Castle Pines North is a somewhat small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 10,360 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Castle Pines North is the 43rd largest community in Colorado. Castle Pines North has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Castle Pines North, where the median household income is $150,116.00.
Castle Pines North home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Castle Pines North real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Castle Pines North is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.01% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Castle Pines North is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Castle Pines North who work in management occupations (25.28%), sales jobs (16.05%), and business and financial occupations (11.64%).
Also of interest is that Castle Pines North has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.63% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Castle Pines North is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Castle Pines North is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Castle Pines North really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Castle Pines North perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Castle Pines North, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Castle Pines North is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 71.75% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Castle Pines North in 2010 was $73,488, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $293,952 for a family of four.
Castle Pines North is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Castle Pines North home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Castle Pines North residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Castle Pines North include English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Castle Pines North is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.