West Highland, Denver, CO
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West Highland Neighborhood Guide Denver, CO

About

The West Highland neighborhood in Denver, Colorado is a charming, vibrant district steeped in history and rich in culture. Bounded by West 38th Avenue, Lowell Boulevard, and Federal Boulevard, it's known for its Victorian-era homes and trendy shopping districts. It's proximate to downtown Denver, and nearby attractions include Sloan’s Lake, Tennyson Street shopping district, and the historic Elitch Gardens Theater.

What You Will Love About West Highland, Denver, Colorado

  • The architectural diversity of the neighborhood, which includes beautiful Victorian-era homes.
  • The vibrant shopping districts, particularly along Tennyson Street, which offer a blend of quirky boutiques, art galleries, and specialty shops.
  • The proximity to downtown Denver and the easy access to outdoor recreational activities at Sloan’s Lake.

What’s Nearby

West Highland is close to downtown Denver, making it an ideal neighborhood for professionals who commute. The nearby Sloan’s Lake offers a serene escape from the city life, with family-friendly recreational activities such as boating and paddleboarding. Tennyson Street, a popular shopping district, is within walking distance and offers a unique mix of boutiques, restaurants, and galleries.

The Rental Market

Rental prices in West Highland have seen fluctuations over the past year. The average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is around $1,700. The minimum average price is $1,625, while the maximum price can go up to $3,196. The standard deviation in average pricing is $559.95, indicating that there can be a significant variation in rental costs.

Rental Price Stability

The rental rates in West Highland show some variability, as indicated by the standard deviation of $559.95. However, the average rent tends to hover around the $1,700 mark, demonstrating a relative stability in this neighborhood's rental market.

Lifestyle

West Highland offers a dynamic lifestyle, blending the tranquillity of residential life with the buzz of urban living. The neighborhood's friendly community, outdoor recreational activities, and retail therapy options cater to a wide variety of lifestyle preferences. The neighborhood is known for hosting community events, giving it a close-knit, small-town feel amidst the larger Denver metropolis.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 222 restaurants, 39 grocery stores, and 19 parks within a mile of the West Highland neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    St. Kilians Cheese Shop & Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Cheese Store, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    3211 Lowell Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Joy Fill

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    4340 W 35th Ave

  • GROCERY
    32nd Ave Farmers Market at Highlands Square

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    3489 W 32nd Ave

  • GROCERY
    Stitch Boutique of Denver

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    4500 W 38th Ave

  • GROCERY
    Natural Grocers

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    3825 Tennyson St

  • GROCERY
    Sprouts Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    4700 W 38th Ave

West Highland Apartments and Rentals

50 Rental properties in West Highland, Denver, CO.

  • 3344 W 32nd Ave property

    $4,850

    3344 W 32nd Ave

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    2892 Sqft

    Available 8/10

  • 4100 Perry Street 4100 property

    $1,900

    4100 Perry Street 4100

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    950 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 3022 Quitman St property

    $2,850

    3022 Quitman St

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1100 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 4437 Tennyson St Unit 1 property

    $4,450

    4437 Tennyson St Unit 1

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

    2300 Sqft

    Available 8/1

  • 3371 West 30th Avenue property

    $2,600

    3371 West 30th Avenue

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1000 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 3505 Vrain Street property

    $2,800

    3505 Vrain Street

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1500 Sqft

    Available 9/1

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
4.5%
29.8%
utilities
2.5%
13.9%
food
0.8%
4.1%
transportation
0%
1.7%
healthcare
0.6%
0.2%

West Highland Demographics

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West Highland Reviews

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  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 2 of 3 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 2 of 3 renters

  • Near Downtown

    Yes

    Say 2 of 3 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 2 of 3 renters

West Highland Transportation

walk bike and transit

Very Walkable

81/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Very Bikeable

76/100
Bike Score®

West Highland Schools

Neighborhoods Around West Highland

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LoHiNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado----
The CaseyNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado----
Northwest DenverNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$3,389--
Sloan LakeNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado----
LoDoNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,793
36%
Capitol HillNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,090
0%
One City BlockNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado----
BerkeleyNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado----
Five PointsNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,740
3%
SunnysideNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado----
Highland ParkNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado----
East Central DenverNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,105
0%
HighlandNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$3,438--
Jefferson ParkNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,145--
North DenverNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,810
2%
Central DenverNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,801
7%
West DenverNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,510
8%
North LakewoodNeighborhood in Lakewood, Colorado$1,165--
West ColfaxNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,532
7%
Downtown DenverNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,800
6%
SpeerNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,795
9%
South Central DenverNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,792
21%
City ParkNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado----
BelmarNeighborhood in Lakewood, Colorado----
BakerNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,572
7%
AcomaNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado----
North Capitol HillNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,744
6%
Cheesman ParkNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,175--
South BroadwayNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado----
Lincoln ParkNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,736
10%
City Park WestNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,620
64%
Chaffee ParkNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado----
Ballpark CollectiveNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,702
0%
Denver Central Business DistrictNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$2,645
33%
Curtis ParkNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado$1,702
38%
Villa ParkNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado----
Park Avenue WestNeighborhood in Denver, Colorado----