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  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
South Park Hill is a neighborhood in Denver, Colorado with a population of 9,491. South Park Hill is in Denver County and is one of the best places to live in Colorado. Living in South Park Hill offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Park Hill there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in South Park Hill and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in South Park Hill are above average.
About South Park Hill...
Population
9,491

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$527,795
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$505
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    142.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    251.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    513.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    994.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    306
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$109,875
National
$55,322
Families with Children
29%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    39%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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South Park Hill Reviews

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South Park hill was the first neighborhood we ever lived in in Denver and it made us wonder why ever came.

Cheapest rent in this area in 2017 was for a 600 square foot, no sunlight, no a/c, no front door to outside apartment basically off East Colfax and it was over 1000 a month and climbed 10% in one year.

Crime and safety was the biggest concern as people from E.Colfax come wondering the South Park hill area.

Two stars instead of one because the parks are beautiful (crowded like everywhere in Denver but beautiful)

Also the rain drainage here is bad, the streets flood.
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This is a better neighborhood over time, really family orientated, love park hill! There has been a lot of improvement in the neighborhoods and roads. There is a good amount of diversity over the years that only grown over time, which is great!
I really enjoy living in South Park Hill and have lived here my entire life. The neighborhood has a lot of resources and is very family friendly. It's close to other neighborhoods and downtown Denver so it is rather easy to access work or other places around the Denver area.