Since the 1940s, Hilltop has stood as one of Denver’s grande dame neighborhoods. Although small (one square mile to be exact), Hilltop is one of Denver’s most scenic and sought-after neighborhoods. It is situated in the southeastern part of the city, and offers a charming and peaceful atmosphere. The neighborhood gets its name from its slightly elevated topography, providing some homes with beautiful views of the surrounding area.

Hilltop is known for its tree-lined streets, well-maintained properties, and a mix of 22 different architectural styles, some of which are Tudor, English Cottage, Mediterranean Revival and Mid-Century Modern. You'll find larger lots in this area than other central Denver neighborhoods (e.g. Wash Park, Bonnie Brae, Cory-Merrill), with the larger lots ranging from 12,500-18,000 SF. Home prices begin at $1.5 million and are predominantly single-family homes, offering residents a sense of spaciousness and privacy. The neighborhood's well-established character is reflected in its mature trees and well-kept yards, creating an inviting ambiance.

Residents of Hilltop enjoy convenient access to various amenities, including parks, schools, and shopping centers. Nearby Cranmer Park and Robinson Park offer open green spaces, stunning views of the Rocky Mountains, and a sundial plaza, making it a popular gathering spot for locals. Additionally, the neighborhood is in close proximity to Cherry Creek North, a vibrant shopping district known for its boutiques, restaurants, and art galleries.


With Hilltop’s close proximity to Cherry Creek, homeowners love the easy access to some of the city’s best restaurants, however, you will find a few neighborhood dining spots such as Locanda Del Borgo’s for Italian, Park BurgerHigh Point Creamery for deliciously unique ice cream. For groceries, pop over to Pete’s Fruits & Vegetables. Pete Moutzouris has owned the shop since 1974. You’ll find fresh local produce, prepared foods, Greek specialties, plus an array of wine and pretty florals.

Overview for Hilltop, CO

3,836 people live in Hilltop, where the median age is 49 and the average individual income is $127,988. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

49 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Hilltop, CO

Hilltop has 1,463 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hilltop do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,836 people call Hilltop home. The population density is 3,980.635 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.77 / 51.23%

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Schools in Hilltop, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Hilltop. 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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Steck Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences
6th - 8th
Carson Elementary School
PreK - 5th

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