The Highlands neighborhood offers no shortage of ways to connect with your neighbors.

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Welcome to Highlands

A Neighborhood With a Smile on Every Block

Buy in the Highlands and it won’t be long before you feel right at home—not just in your house, but within the community. That’s because the convenience factor of being able to walk everywhere and the interconnectedness between neighbors and local shop owners makes you feel welcome everywhere you go.
The Highlands neighborhood offers no shortage of ways to connect with your neighbors, from weekly wine tastings at Mondo Vino, to sampling a collection of worldly cheeses curated by John, the owner at St. Killian’s. After a while, you’ll be on a first-name basis with Bruce, the fishmonger at Seafood Landing, arguably the freshest catch in town. Local’s tip: their fresh-ground hamburger patties rival their seafood.
The locally owned establishments go on and on, from favorite neighborhood restaurants like el Camino, Sushi Hai, Cork and Coffee, and Meade St. Station, to boutique shops like Dragon Fly, Perfect Pedal, and West Side Books. And let’s not overlook Sweet Cow Ice Cream, which is quite difficult considering the constant stream of people spilling out the door, in all months.
Best of all, it’s all walkable from home, which means the neighbors are always out, many with their kids and dogs, strolling the summer farmer’s markets, enjoying the Harvest Festival every Halloween, walking to a sweat session at Core Power Yoga, Pure Barre and Orange Theory (all just blocks from one another), or headed out for a jog around Sloan’s Lake, less than a mile away.
The only thing that rivals the eclectic connection of people, places, and things you’ll find in the Highlands are the homes themselves. On one block alone you’ll pass everything from Victorian gems to contemporary masterpieces, adorable bungalows, and sprawling new-builds. But what creates cohesiveness between all of them is the community they belong to—one that brings them together in ways no other neighborhood can.
Best place to eat with kids: Pizzeria Locale
Best patio scene: Solitaire

The best place for pets: Highlands Animal Clinic or Taj Mutt Hall Best place to grab a gift for out-of-towners: is 32nd West

Overview for Highlands, CO

10,158 people live in Highlands, where the median age is 34 and the average individual income is $76,130. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

34 years

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Around Highlands, CO

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

Walker's Paradise
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Biker's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Taqueria Guerrero, Sun Market, and La Crepe a Papa.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.91 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.46 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.23 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.69 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.58 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.17 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Highlands, CO

Highlands has 5,370 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Highlands do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,158 people call Highlands home. The population density is 11,790.281 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.76 / 51.24%

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Schools in Highlands, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Highlands. 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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Bryant Webster Dual Language Ece-8 School
PreK - 8th
Valdez Elementary School
PreK - 5th
North High School Engagement Center
9th - 12th
Academia Ana Marie Sandoval
PreK - 6th
9th - 12th
No rating available
9th - 12th

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