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Castle Rock is a medium-sized town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 55,747 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Castle Rock is the 17th largest community in Colorado. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Castle Rock, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Castle Rock, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Castle Rock’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Castle Rock does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $86,563.
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 87.71% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Castle Rock is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Castle Rock who work in management occupations (16.11%), sales jobs (13.05%) and office and administrative support (12.19%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Castle Rock telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.37% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 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 Rock really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Castle Rock 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.
Castle Rock is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.56% of adults in Castle Rock have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Castle Rock in 2010 was $35,779, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,116 for a family of four. However, Castle Rock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 11.54% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Castle Rock include German, Irish, English, Italian, Polish and French.
The most common language spoken in Castle Rock is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|CASTLE ROCK INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||17,767|
|CASTLE ROCK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||75.26%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||24.75%|
|TYPE OF CASTLE ROCK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||72.56%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.44%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.40%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||16.75%|
|SIZE OF CASTLE ROCK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||11.42%|
|AGE OF CASTLE ROCK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||53.60%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||42.14%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||3.30%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.95%|
|CASTLE ROCK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$413,980|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,528|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $74,000||2.99%|
|$74,001 - $148,000||0.59%|
|$148,001 - $295,000||15.00%|
|$295,001 - $443,000||37.25%|
|$443,001 - $590,000||22.82%|
|$590,001 - $738,000||11.12%|
|$738,001 - $1,107,000||7.84%|
|$1,107,001 - $1,476,000||1.91%|
|PEOPLE OF CASTLE ROCK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.70%|
|5 TO 17||21.92%|
|18 TO 24||6.76%|
|25 TO 34||12.62%|
|35 TO 54||32.93%|
|55 TO 64||9.66%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||7.42%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.91%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$86,563|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$35,779|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.02%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (11.21%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.82%)
Information Technology (6.99%)
Public Service (6.55%)
Real estate (2.88%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.99%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.48%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.04%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.41%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.88%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||11.54%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (26.03%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.86%)
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