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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Washington Park is a neighborhood in Denver, Colorado with a population of 6,908. Washington Park is in Denver County and is one of the best places to live in Colorado. Living in Washington Park offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Washington Park there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Washington Park and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Washington Park are above average.
About Washington Park...
Population
6,908

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$697,297
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,972
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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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
    109.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    13.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    848.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,299.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    246.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$133,378
National
$55,322
Families with Children
27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    41%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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Having lived in Washington Park for most of my life, this is an excellent neighborhood. The park itself is a great place to walk, run, bike, and play frisbee in the grassy areas. The small Gaylord Street boutique and restaurant area is a fun place to spend a Friday evening or Sunday brunch. Pearl Street, in W.P. West, offers classier restaurants and shopping. A fire department and police station are within the neighborhood. The closest high school is South.
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I LOVE living in Wash Park. This offers a residential feel with a short commute to downtown. Additionally, being on the south end of the city, I am closer to the mountains than if I lived in RiNo or the Highlands. Rent is more affordable in this area as well.
Wash Park is an amazing place to live. The park is beautiful and easily accessible. There are lots of great restaurants and shopping nearby, making it feel very quaint. It is a little bit south of Denver, meaning you get away from the crazy hustle and bustle of downtown, but are still super close and get to enjoy all downtown has to offer (about a 15-20 min drive with traffic, but less than 10 minutes without). Cherry Creek is right down the street, as well as DU and the lightrail. I feel very safe living here, which is also a bonus. There are loads of beautiful, old trees lining the streets and throughout the neighborhood, also making it a very appealing place to live. You get a great balance of nature and city.