These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Denver


We used science and data to determine which Denver neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Denver

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Denver has to offer. Where houses go for over 2.9x the national median and household incomes are 2.07x the national median.

But where exactly in Denver do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Cherry Creek where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Denver out of 22:

  1. Cherry Creek
  2. Washington Park
  3. Stapleton
  4. Auraria
  5. Central East Denver
  6. Lodo
  7. Park Hill
  8. Gateway-Green Valley Ranch
  9. Golden Triangle
  10. Highland

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $791,276. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Denver.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Denver

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Denver by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Cherry Creek, was named the richest neighborhood in Denver.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Capitol Hill.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Denver ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Denver

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Cherry Creek $103,729
2 Washington Park $97,610
3 Stapleton $92,896
4 Auraria $82,386
5 Central East Denver $78,024
6 Lodo $71,648
7 Park Hill $71,247
8 Gateway-Green Valley Ranch $69,455
9 Golden Triangle $65,306
10 Highland $58,975
11 University $57,222
12 Southeastern Denver $56,385
13 Alamo Placita $53,765
14 Southwestern Denver $51,820
15 Five Points $49,801
16 Northwestern Denver $48,352
17 Jefferson Park $46,221
18 City Park $45,498
19 Baker $44,451
20 Northern Denver $42,724
21 Central West Denver $41,959
22 Capitol Hill $41,581

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