Apartments for Rent in Capitol Hill, Denver, Denver County, CO - 180 Rentals available
Renters’ Guide to Capitol Hill
Located in the heart of Denver, Colorado—just 2 miles southeast of the thriving downtown Central Business District—the neighborhood of Capitol Hill enjoys a comfortable blend of modern living with beautiful historic 1920s architecture. Capitol Hill has the highest population density in the city, yet it is roughly 155 times smaller than Denver; Capitol Hill is 2 miles south of the neighborhood of Five Points, and 4 miles west of East Colfax (and about one-third its size). The travel website Thrillist recently voted Capitol Hill as one of “The 10 Most Beautiful Neighborhoods in America”.
Capitol Hill, Denver, Denver County, CO Demographics
- Total Population11,312
Female 5,969Male 5,343
- Median Age33
Cost of Living in Capitol Hill, Colorado
Capitol Hill is conveniently located within walking or biking distance of the downtown area. Denver RTD handles all bus and commuter rail stations—lines E, F, and R connect Capitol Hill with the surrounding areas, and the average cost of a bus ticket in Capitol Hill is $2.60. The average commute time in Capitol Hill is 27 minutes, two minutes longer than the national average.
The cost of living in Capitol Hill can be somewhat expensive. A meal in a mid-range restaurant costs $52.50, which is $2.50 above the national average. Monthly utilities for a 915-square foot apartment, however, is only $115.83—a full $30.00 less than the national average.
Average Rent in Capitol Hill, Denver, Denver County, CO
- Capitol Hill, Denver, Denver County, CO Average Rental Price, January 2020 $1,642 /mo
Capitol Hill, Denver, Denver County, CO Apartment Rent Ranges
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Living in Capitol Hill, Denver
Living in Capitol Hill gives you easy access to the ample downtown nightlife scene. You can walk or bike from work, saving money on gas. However, heavy traffic and limited parking are two reasons not to move to Capitol Hill.
Things to do in Capitol Hill, Denver
Capitol Hill attractions include live music at the Fillmore Auditorium, Bluebird Theater and the Ogden Theater. The Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Arts and the nearby 81-acre Cheesman Park are two beautiful places in Capitol Hill for artists and outdoorsmen alike. The Queen City General Store has got you covered if you need a place to shop with lots of clothing brands as well as home goods. For things to do with kids, you can go to the movies at the Landmark Esquire. Couples’ attractions include many types of bars, including Pub on Penn for sports, and Pearl’s for live music and dancing.
Employment and Economy
Jobs in Capitol Hill are plentiful and generally high-paying. Public jobs (such as firemen, politicians, and civic servants) and office jobs are the two top industries in Capitol Hill, with retail a distant third. Arrow Electronics, DISH Network, and Western Union are three major companies operating in the business district just outside of Capitol Hill.
Capitol Hill, Denver, Denver County, CO Households
- Total Number of Households7,573
Family 1,192Non-family 6,382
Children 345No Children 7,228
- Average People Per Household1.5
- Median Household Income$53,368
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,098
Education in Capitol Hill
The Denver Public Schools System serves Capitol Hill with Morey Middle School, first established in 1921. Beyond that, the Art Institute of Colorado has been offering degrees in everything from business management to culinary arts for over 55 years.
Capitol Hill, Denver, Denver County, CO Education Statistics
- No High School1%
- Some High School11%
- Some College19%
- Associate Degree5%
- Bachelor Degree43%
- Graduate Degree21%
Tips for Renting in Capitol Hill
If you are moving to Capitol Hill, know that renters’ rights in Capitol Hill does not extend to rent control, so be prepared to possibly pay a little extra for housing compared to the rest of Denver. You have a right to waterproof and weatherproof roof and walls, and the doors and windows must also be kept in a good state of repair by the landlord.
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