Jefferson Park

A Dynamic Urban Lifestyle with Stunning Views of the Downtown Skyline.

Jefferson Park epitomizes urban living at its finest, offering residents the utmost convenience and unparalleled connectivity. Bordered by Speer Boulevard to the north, the Platte River to the east, Colfax to the south, and Federal Boulevard to the west, Jefferson Park offers residents an unparalleled vantage point overlooking the iconic downtown skyline. Thanks to the neighborhood's exceptional walkability, residents revel in seamless access to downtown, nearby attractions and other thriving communities in North Denver. With Empower Field at Mile High anchoring the southern boundary, Sundays during NFL season pulse with excitement, infusing the area with a dynamic atmosphere tailor-made for people-watching and lively tailgating gatherings. Whether you're exploring local points of interest, enjoying nearby parks, or immersing yourself in the spirited ambiance of game day, Jefferson Park provides a dynamic urban lifestyle.


Nestled within reach of both I-25 and the light rail, Jefferson Park emerges as a commuter's paradise. Whether your journey leads you downtown for work or to explore the city's vibrant cultural scene, transportation options abound, ensuring every commute is seamless and efficient. With immediate access to downtown Denver via the 23rd Street bridge, Jefferson Park offers unparalleled convenience for urban explorers and commuters alike. Yet, its allure extends far beyond mere accessibility. Adjacent to thriving districts like LoHi, Highlands, and Sloan's Lake, Jefferson Park finds itself at the epicenter of Denver's cultural renaissance, attracting waves of energy and investment in recent years. From trendy cafes to cultural hotspots, Jefferson Park serves as a gateway to the diverse array of experiences that Denver has to offer, inviting residents and visitors alike to explore, discover, and savor the dynamic expressions of city life.


Once a thriving suburb, nestled within the boundaries of the town of Highland, Jefferson Park boasts a legacy as rich as its panoramic views of the cityscape. Named in homage to the esteemed Thomas Jefferson, this pocket-sized neighborhood holds the distinction of being Denver's smallest, yet it packs a punch with its colorful past. From its roots in the original Congressional Grant of 1860 to its incorporation into the bustling Town of Highlands in 1875, Jefferson Park has witnessed the ebb and flow of time. As part of the larger tapestry of "North Denver" post-annexation, Jefferson Park has remained a beacon of community spirit and historic charm. Wander through its storied streets, and you'll find echoes of the past, with subdivisions dating back as early as 1871, each corner whispering tales of evolution.


Jefferson Park's architectural landscape is a unique blend of classic Victorian homes, Mission Revival duplexes and modern abodes. While historic Victorians and charming bungalows still dot the streets, new construction continues as does the neighborhood’s evolving character. Sleek condos, rowhomes, townhomes, and custom family homes are more prevalent, effectively showcasing the transformative narrative of the community. With each new development, Jefferson Park blossoms into an even more vibrant and eclectic haven, drawing in residents and adventurers eager to immerse themselves in its ever-changing charm.


Immerse yourself in the neighborhood outdoor scene. Nestled along 23rd Street, Jefferson Park stands as a serene oasis in the heart of Denver, boasting paved trails, a playground, expansive grassy areas perfect for games, a basketball court, and a sheltered picnic area. This neighborhood park caters to visitors of all ages and even welcomes four-legged friends, making it a welcoming space for both two-legged and furry companions alike. Just steps away, Gates Crescent Park invites you to unwind in its tranquil setting along the banks of the South Platte River. Serving as a trailhead to the multipurpose South Platte River recreation trail, this park offers a wealth of outdoor amenities including picnic tables, playgrounds, biking trails, and a sand volleyball court, providing endless opportunities for outdoor enjoyment and relaxation. Further east lies Fishback Landing Park, where residents can escape into the natural surroundings and embark on leisurely walks along the 3.8-mile Platte River Trail Loop or explore the Cherry Creek Trail and South Platte River Greenway Trail East, both of which begin in Fishback Landing. Whether you're seeking a leisurely stroll, a competitive game, or a serene moment by the river, Jefferson Park and its neighboring parks provide the perfect backdrop for relaxation and recreation in the heart of Denver.


Jefferson Park boasts a prime location within arm's reach of some of the city's most exhilarating and iconic attractions. From the awe-inspiring exhibits at the Children's Museum and the captivating underwater wonders of the Denver Aquarium to the immersive art experience of Meow Wolf, adventure awaits just moments from your doorstep. And for sports enthusiasts, the thunderous cheers of Empower Field, home to the beloved Denver Broncos, echo through the neighborhood on game days. Across the Platte River, Elitch Gardens beckons with its thrilling rides and lively entertainment, promising endless fun for the whole family.


With downtown Denver and the Highlands communities just a stone's throw away, Jefferson Park serves as a gateway to some of Denver’s most exciting food, beverage, and overall entertainment. Whether you crave the energy of downtown's bustling nightlife, eclectic cultural hotspots, or the tantalizing array of culinary delights that The Highlands has to offer, you're never far from the action. From trendy bars and chic eateries to art galleries and live music venues, the possibilities for exploration are endless.


Whether you're drawn to its stunning views, vibrant atmosphere, or promising investment opportunities, Jefferson Park invites you to explore and experience its unique blend of urban convenience and neighborhood charm. Come and discover why Jefferson Park is rapidly becoming the desired neighborhood for buyers seeking quality living in the heart of Denver.


  • Spend an afternoon laughing with friends at: Briar Common Brewery + Eatery where rooftop firepits keep you warm and great drinks and yummy snacks keep you satiated. Bonus – they have a dog-friendly beer garden downstairs
  • Take a culinary tour of your neighborhood and adjacent communities to discover: the best Detroit-style pizza at Red Tops Rendezvous, contemporary Israeli food at Ash’Kara, creative tapas at El Five, and astounding plant-forward plates at Wildflower, located in the Life House Hotel
  • Get in the game and cheer on your favorite teams: catch the Rockies at Coors Field, or the Denver Nuggets and Avalanche at Ball Arena, all just a stone's throw away from Jefferson Park.



Overview for Jefferson Park, CO

3,795 people live in Jefferson Park, where the median age is 33 and the average individual income is $95,320. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Jefferson Park, CO

There's plenty to do around Jefferson Park, 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, Beerman, and La Reyna Del Sur.

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Dining 0.83 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.91 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.01 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.99 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.49 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.05 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Jefferson Park, CO

Jefferson Park has 2,254 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Jefferson Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,795 people call Jefferson Park home. The population density is 9,579.012 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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The following schools are within or nearby Jefferson Park. 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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