Richest Neighborhoods In Denver, CO For 2020


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

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our fifth time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Denver.
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 3.32x the national median and household incomes are 2.26x 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 $124,277.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Denver out of 22 for 2020.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Denver for 2020? According to the most recent census data, Cherry Creek looks to be the richest Denver neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $915,630. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Denver. Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Denver reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Denver and the worst neighborhoods in Denver. Or, for living around Denver, out the best Denver suburbs and the worst Denver suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Denver For 2020

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 criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

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 For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Cherry Creek $124,277
2 Stapleton $120,028
3 Washington Park $104,384
4 Central East Denver $88,432
5 Auraria $85,521
6 Golden Triangle $83,929
7 Park Hill $82,311
8 Highland $81,071
9 University $74,201
10 Lodo $71,476
11 Gateway-Green Valley Ranch $68,544
12 Southeastern Denver $64,624
13 Northwestern Denver $62,992
14 Jefferson Park $62,129
15 Baker $57,941
16 Five Points $57,107
17 Southwestern Denver $54,762
18 Alamo Placita $54,018
19 Northern Denver $53,074
20 Central West Denver $49,508
21 City Park $48,674
22 Capitol Hill $47,736

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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