Cory-Merrill

A welcoming and well-connected community within the fabric of Denver's diverse urban landscape.

 

Cory-Merrill stands as a distinctive residential neighborhood, particularly attractive to those who desire a suburban lifestyle while maintaining proximity to the dynamic offerings of Denver. Strategically located just east of Washington Park and south of Bonnie Brae, this tranquil community boasts a prime location, excellent schools, diverse architectural landscape and spacious lots. The neighborhood's charm is further enhanced by tree-lined streets and beautifully manicured front yards, creating a picturesque setting.

 

Cory-Merrill's development has roots in the post-World War II era when real estate developer Les Tremblay played a pivotal role. After the war, Tremblay acquired numerous lots in the area and constructed tract homes specifically for returning military personnel. These homes, characterized by their smaller size and often featuring bungalow and ranch-style architecture, served as a prevalent housing type in Cory-Merrill during the mid-20th century.

 

Today, the neighborhood’s architecture is transitioning. While there remains a mix of mid-century ranches and the distinctive homes built by Les Tremblay, there's a noticeable shift towards larger custom-built homes with significant yards. This architectural evolution reflects a contemporary trend in Cory-Merrill, blending the charm of historical structures with modern residences, showcasing a diverse and dynamic housing environment in this well-established community.

Cory-Merrill's prime location is strategically designed to offer residents unparalleled convenience. Bounded by University Boulevard to the west, I-25 to the south, Colorado Boulevard to the east, and Mississippi Avenue to the north, the neighborhood provides easy access to many Denver neighborhoods and attractions. Residents can easily hop on I-25 for a straightforward commute or utilize the RTD Light Rail system to simplify their travel. Additionally, a short car or bike ride brings residents to vibrant Cherry Creek North or South Gaylord Street, where they can explore a wealth of recreational, culinary and cultural offerings. Cory-Merrill's central location not only contributes to the ease of commuting but also provides residents with the flexibility to immerse themselves diverse experiences throughout the city.

 

This extraordinary locale stands out for its exceptional public schools, adding to the neighborhood's appeal. The presence of Cory Elementary School and Merrill Middle School enhances the community's educational profile, as both institutions are highly regarded for their academic programs and strong community involvement. This makes Cory-Merrill an attractive choice for those seeking a neighborhood with a commitment to quality education and a supportive learning environment.

 

A distinctive feature of Cory-Merrill is the presence of the Archdiocese of Denver and St. John Vianney Theological Seminary. This 40-acre property adds a unique character to the neighborhood, providing residents with the opportunity to enjoy leisurely walks and bike rides around the beautifully landscaped grounds. The serene and well-maintained environment of this area adds to the overall charm of Cory-Merrill, offering residents a peaceful retreat within their own community.

 

For those seeking an ideal blend of suburban comfort, excellent education options, and easy access to neighboring cultural hubs, Cory-Merrill stands out as a welcoming and well-connected community within the fabric of Denver's diverse urban landscape.

 

  • Learn to sail at: The Victoria Sailing School, Colorado’s oldest and largest sailing school where learning begins inside their classrooms and then on bodies of water throughout Colorado and beyond
  • Experience the great outdoors at: the local Veterans Park or nearby Washington Park, one of Denver’s iconic recreational hubs
  • Enjoy a one-night lecture or continuing education class at: University of Denver’s Enrichment Program
  • Grab friends and bike to: Old South Gaylord Street for modern Mexican at Perdida, burgers at Washington Park Grille, seafood at Max Gill and Grill or pizza at Homegrown Tap & Dough

 

 

Overview for Cory-Merrill, CO

4,215 people live in Cory-Merrill, where the median age is 39 and the average individual income is $82,045. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,215

Total Population

39 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$82,045

Average individual Income

Around Cory-Merrill, CO

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

55
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
77
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
36
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including La Reyna Del Sur, Carol Mier Fashion, and Shop at MATTER.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.51 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.67 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.97 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.45 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.75 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.82 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Cory-Merrill, CO

Cory-Merrill has 1,704 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cory-Merrill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,215 people call Cory-Merrill home. The population density is 5,472.523 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,215

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39

Median Age

52.55 / 47.45%

Men vs Women

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1,704

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$82,045

Average individual Income

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Cory-Merrill, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Cory-Merrill. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
St Vincent De Paul Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Creativity Challenge Community
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
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