Demographics & Trends

Castle Rock is Trending Up

The Castle Rock community is much more than a bunch of facts and figures, but that's a good place to start. Find out why so many are proud to call Castle Rock home.

Fast Facts

While just outside the Denver metro area, Castle Rock has its own historic downtown and economic vibrancy. Its affluent population creates a stable demand for convenient goods and services – and a ready source of skilled workers. The town has a broad spectrum of office parks, retail centers and commercial properties, while still offering development opportunities in order to meet future needs as Castle Rock’s business community grows.

>> Douglas County grew 191 percent between 1990 and 2000 making it the fastest growing county in the U.S. in the decade.
>> It grew another 63 percent from 2000 to 2007, ranking 11th nationally.
>> With an expected annual growth rate of about 6 percent per year once the housing downturn eases, it is estimated that the Town population will reach 100,000 in 2060.
>> Douglas County is rated as the ninth highest-income counties by median household income
(Source: U.S. Census Bureau’s 2007 American Communities Survey)


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Median age is 36.4

25-34 years
35-44 years
45-64 years


$Median household income
$Median cost of a single-family home

Educational Attainment

Castle Rock’s residents are among the most educated in the United States.

High School Diploma
Some College/Tech School
College Degree
Post-graduate Degree