Observatory Park

Observatory Park offers the charm of its proximity to the University of Denver.

Welcome to Observatory Park

Denver’s Most Charming College Feel Neighborhood

Also known as University Park, Observatory Park offers the charm of its proximity to the University of Denver and the perks of its central location. The homes in this neighborhood are a mix of modern and traditional architecture style. The ambiance of this area allows for residents to experience a small town vibe. Observatory Park is named after The Chamberlin Observatory located on the University of Denver’s campus. The observatory houses the 20-inch refractor lens telescope that was once displayed at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. Experience all that living near a college campus has to offer by choosing Observatory Park!

What to Love

  • College campus ambiance
  • Cozy Neighborhood
  • Close Proximity to local food outlets

 

People & Lifestyle

Located on the outskirts of a college campus, Observatory Park is the perfect neighborhood for those looking to be immersed in activity. The energy of this area draws residents in with the diverse options of dining, bars, and sporting events. Denver University holds a variety of concerts, and seminars open to the public as well. Be sure to check the schedule and cheer on the Pioneer’s at a home hockey game! 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Stroll over to South Pearl Street for legendary bookshops, boutiques, and art galleries. Here you will find Denver’s hottest sushi spot Sushi Den and the local favorite Stella’s Coffee House. Chez Artiste, located in University Hills Plaza showcases a variety of independent films and foreign cinemas for all the movie lovers in the area.

Things to Do

Observatory Park is the perfect neighborhood for those who enjoy walking access to the city's best local restaurants and events. For first- run features, residents enjoy heading over to the Colorado Center Stadium 9 with Dave & Buster’s arcade and restaurant right next door. 

Schools

  • Creativity Challenge Community
  • Merrill Middle School
  • South High School

Overview for Observatory Park, CO

8,135 people live in Observatory Park, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $60,910.26. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,135

Total Population

41 years

Median Age

High

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

$60,910.26

Average individual Income

Around Observatory Park, CO

There's plenty to do around Observatory Park, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

59
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
81
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
45
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Unofficial Translation, Alpha Life Fitness, and Physio Yoga & Wellness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.53 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.82 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.61 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.3 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.68 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.46 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Observatory Park, CO

Observatory Park has 3,646 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Observatory Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,135 people call Observatory Park home. The population density is 7,001.45 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,135

Total Population

High

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

41

Median Age

45.46 / 54.54%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,646

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$60,910.26

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Observatory Park, CO

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Primary Schools ()
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High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Observatory Park. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Most Precious Blood School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
University Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Parzival Shield Waldorf Preschool Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Accelerated Schools
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available

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