A well-to-do neighborhood in Denver, Hilltop is home to residents with rather large incomes, and may be of interest to those searching for a particularly high-end lifestyle. Hilltop is an all-around easy place to live, work and shop, given its proximity to services and conveniences. In the search for a new pad, go ahead and take a look at the apartments for rent in neighboring Southeast and Congress Park.
Food, Libations and Recreation
Residents in the Hilltop area enjoy being close to a variety of restaurants for a night out or celebration. Some of those are Moon Gate Asian Grill and Kassai Sushi. To add to that, chain and franchise restaurants like Subway and Wendy's are to be found in the neighborhood.
Stay fit (or get started) at one of Hilltop's nearby health clubs. One popular option is Evolution Fitness. Friends Of Chamber Music's events will have Broadway beat. Stop by the venue for popular performances and local listings.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Hilltop, browse the Yelp page.
When short on groceries or other household supplies, Pete's Fruits & Vegetables, a grocery store, is located within the neighborhood on E Cedar Ave. Follow the aroma of freshly baked treats to E 8th Ave. and step into Leaf & Crumb Cakes. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Kroger too.
J C Snet Inc and Earth Gypsy are two of the convenient retail options in Hilltop. Or, for those artsy types, Gallery Daniel is on Ash St.
Neighborhood School Stats
Schools near the apartments in Hilltop are Denver Academy Of Torah, Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences and Carson Elementary School. Remember, the most significant factor in determining what schools your children are able to attend is an apartment's address. It is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word on what schools your children will attend.
The Denver Public district offers 100 elementary schools, 52 middle schools and 34 high schools. In terms of student-teacher ratios and student-body size, Denver Public district trumps Aurora Public district with fewer students per teacher and a lower number of enrolled students. Denver Public district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Aurora Public district.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Is Hilltop the right neighborhood for you? A look at your future neighbors expenditures might help you make a decision. $145.1K/year is the average household expenditure in Hilltop, an interesting urban area with a higher cost of living (and a broader spectrum of things to do, see and enjoy) than nearby Denver metro Southeast, which has a total household expenditure of $68.6K/year.
The nearby neighborhood of Southeast is distinct from Hilltop for multiple reasons. In Hilltop the median age is 27, while in Southeast it's 34. In Hilltop, the average household size is 2.6 people, and it's 2.09 people in Southeast. Of households in Hilltop and Southeast, 29% and 19% have children, respectively.
Is Hilltop the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Southeast make an average of $97.1K, Hilltop residents are raking in an average of $245.6K.