The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Denver, CO For 2024

The richest Denver neighborhoods are Washington Park and Cherry Creek for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

Richest Neighborhoods In Denver
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they 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 5.01x the national median and household incomes are 3.02x the national median.

But where exactly in Denver do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Washington Park where the median income is a cool $165,855.

Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Denver out of 22 for 2024.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Denver for 2024? According to the most recent census data, Washington Park looks to be the richest Denver neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,052,314. 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.

Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Denver.

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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Richst Neighborhoods In Denver For 2024 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Washington Park $165,855
2 Cherry Creek $133,998
3 Stapleton $126,734
4 Auraria $94,202
5 Baker $90,714
6 Highland $89,050
7 Jefferson Park $88,699
8 Central East Denver $88,432
9 Five Points $88,369
10 University $86,261
11 Golden Triangle $83,929
12 City Park $83,430
13 Park Hill $82,311
14 Lodo $71,476
15 Gateway-Green Valley Ranch $68,544
16 Southeastern Denver $64,624
17 Capitol Hill $64,389
18 Northwestern Denver $62,992
19 Southwestern Denver $54,762
20 Alamo Placita $54,018
21 Northern Denver $53,074
22 Central West Denver $49,508

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Denver For 2024

Every city has its 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 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 Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in Denver.

We ranked every neighborhood in Denver by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Washington Park, was named the wealthiest neighborhood in Denver.

The richest neighborhoods in Denver are Washington Park, Cherry Creek, Stapleton, Auraria, Baker, Highland, Jefferson Park, Central East Denver, Five Points, and University.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Central West Denver.

The poorest neighborhoods in Denver are Central West Denver, Northern Denver, Alamo Placita, Southwestern Denver, and Northwestern Denver.

We updated this article for 2024. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Denver.

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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.

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