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Denver Rents Are Going Up Again

The Apartments at Denver Place has units available starting at $1,345. Additional photos below.
The Apartments at Denver Place has units available starting at $1,345. Additional photos below. ApartmentGuide.com
Through a good portion of last year, rent prices in the metro Denver area began to plateau in many, though not all, parts of the city. But the trends appear to be changing. According to a just-released report from apartmentlist.com, the cost of rent is up in most of the ten major neighborhoods highlighted by the site when analyzed both monthly and yearly.

The major takeaways from the report: Denver rents grew by 0.5 percent over this past month, with prices rising by 1.1 percent over the past year. The city proper has the third-highest rents in the metro, with Highlands Ranch standing as the most expensive. One-bedrooms in Highlands Ranch go for $1,430 on average, while the median cost for a two-bedroom is $1,860.

As for the aforementioned ten neighborhoods, the rent changes there vary from slight dips to increases of as much as 2.9 percent over the past month and 7.9 percent on an annual basis.

Find the latest numbers below, illustrated by photos of ten metro-Denver complexes with units currently available at prices noted in the captions. Also included are links to the site that's highlighting them, ApartmentGuide.com. Click to read the complete ApartmentList.com February 2017 Denver rent report.

click to enlarge The Overlook at Mile High. $1,055-$2,140. 3190 West 14th Avenue, Denver. - APARTMENTGUIDE.COM
The Overlook at Mile High. $1,055-$2,140. 3190 West 14th Avenue, Denver.
Highland
Median one-bedroom price: $1,690
Median two-bedroom price: $2,400
Month-to-month price change: 0.9 percent
Year-to-year price change: 6.4 percent

click to enlarge Aspect. From $1,250. 10400 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree. - APARTMENTGUIDE.COM
Aspect. From $1,250. 10400 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree.
Five Points
Median one-bedroom price: $1,570
Median two-bedroom price: $2,050
Month-to-month price change: 2.4 percent
Year-to-year price change: -0.3 percent

click to enlarge Decatur Point. $1,465-$2,858. 2700 North Decatur Street, Denver. - APARTMENTGUIDE.COM
Decatur Point. $1,465-$2,858. 2700 North Decatur Street, Denver.
Speer
Median one-bedroom price: $1,260
Median two-bedroom price: $1,810
Month-to-month price change: -0.1 percent
Year-to-year price change: 3.2 percent

click to enlarge Lamar Station Apartments. From $675. 1450 Lamar Street, Lakewood. - APARTMENTGUIDE.COM
Lamar Station Apartments. From $675. 1450 Lamar Street, Lakewood.
Hampden South
Median one-bedroom price: $1,240
Median two-bedroom price: $1,790
Month-to-month price change: 0.7 percent
Year-to-year price change: -0.9 percent

click to enlarge Centric LoHi. From $1,499. 2525 18th Street, Denver. - APARTMENTGUIDE.COM
Centric LoHi. From $1,499. 2525 18th Street, Denver.
Capitol Hill
Median one-bedroom price: $1,200
Median two-bedroom price: $1,680
Month-to-month price change: -0.1 percent
Year-to-year price change: 4.6 percent

Continue to see the February 2017 rent prices for five more Denver neighborhoods, as well as photos of units that are currently available in the metro.

click to enlarge Cadence Union Station. From $1,395. 1920 17th Street, Denver. - APARTMENTGUIDE.COM
Cadence Union Station. From $1,395. 1920 17th Street, Denver.
Lowry Field
Median one-bedroom price: $1,230
Median two-bedroom price: $1,630
Month-to-month price change: 0.0 percent
Year-to-year price change: 6.4 percent

The Manhattan. From $1,410. 1850 Bassett Street, Denver. - APARTMENTGUIDE.COM
The Manhattan. From $1,410. 1850 Bassett Street, Denver.
University Hills
Median one-bedroom price: $1,040
Median two-bedroom price: $1,600
Month-to-month price change: 2.9 percent
Year-to-year price change: -4.6 percent

click to enlarge Alta City House. $1,335-$2,827. 1801 Chestnut Place, Denver. - APARTMENTGUIDE.COM
Alta City House. $1,335-$2,827. 1801 Chestnut Place, Denver.
Montbello
Median one-bedroom price: $1,140
Median two-bedroom price: $1,500
Month-to-month price change: 0.7 percent
Year-to-year price change: 4.2 percent

click to enlarge The Huron. From $1,530. 2975 Huron Street, Denver. - APARTMENTGUIDE.COM
The Huron. From $1,530. 2975 Huron Street, Denver.
Hampden
Median one-bedroom price: $1,080
Median two-bedroom price: $1,370
Month-to-month price change: -0.5 percent
Year-to-year price change: 5.5 percent

click to enlarge Skyline 1801. $1,407-$2,402. 1801 Arapahoe Street, Denver. - APARTMENTGUIDE.COM
Skyline 1801. $1,407-$2,402. 1801 Arapahoe Street, Denver.
Virginia Village
Median one-bedroom price: $1,080
Median two-bedroom price: $1,360
Month-to-month price change: 0.7 percent
Year-to-year price change: 7.9 percent
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