Five Points - Whittier


Welcome to Five Points - Whittier

The best of Denver's urban and historical roots neatly intertwined.
Nestled just northeast of Denver’s buzzing downtown are the communities of Five Points and Whittier. Central locations just moments from the heart of Denver, intricate and rich histories teeming with historical landmarks, and hip eateries, shops, and entertainment hotspots have made these communities two of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Denver. Revitalization efforts over time have transformed Five Points and Whitter into part urban, part suburban neighborhoods with lovingly operated establishments dotted alongside the area’s traditional mainstays and residential areas. Like the equally ambitious RiNo District, these Downtown-Denver outliers are becoming as popular as the bustling parts of Downtown, albeit well enough off main thoroughfares to provide residents with the perfect mix of serenity and excitement.

What to Love

  • Whittier's historic stone and brick architecture 
  • A multicultural community
  • Near-immediate access to LoDo and RiNo 
  • Unique and funky street art around every corner 
  • New and old entertainment options galore
  • Easy access to DIA and world-class ski destinations via I-70 and RTD train lines

Local Lifestyle

Colorado is renowned for its fit and active lifestyle, and in recent years, it's also attracted a respectable amount of up-and-coming cultural prowess. Nowhere do these energies merge more cohesively than Five Points, and with Whittier's idyllic suburban enclave just next door, locals have the perfect blend of downtown urban amenities and domestic bliss just blocks away from each other. 
Ski aficionados connected to Denver will have world-famous resorts just over an hour away, and entrepreneurs will no doubt find something worth investing their energy into at the innovative business hubs located just north of Five Points and Whittier. Five Points has long featured an impressive sector of satellite venues dominating LoDo's more renowned entertainment options, and with the region's reinvigorated real estate offerings, these independent venues are growing in popularity.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Enjoy a perfect blend of high-quality cuisine and exciting live entertainment at Mercury Cafe, a beloved live performing arts venue on California Street. This chic locale features a full-service bar and an extensive menu boasting organic entrees, so guests can enjoy signature cocktails and fresh cuisine around a lit stage teeming with local and national musicians. Afterward, stop by Ratio Beerworks for a chance to sample a wide array of crafted beer in a spacious, industrial-themed pub. The establishment also features a pet-friendly courtyard with lawn games. 
Just a few moments away on Larimer Street is Crema Coffee House, a trendy cafe with a hip atmosphere and a delightful selection of gourmet coffee creations. The locale’s menu also features a myriad of small bites perfectly pairable with a cup of joe. Just next door, Barcelona Wine Bar’s brick building is home to an impressive array of Spanish wines and tapas. While there, be sure to pair your glass of vino with a slice of chocolate cake topped with almond crumble for dessert — you’ll be glad you did!

Things to Do

A visit to the National Western Complex will take you and your loved ones on an exciting journey of live, thrilling entertainment. From motorcycle expos to horse shows to concerts, this event venue has everything you could ever need to have an unforgettable experience in the heart of Denver. It’s also the home to the National Western Stock Show, which happens over several weeks every January and is one of the biggest annual events in Colorado. The Mission Ballroom’s full-sized, moving stage plays host to a vast number of exciting concerts led by top-performing musicians and bands. 
Leading professionals head to RiNo Station’s Industry for top-quality meeting spaces, private offices, and common areas geared toward creating a productive work environment for Whittier and Five Point’s workforce. Many corporations and companies boast space inside this industrialized workspace. 
Jazz enthusiasts and community members converge at the annual Five Points Jazz Festival. Usually held in late May or early June, this free event celebrates the neighborhood's history with live music from local jazz clubs, food trucks, and more. 


Denver Public Schools serve the communities of Five Points and Whittier. Top-rated schools in these areas include:
  • Denver Venture School 
  • East High School 
  • Morey Middle School 

Overview for Five Points - Whittier, CO

19,981 people live in Five Points - Whittier, where the median age is 31.9 and the average individual income is $57,143.79. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

31.9 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Five Points - Whittier, CO

Five Points - Whittier has 9,898 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Five Points - Whittier do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,981 people call Five Points - Whittier home. The population density is 10,999.61 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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55.63 / 44.37%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
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Schools in Five Points - Whittier, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Five Points - Whittier. 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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University Prep - Arapahoe St.
Montessori Academy Of Colorado

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