Best Denver Neighborhoods For Millennials And Young Professionals

Dated: 01/29/2019

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The popularity of the Mile High City is apparent in nearly every demographic. Both the old and young, natives and “transplants” alike love Denver. As newcomers flock to the area, a handful of Denver neighborhoods are being sought out by the millennial generation in particular.  Read on to see the most popular neighborhoods among young professionals.

Several factors influence where young professionals choose to live: housing costs, proximity to work, neighborhood vibe, just to name a few.

In addition to U.S. Census, cost-of-living and other economic and geographic data, Niche.com looked at the following to rank the millennial-favorite neighborhoods in the Denver metro area:

  • The percentage of residents 25-34 years old

  • Higher education levels

  • Access to coffee shops, restaurants, and bars

  • Economic and ethnic diversity

  • Crime and safety

  • Walkability

#25 – Rosedale

#12 – City Park

#24 – Skyland

#11 – Speer

#23 – Lincoln Park

#10 – Congress Park

#22 – Cherry Creek

#9 – City Park West

#21 – Washington Park

#8 – Five Points

#20 – Belcaro

#7 – Union Station

#19 – Washington Park West

#6 – City Center Station

#18 – Baker

#5 – Highland

#17 – Hale

#4 – Cheeseman Park

#16 – West Highland

#3 – North Capitol Hill

#15 – Platt Park

#2 – Downtown

#14 – Whittier

#1 – Capitol Hill

#13 – Jefferson Park


The market is pretty competitive in Denver, but there are some great deals to be found if you know where to look. If you’re ready to become a homeowner in one of these popular neighborhoods, give Metrowest a shout – we’d love to show you around.

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