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Castle Rock, CO
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Living in Castle Rock


Castle Rock is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 73,158 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Castle Rock is the 16th largest community in Colorado. Much of the housing stock in Castle Rock was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Castle Rock economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Castle Rock, where the median household income is $113,585.00.

Housing costs in Castle Rock are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.

Castle Rock is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.15% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Castle Rock is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Castle Rock who work in management occupations (17.37%), sales jobs (13.24%), and business and financial occupations (9.16%).

Also of interest is that Castle Rock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.75% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Because of many things, Castle Rock is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Castle Rock a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Castle Rock has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Castle Rock’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Castle Rock, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Castle Rock is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.03% 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 Rock in 2018 was $44,419, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $177,676 for a family of four.

Castle Rock is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Castle Rock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Castle Rock residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Castle Rock also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.37% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Castle Rock include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Castle Rock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.