Five Points

Five Points

Denver Neighborhood Guide

Snapshot

Once considered the Harlem of the West, Five Points is rich with history. The Rossonian Lounge showcased jazz greats and the neighborhood had a bustling music scene. The area saw a decline in its population and popularity over the years, but major reinvestment and growth came to Five Points in the last few decades. Today, locals can explore endlessly, from Welton Street to the River North Art District.

Reasons to love Five Points

8TH

With 10,855 people per square mile, Five Points is the 8th most densely populated neighborhood in Denver.

19,104

people call Five Points home.
The average annual wage for Five Points is:

$73,775

vs. $69,914 for Denver County.

AGES

Educational Level

HOUSEHOLD TYPES

City Council

Council District

9

Safety

Safety Rank

71ST

Where is Five Points?

Minutes from downtown, Five Points is one of Denver’s most walkable neighborhoods. Five Points is considered a biker’s paradise by Walk Score® due to the ample bike lanes throughout the neighborhood. Avoid traffic by jumping on the A Train at the 38th & Blake station to reach DIA in 33 minutes.

Average Commute Times

90

Walk Score®

67

Transit Score®

98

Bike Score®

Parking Availability

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Hit or Miss

Some areas of Five Points have ample parking and some do not. Make sure to look into parking before purchasing a home in this neighborhood.

Five Points Real Estate

What You'll Find Here

In general, you can expect to find these throughout Five Points:

What You Won't Find

While there’s always an outlier, you won’t typically find these in Five Points:

$575,000

is the median price for a home in Five Points,

compared to $549,000 for all Denver neighborhoods. 

Median Sale Price by Bedroom

The median sale price is based on all attached and detached homes sold in Five Points last year.
Homes in Five Points appreciated by this much in the last year.

15.0%

26.9%

Homes in Five Points appreciated by this much in the last five years.
The average number of homes sold in Five Points per month.

36

Median Sale Price by Year

The median sale price is based on all attached and detached homes sold in Five Points each year.

Housing Types

Price per Square Foot

$450

The average price per square foot of residential real estate in Five Points

compared to $364 for all Denver neighborhoods.

Home Ownership

Five Points Real Estate for Sale

Five Points Lifestyle

Amenities + Entertainment

Being an urban neighborhood, Five Points has a lot to offer its residents. Many daily errands can be accomplished by foot or bike. Enjoy numerous art galleries and murals in RiNo (River North). Grab a cocktail, or freshly brewed beer on Larimer Street and grab a bite at Denver Central Market or one of the many food trucks. Catch a baseball game from the Rooftop at Coors Field. The choices for entertainment in Five Points are endless!

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Parks

Five Points is home to numerous small and medium-sized parks, many with spectacular city views.

  • MESTIZO-CURTIS PARK | Denver’s first public park has an outdoor swimming pool, playground, picnic space, tennis/basketball courts, and room to run
  • BENEDICT FOUNTAIN PARK | This urban park offers great views of downtown with an open green space, a small playground, and of course, a fountain!
  • SONNY LAWSON PARK | An urban park with a lighted baseball field and fenced playground that sits next to a public library
  • STOUT STREET CHILDREN’S PARK | A peaceful corner playground that hosts an annual neighborhood Halloween festival
  • QUICK PARK | A neighborhood pocket park with a playground, basketball hoop, and four square
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Five Points Schools

Neighborhood schools

Students in Denver are not required to attend their neighborhood school. However, if you’re looking for public education options close to home, this will give you an idea of how schools are performing here. Please note that this is an average score for all public schools in the neighborhood (or adjacent neighborhoods for neighborhoods that don’t have schools). Individual school ratings, can be found on Denver Public Schools’ website. 

Five Points SCHOOL SCORE

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Out of Ten

Progress

62%

Meets Expectations

How much students are growing academically each year.

AchievemenT

51%

Approaching Expectations

Shows if students at schools are performing at grade level.

Satisfaction

60%

Meets Expectations

How satisfied students and families are with schools.

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Denver Public Schools

Colorado is an open enrollment state, meaning students can choose to attend their assigned neighborhood school, or they can apply to other public schools within their district, or even outside it. Denver Public Schools (DPS) is one of the only districts in the country in which virtually all its schools are options for enrollment.

37%

Denver Public Schools that are charter schools

88,889

Students in Denver Public Schools

74%

Denver Public High Schools’ 4-year graduation rate

Percent of Students
Meeting + Exceeding Standards

School Choices Abound

While the majority of students attend public school, Denver has many private and home-based education options available. 

Private Schools

There are many private school options in the Denver area depending on your budget and academic and athletic interests.

School Enrollment

Home Education

Colorado has multiple options for seeking a home-based education. The number of homeschoolers in Denver grew 64.7% in the last 5 years.

Disclaimer: Our neighborhood guides have been put together as objectively as possible. Most statistics have been compiled from a third-party source and we assume they have done their best in accurately presenting their data. While we do our best to keep our information as updated as possible, Love Your Hood does not make any claims on the accuracy and timeliness of these statistics, the safety of any neighborhood, the neighbors you might find in a neighborhood, etc. For more information on how we calculated and gathered our statistics, please visit our neighborhood guide sources.

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