A broad spectrum of housing options is available in Metro Denver, ranging from executive housing to entry-level homes and apartments. The market is one of the country's hottest for home appreciation, jobless rate, and income growth.

A region of neighborhoods to call home

The Metro Denver median sales price of existing single-family detached homes was $475,000 in 2020, and $447,000 in Northern Colorado, while the national median home price was $309,800, according to the National Association of Realtors.

The average rent in the second quarter of 2021 was $1,651 per month in Metro Denver, and $1,317 per month in Northern Colorado in the second quarter of 2020*****.

*****The Division of Housing is no longer able to fund this research because of the detrimental impacts that the coronavirus pandemic has had on state government finances. As such, 2Q 2020 data is the most recently available data.

  Metro Denver Northern Colorado
Single-Family Detached Median Sales Price $475,000* (2020) $447,000** (2020)
Single-Family Attached Median Sales Price $291,400* (2020) $312,000** (2020)
Monthly Apartment Rent $1,651*** (2Q 2021) $1,317**** (4Q 2020*****)
Sources: *Colorado Comps. **Fort Collins Board of Realtors. Median home price for Fort Collins. ***Apartment Association of Metro Denver, Denver Metro Apartment Vacancy & Rent Survey, ****Colorado Division of Housing, Colorado Multi-Family Housing Vacancy and Rental Survey.

Metro Denver is taking charge of its future by proactively designing a multimodal infrastructure and intelligently planning residential, commercial, and retail development. 

Many communities, employers, and organizations in the Metro Denver area provide programs ranging from down payment assistance to community advocacy programs to increase the availability of affordable priced homes.

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