Named after John J. Cory and Louise A. Merrill, two influential Denver educators, Cory-Merrill neighborhood was founded in 1858 as a “dry” town because its citizens didn’t like the saloons that had taken over Denver. Today, it sits sleepier than Wash Park, but desirable for those looking for a laid-back neighborhood with tree-lined streets.

Cory-Merrill is characterized by a mix of architectural styles, including classic Denver bungalows, Tudor-style homes, and modern designs. The neighborhood's diverse housing options attract a range of residents, from young families to professionals seeking a suburban feel with urban amenities.

One of the notable features of the Cory-Merrill neighborhood is its well-regarded public schools. The neighborhood is home to Cory Elementary School and Merrill Middle School, which are highly regarded for their academic programs and community involvement. This makes Cory-Merrill an appealing choice for families seeking quality education options.

Residents of Cory-Merrill enjoy a variety of nearby amenities. The neighborhood is within close proximity to Washington Park, a popular urban park known for its expansive green spaces, walking paths, lakes, and recreational facilities. This allows residents to engage in outdoor activities such as jogging, biking, and picnicking.

Cory-Merrill also benefits from its location near South Gaylord Street, where residents can find a charming array of local shops, boutiques, cafes, and restaurants. The area offers a mix of culinary experiences, from cozy cafes to upscale dining options. In addition, the neighborhood's central location provides easy access to major transportation routes, making it convenient for commuting or exploring the greater Denver area. The nearby Interstate 25 and major thoroughfares like Colorado Boulevard and University Boulevard ensure that residents can reach other parts of the city with ease.

Overall, the Cory-Merrill neighborhood in Denver offers a blend of residential tranquility, community engagement, and proximity to urban amenities. It combines the appeal of well-maintained homes, excellent schools, and convenient access to parks, shopping, and dining, making it an attractive place to call home for a wide range of residents.

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.


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39 years

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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.


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52.55 / 47.45%

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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.
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St Vincent De Paul Catholic School
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Creativity Challenge Community
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