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)