Denver’s Sunnyside neighborhood

Here’s what you need to know about Sunnyside.

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Plaza de la Raza at Columbus Park, otherwise known as La Raza Park. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Map of Denver’s Sunnyside neighborhood

Population: About 10,400 people lived in Sunnyside during the time from 2010 to 2014, according to the five-year estimates of the American Community Survey.  About 53 percent of them identified as Hispanic, 38 percent as white and 3 percent as black.

What’s it gonna cost to buy a house here: The average home in Sunnyside was valued at $375,000, according to Zillow. That value has risen 14.64 percent compared to last year.

Transportation: Sunnyside is the 21st most walkable neighborhood, according to Walk Score, with a score of 72. The neighborhood has a great bike score of 80.

Sunnyside doesn’t score as highly on transit, but it is served by the 19, 31, 38, 44 and 52 bus lines.

Education: The Sunnyside neighborhood has seven public schools:

Parks: Sunnyside is home to Chaffee Park, Aztlan Park, Ciancio Park, Columbus Park and 46th and Pecos Park.