Wellshire (Southern Hills)

Wellshire (Southern Hills)

Denver’s Wellshire (or "Southern Hills") neighborhood offers homeowners a safe, suburban feel nestled on Denver’s southern edge. The neighborhood - which is between East Hampden Avenue, South University Boulevard, East Yale Avenue and South Colorado Boulevard - features 1950s-style houses and ranch style homes built in the 60’s and 70’s. You'll also find some newer builds.

The area offers a quiet lifestyle and a strong sense of community. Neighbors live within walking distance to the University Hills Plaza which offers shopping, farmers markets, and other amenities. The big draw for families is the acclaimed Slavens K-8 School, a kindergarten through eighth-grade school, that is recognized as one of the best in Colorado.

The neighborhood sits adjacent to Wellshire Golf Course, a public course that was privately owned. Wellshire golf course is one of Denver's best public golf courses. Originally, it was a private country club that was purchased by the city and county of Denver when the club experienced difficult financial times in the 1950´s. The course was originally built in 1926 by Donald Ross and remains one of Denver's most picturesque golf courses. It also features the historic Wellshire Inn, which is a landmark location for weddings, corporate events, special occasions, holiday parties, and private golf tournaments. 

With the completion of an underpass to connect the golf course to the High Line Canal Trail, Wellshire has become even more appealing for a variety of homeowners.

Overview for Wellshire (Southern Hills), CO

3,325 people live in Wellshire (Southern Hills), where the median age is 48 and the average individual income is $72,056. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

48 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Wellshire (Southern Hills), CO

Wellshire (Southern Hills) has 1,300 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wellshire (Southern Hills) do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,325 people call Wellshire (Southern Hills) home. The population density is 4,030.765 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

48.84 / 51.16%

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Schools in Wellshire (Southern Hills), CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Wellshire (Southern Hills). 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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K - 8th

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