITY

22,657 people/sq.mi.

SIZE

Spring Hill is a neighborhood in Somerville, MA, with 9,010 residents. It has very high home values and very high rent costs. Its citizens generally have very high education levels and high income levels.

% Age 25-34

13%

Median Rent

$1,163

Median Income

$33,659

Crime Score

Below Average

Representative College

Boston University

Number 5: San Francisco, California -- Cow Hollow

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POPULATION

8,042

POPULATION DENSITY

23,751 people/sq.mi.

SIZE

Cow Hollow is a neighborhood in San Francisco, CA, with 8,042 residents. It has very high home values and very high rent costs. Its citizens generally have high education levels and very high income levels.

% Age 25-34

15%

Median Rent

$1,344

Median Income

$36,119

Crime Score

Average

Representative College

University of San Francisco

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Number 4: Chicago, Illinois -- Wicker Park

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POPULATION

24,391

POPULATION DENSITY

24,274 people/sq.mi.

SIZE

1 sq.mi.

Wicker Park is a neighborhood in Chicago, IL, with 24,391 residents. It has very high home values and very high rent costs. Its citizens generally have high education levels and very high income levels.

% Age 25-34

14%

Median Rent

$931

Median Income

$30,061

Crime Score

Average*

Representative College

DePaul University

Number 3: Washington, D.C. -- Clarendon (Arlington)

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POPULATION

6,949

POPULATION DENSITY

28,255 people/sq.mi.

SIZE

Clarendon/Courthouse is a neighborhood in Arlington, VA, with 6,949 residents. It has very high home values and very high rent costs. Its citizens generally have very high education levels and very high income levels.

% Age 25-34

15%

Median Rent

$1,353

Median Income

$42,226

Crime Score

Average

Representative College

Georgetown University

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Number 2: Austin, Texas -- South River City

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POPULATION

6,530

POPULATION DENSITY

5,824 people/sq.mi.

SIZE

1 sq.mi.

South River City/Travis Heights is a neighborhood in Austin, TX, with 6,530 residents. It has very high home values and high rent costs. Its citizens generally have high education levels and high income levels.

% Age 25-34

17%

Median Rent

$936

Median Income

$30,816

Crime Score

Below Average

Representative College

University of Texas-Austin

Number 1: New York City -- Greenpoint (Brooklyn)

Photos: Ten best U.S. neighborhoods for millennials -- and the Denver area on the list

POPULATION

32,508

POPULATION DENSITY

23,549 people/sq.mi.

SIZE

1 sq.mi.

Greenpoint is a neighborhood in New York City, NY, with 32,508 residents. It has very high home values and very high rent costs. Its citizens generally have high education levels and average income levels.

% Age 25-34

14%

Median Rent

$1,157

Median Income

$31,703

Crime Rate

Low

Representative College

New York University

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