Wellshire

Small-town vibrancy close to city conveniences.

Welcome to Wellshire

Small-town vibrancy close to city conveniences.

 

Wellshire is a quaint town brimming with vibrancy. Families are drawn to Wellshire for its suburban feel and proximity to the conveniences and amenities of University and Platt Park. 
 
Bike lanes lining three sides of Wellshire, as well as the High Line Canal trail, provide an abundance of outdoor access.
 
Mid-century ranches and modern mansions with large lots are common along Wellshire’s winding streets.
 

What to Love

  • Central location 
  • Family-friendly and an excellent school system
  • Quaint, small-town vibrancy

Local Lifestyle

Wellshire is a residential enclave largely devoid of commercial developments, which adds to this community’s charming and tranquil vibe. On any given day, you’ll spot kids and families biking or jogging along its wide streets. Its high quality of living, safe reputation and highly acclaimed schools make Wellshire a great place for families and professionals alike. It’s also ideal for anyone seeking relaxed, upscale suburban living close to downtown Denver.
 

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

Though the community itself is devoid of many commercial amenities, you’ll discover plenty of shopping and dining options just beyond the borders of Wellshire and in neighboring communities. 
 
Nestled in the heart of Wash Park is Old South Gaylord Street, the second-oldest shopping district in Denver. This neighborhood block is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike and features locally-owned restaurants, eclectic shops, fine art, fashion, and more. Historic South Gaylord hosts a number of annual events, such as the Memorial Weekend Kickoff to Summer Festival, Farm to Bottle Fall Festival, Halloween Trick or Treat Street, and Holiday Fest
 
Small boutiques and antique shops abound in Platt Park. Shop women’s fashions at Melrose & Madison or head to Second Star to the Right for children’s and young adult books and toys. Ruby’s Market is a multicultural artisan and food destination that incubates refugee, immigrant, and indigenous entrepreneurs and supports local businesses.
 
The neighboring town of University Hills is home to a variety of restaurants that are sure to please every palate. You’ll discover traditional Lebanese flavors at Amira Bakery, which serves both classics and delicacies. Poppies is a relaxed neighborhood watering hole, and Junction Food & Drink is a chef-driven food hall featuring inspired creations from both locally and nationally renowned chefs. Additional restaurants, bars, and cafés just a stone’s throw away in Platt Park include Sushi Den, Maria Empanada, Nixon’s Coffee House, and Platt Brewing Company.
 

Things to Do

Wellshire is a family-oriented community with a plethora of outdoor recreation opportunities and parks. 
 
Mamie D. Eisenhower Park and Robert H. McWilliams Park feature playgrounds, ball fields, trails, and more. Nearby Wash Park boasts acres of pleasant grounds, including two lakes and two flower gardens — one of which is a replica of George Washington's gardens at Mount Vernon. The cottonwood banks and trails along the High Line Canal offer residents a scenic space to walk, ride and relax.
 
Golfers can walk in the steps of Ben Hogan — considered one of the greatest players in history — while hitting off lush fairways lined by mature trees at the renowned Wellshire Golf Course. This is the only course west of the Mississippi built by Donald Ross, the famed builder who originally designed Wellshire in 1926. 
 
The Wellshire Inn is a popular Denver landmark location for weddings, corporate events, special occasions, holiday parties, and private golf tournaments. 
 
Catch a movie at one of the two nearby movie theaters, Landmark's Chez Artiste Theatre and Regal UA Colorado Center & IMAX.
 
Swimmers will find pools at both Eisenhower Recreation Center and the Schlessman Family YMCA close by in University Park, a neighboring community connected by the High Line Canal.
 

Schools

Wellshire is served by some of the best-ranked schools in Denver. Top educational opportunities include:
 
  • Slavens School, K-8
  • Byers Middle School, 6-8
  • Bradley International School, K-5
  • South High School, 9-12

Overview for Wellshire, CO

3,325 people live in Wellshire, where the median age is 48 and the average individual income is $72,056. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,325

Total Population

48 years

Median Age

High

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

$72,056

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Wellshire, CO

Wellshire has 1,300 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wellshire do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,325 people call Wellshire home. The population density is 4,030.765 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,325

Total Population

High

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

48

Median Age

48.84 / 51.16%

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
1,300

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$72,056

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Around Wellshire, CO

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

38
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
65
Bikeable
Bike Score
33
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sokare, Tortas Y Tacos Mollo Y Rifle, and Love and Baking.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.66 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.62 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.61 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.7 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.2 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Search Homes

Work With Us

We work with purpose, passion, and perseverance to build on the principle of putting the client's needs first, operating with absolute integrity, and maintaining a degree of professionalism in everything we do.

Follow Us On Instagram