Capitol Hill

The Perfect Fusion of the Hip and Historical.

The Capitol Hill neighborhood stands as a testament to the city's rich tapestry of arts, culture, and history. Showcasing a captivating mix of ornate mansions, historic family homes and low-rise art deco and mid- century condos, this iconic district seamlessly blends the old and the new. Located between East Colfax Ave to the north, Broadway to the west, Downing Street to the east and 8th Ave to the south, Cap Hill attracts those who seek genuine city living, walkable convenience and an edgy urban experience.


Cap Hill’s vibrant and eclectic atmosphere mirrors its storied past, making it a haven for those who appreciate a fusion of the hip and historical. As you wander through the streets, you can almost feel the echoes of literary giants like Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, who once roamed these avenues. Take a leisurely stroll down Poet’s Row, where elegant apartment buildings bear the names of Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain and Robert frost. Alternatively, explore Millionaire’s Row, adorned with captivating Italianate and Second Empire architecture.


Residing here means immersing yourself in the heartbeat of the city, with an array of hip eateries, trendy bars, and unique boutiques just steps away from your doorstep. Capitol Hill's lively nightlife is a testament to its dynamic environment, offering diverse options to cater to every taste and preference. Beyond the bustling urban scene, the neighborhood invites you to explore local arts and culture venues, meander through its tree-lined streets or unwind amidst the lush greenery of Cheesman Park to the east. Capitol Hill is not just a place to live; it's an invitation to embrace a lifestyle that seamlessly marries the historic charm of the past with the vibrant pulse of the present.


  • Perfect for: Hip professionals and creatives who love to explore
  • Bar hop: 13th Ave is brimming with dives, trendy bars and small venues
  • Date night idea: Enjoy a concert at the Fillmore Auditorium, Bluebird Theater or Ogden Theater
  • Savor an exquisite meal: Check out the enchanting patio of Potager Restaurant & Wine Bar or the plant-based comfort food at City O’ City
  • Explore fun, funky and bohemian vibes:  at Satire Lounge, Thump Coffee and Beauty Bar
  • Pick up some new vinyl: Head over to Wax Trax, a benchmark of Cap Hill cool since 1975
  • Get cultured: Visit the Molly Brown House Museum for a slice of old Colorado history


Overview for Capitol Hill, CO

16,120 people live in Capitol Hill, where the median age is 36 and the average individual income is $56,911. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Capitol Hill, CO

There's plenty to do around Capitol Hill, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Cabu Latte, La Reyna Del Sur, and Carol Mier Fashion.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 2.08 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.91 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.03 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.58 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.48 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.9 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Capitol Hill, CO

Capitol Hill has 11,879 households, with an average household size of 1. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Capitol Hill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,120 people call Capitol Hill home. The population density is 27,316.095 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Capitol Hill, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Capitol Hill. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Contemporary Learning Academy
9th - 12th
6th - 8th
Denver School of Innovation and Sustainable Design
9th - 12th
Dora Moore Ece-8 School
PreK - 8th
Denver Justice High School
9th - 12th
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