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Denver, PA Real Estate and Homes for Sale

Denver Overview

Buying a home in Denver, Pennsylvania is an ideal choice for first time home buyers or those looking to move to a small town full of charm located in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch’s Lancaster County. Denver homebuyers find the business climate is active with tourism, restaurants, bed and breakfast establishments and hotels in addition to cultural attractions and shopping. The Ephrata Area Chamber of Commerce, representing the northern portion of Lancaster County, calls the Denver area a “jewel.”

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Denver PA Real Estate Information


With a population of 3,332, according to the 2000 U.S. Census, Denver is a quaint, small town near the Pennsylvania Turnpike. It is accessible to PA Route 272 and US Route 222. There are 1,266 households in Denver and more than 944 families call the borough home.

Employment and Economy

According to Denver officials, the borough continues to thrive as a place where people want to live, work and invest. Industries in Denver manufacture hats, battery cables, extension cords, ladies knitwear, graphite products, woven materials, and meats, Businesses include a feed mill, banks, retail shops, and service industries.

The median income for a household was $49,085 and the median income for a family was $53,125. The per capita income for Denver was $19,705.


Denver public school students attend the Cocalico School District, a small district featuring Denver Elementary, Cocalico Middle School and Cocalico High School.


The Butcher’s Mill Covered Bridge, spanning the scenic Cocalico Creek, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. After the Landis Mill Covered Bridge, the Butcher’s Mill Covered Bridge is the second shortest covered bridge in Lancaster County. It is painted red, the traditional color of Lancaster County covered bridges. It is located on Cocalico Creek Road, just off PA Route 272.

The borough was founded in 1735 by Hans Bucher, a Swiss immigrant. Originally Denver was called Bucher’s Thal, but after a train station was built in town, the name became Union Station. In 1881, townspeople tired of being known as a train station. A 19-year old named Adam G. Brubaker checked the records of post offices in the country and found only one other town named Denver. On Nov. 1, 1881, Union Station officially became Denver. It was incorporated as a borough on Sept. 4, 1900.

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Lancaster County Demographic Information

2010 to 2012 Changeup 1.4%
2010 Count519,445
2012 Estimate526,823
2010 Estimate519,448
Age Distribution (Years Old)
0 to 46.7%
5 to 1724.3%
18 to 6453.3%
65 and Older15.7%
White (not Hispanic)84.1%
Native American0.4%
Native Hawaiian0.1%
Place of Birth
High School Graduate, Age 25+83.3%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+23.2%
English is Second Language, Age 5+15.5%
English is First Language, Age 5+84.5%
Per Capita Income$26,141
Median Household Income$55,816
People in Poverty9.9%
Average Work Commute Time23 minutes
Total Housing Units204,747
Average Household Size2.60
Owner-Occupied Median Value$187,300
Building Permits
New Private Housing Issued 20121,160
Years at Residence
1 Year or More88.1%
Less Than 1 Year11.9%
Business and Employment
Private non-farm Establishments12,041
Private non-farm Employment210,772
Private non-farm Employment Growthup 1.7%
Nonemployer Establishments38,849
Number of Firms46,957
Business Ownership by Ethnicity and Gender
Native American0.0%
Native Hawaiian0.0%
Business Production
Value of Shipments$13,269,853,000
Wholesale Trade$6,333,643,000
Retail Trade$6,542,276,000
Accommodation and Food Services$13,101
Sales Per Capita$763,937,000
Land Area943.81 sq. miles
Population Per Square Mile551

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