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.
- Douglas County is rated as the ninth highest-income counties by median household income.
- Castle Rock’s population changed by 19.5 percent from 2010 to 2016 and another 5.1 percent from 2016 to 2017.
- Castle Rock is one of the 7 fastest growing citys in America, according to recent U.S. Census Data (May 2017).
- With an expected annual growth rate of about 6 percent per year, it is estimated that the Town population will reach 100,000 by 2060.
(Source: U.S. Census Bureau’s 2007 American Communities Survey)