# 19

2022 rank: 30

“Safe” is the most appropriate label for this east Denver neighborhood, which boasts the second-lowest crime rate in our rankings. Other positive attributes: Even after a 13 percent increase, home prices still average in the mid-$400,000s—among the most affordable in the city and the least pricey on this list—and there’s a high-scoring elementary charter school in Rocky Mountain Prep Creekside.

Indian Creek is a quiet neighborhood that trades stylish shops and rooftop patios for culs-de-sac and biking along Cherry Creek and the High Line Canal Trail.

Population 4,333
2023 Median Sale Price $455,237

Neighborhood Rankings

Real Estate Rank 30
Schools Score 4
Crime Rank 2
X Factor Score 4.5

How we got these numbers: We utilized the city’s official list of 78 neighborhoods (only 73 had enough data to be included), and ranked them using four variables: home prices, crime dataschool rankings, and an X factor score that accounts for things like access to open space, proximity to public transportation, and restaurant and shopping options. For more on our methodology, return to the main page.

Your Itinerary

Eat and Drink

When we say there are no rooftop patios here, what we really mean is there aren’t very many calorie–replenishing spots at all.

Moru Coffee roasts all of its offerings in-house; taste them at the Coffee Bar or sign up for a roasting class to learn the science behind your favorite cup. Comrade Brewing sits just south of the neighborhood boundary, near Pat’s Philly Steaks and Subs.

Find a (Furry) Friend

Ready to grow your family? Adopt a doggo from the Dumb Friends League. Or swing by to access veterinary services.