Englewood, CO is located in Arapahoe County. It has a population of 31,877. Englewood is a diverse place of modern and history, and home to an equal amount of singles, working families, and a popular home to many Millennials. Whether you’re moving to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Englewood could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Colorado if you know where to search. To help you find the best places to live in and around Englewood, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like cost of living, weather, employment, housing and more.
Incorporated in 1903, Englewood has a lot of history to explore! The Arapahoe Acres neighborhood is on the National Register of Historic Places. This subdivision contains 124 completely unique homes with its wooden street signs, staggering architecture, and a great deal of lawn art, this community is worth strolling through. Englewood is also home to the historic 1915 Englewood Railroad Depot building Englewood Depot, a living museum of letterpress printing, typography, design, poetry, and art.
The Englewood Community Garden next door, where you can volunteer, register for your own plot, or just check out the homegrown produce.
The Gothic Theatre is a recently renovated art deco building. Originally built in the 1920s, The Gothic remains a classic Denver music venue.
Englewood is also home to the private college, The University of Denver. Englewood is bike- and public-transit friendly with a WalkScore of 55. The C and D light-rail lines drop passengers at CityCenter Englewood, a transportation hub, where you can catch another train downtown or south to Littleton. Cyclists can access 20 miles of bike trails. The City of Englewood and RTD also operate a free shuttle named “Art.” Art takes riders from CityCenter to Englewood Parkway, where cafes, fast-casual eateries, and other amenities await as well as the Museum of Outdoor Art. The indoor exhibits rotate through in the Englewood Civic Center but you can find about 33 outdoor statues around the Center itself. The museum represents an effort by the city of Englewood to blend art with businesses and landscapes.
Take the kids for a day at Belleview Park. This 36-acre open space contains a petting zoo, playground, multiple pavilions, miniature train, dog park, creek, sports fields, and Pirate’s Cove Water Park—a family water park with rides and slides, including a lazy river and beach area. If the waterpark isn’t your thing, visit Cherry Creek Reservoir and Cherry Creek Trails which border Englewood in neighboring Centennial.
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