Castle Rock, incorporated in 1881, is nestled in the heart of East Plum Creek Valley, surrounded by rocky buttes and featuring stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. Named for the prominent rock formation that overlooks the town, Castle Rock features several planned developments tied together by its historic downtown. The town has grown from 3,900 people in 1980 to an estimated 46,261 in 2009; however, retains its small town feel.
Castle Rock provides several indoor and outdoor leisure opportunities including the Community Recreation Center, 400 acres of parks, the Red Hawk Ridge municipal golf course, and Hidden Mesa open space. Residents and visitors can also enjoy a full range of shopping experiences, from downtown boutiques to department stores and the Outlets at Castle Rock.
More Information about Castle Rock
At an elevation of
6,356 feet sits the city of Castle Rock, Colorado. The approximate population of Castle Rock is
48,321 residents. There are currently
496 properties for sale in Castle Rock, CO.
Castle Rock residents have a median household income of
$84,781; compared to the surrounding county’s median household income of
$101,108, and the national median household income of
The median age for residents of Castle Rock is 34.7 years.
Castle Rock is
less family-centric than the surrounding county. In Castle Rock, 46.11% of households contain married families with children; compared to 47.81% in the surrounding county.
Castle Rock has
fewer single residents than the national average, with 5.65% compared to the national average of communities with 9.45% of single residents.
Castle Rock Weather
The average high temperature in July for Castle Rock is 86 degrees. The average low temperature for Castle Rock in January is 13.3 degrees. Castle Rock sees an average rainfall of approximately 17.1 inches per year, and a snow accumulation of 58.9 inches per year. There are an average of 243 days of sunlight each year in Castle Rock; compared to an average of 253 days across the state, and 205 days across the nation.