Denver, NC
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Denver profile

Living in Denver

Denver is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,697 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Denver is the 264th largest community in North Carolina.

Denver real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Denver house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns, Denver isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Denver are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Denver is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Denver who work in sales jobs (27.60%), food service (10.21%), and management occupations (9.45%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Denver has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Denver a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Denver, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.89 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Denver is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Denver, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 97.20% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

Being a small town, Denver does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Denver overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Denver, 23.95% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Denver in 2018 was $30,053, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,212 for a family of four. However, Denver contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Denver is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Denver home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Denver residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Denver include German, English, Scottish, Irish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Denver is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.