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Update: Ten Denver Neighborhoods With Highest Rent for a 2-Bedroom Apartment

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Number 5: Highland
Median Price for a 2 Bedroom: $2,160

Number 4: Cherry Creek
Median Price for a 2 Bedroom: $2,250

Number 3: Platt Park
Median Price for a 2 Bedroom: $,2,400

Number 2: Lincoln Park
Median Price for a 2 Bedroom: $2,510

Number 1: Lower Downtown
Median Price for a 2 Bedroom: $2,560

Key findings for Denver include:

• Denver earned an A for city satisfaction, ranking it 15th out of 100 cities
• The local economy received an A-, with 33% of renters saying it's on the right track compared to 29% who say it's on the wrong track
• 65% of Denver's renters plan to purchase a home or apartment in the future, which ranks above the national average of 60%
• A high percentage of Denver renters (76%) say they are satisfied with access to recreational opportunities, scoring above the national average of 67% and ranking in the top 20 cities nationwide
• Only 53% of renters reported satisfaction with the quality of local schools versus the national average of 55%, giving Denver a grade of B-
• The survey covered a total of 5 Colorado cities. Denver led with an overall satisfaction score of A. Englewood received a B+, followed by Colorado Springs (C+), Arvada (C+), and Aurora (D)
• The top rated cities nationwide for overall satisfaction were Plano, TX; Boston, MA; Arlington, VA; Austin, TX; and Torrance, CA. The lowest rated cities were Newark, NJ; New Haven, CT; Bridgeport, CT; Hartford, CT; and Columbia, SC
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