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Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Is the cost of living in Denver increasing? If you're a renter, the answer is almost certainly "Yes." A Trulia.com analysis of rental prices nationwide includes a roster of cities with the highest rent boosts from August 2013 to August 2014, and Denver has a prominent place on it despite overall prices remaining in the middle range -- for now, anyhow. Count down the photo-illustrated, data-infused top twenty below, and to read the complete Trulia.com post, click here.

See also: Ten Cities With the Greatest Growth in Poor Neighborhoods -- Including One in Colorado

Number 20: Boston, Massachusetts

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 4.9 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 3.3 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $2,350

Number 19: Orange County, California

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 5.1 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 2.8 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $2,100

Number 18: Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 5.7 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 4.7 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,150

Number 17: Las Vegas, Nevada

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 6 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 3 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,000

Continue to keep counting down the twenty cities with the fastest-rising rents. Number 16: Riverside-San Bernardino, Califronia

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 6.3 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 4.9 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,550

Number 15: St. Louis, Missouri-Illinois

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 6.4 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 5.9 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $950

Number 14: San Diego, California

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 6.6 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 11 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $2,000

Number 13: New York, New York-New Jersey

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 7 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 5.3 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $3,500

Continue to keep counting down the twenty cities with the fastest-rising rents. Number 12: Atlanta, Georgia

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 7.7 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 8.7 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,250

Number 11: Chicago, Illinois

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 7.7 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 5.9 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,650

Number 10: Phoenix, Arizona

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 8.3 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 6.7 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,050

Number 9: Baltimore, Maryland

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 8.3 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 7.4 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,600

Continue to keep counting down the twenty cities with the fastest-rising rents. Number 8: Seattle, Washington

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 8.7 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 8.4 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,850

Number 7: Los Angeles,California

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 8.8 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 5.4 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $2,450

Number 6: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 9.2 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 5 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,600

Number 5: Miami, Florida

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 11. 3 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 8.5 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $2,450

Continue to keep counting down the twenty cities with the fastest-rising rents. Number 4: Denver, Colorado

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 13.1 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 10.4 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,550

Number 3: Oakland, California

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 14.4 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 10.7 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $2,600

Number 2: San Francisco, California

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 14.5 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 15.1 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $3,500

Number 1: Sacramento, California

Photos: Twenty Cities With the Fastest-Rising Rents -- and Denver's Place on the List

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 14.9 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 8 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,250

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