Highlands Ranch is a 22,000 acre master-planned community which was founded in 1981. It is located 18 miles from Denver in Douglas County and offers a wonderful quality of life and ample opportunities for an active lifestyle. With in the community there are tons of outdoor recreational areas that offer walking and biking trails not to mention the eastern edge sits against Chatfield Reservoir and State Park. The popularity of this town is largely influenced by it close proximity to the Denver Technology Center, which draws nearly 40,000 daily commuters. With a population of just under 95,000 people, Highlands Ranch a fairly large bedroom community.
Highlands Ranch has been recognized by many publications including Forbes Magazine, Money Magazine in 2012, and Business Week in 2010, for being one of the best places to live and best places to raise a family in America. Homes in Highlands Ranch are newly constructed and feature modern amenities, family friendly floor plans and gorgeous landscaping.
More Information about Highlands Ranch
At an elevation of
5,820 feet sits the city of Highlands Ranch, Colorado. The approximate population of Highlands Ranch is
98,977 residents. There are currently
229 properties for sale in Highlands Ranch, CO.
Highlands Ranch residents have a median household income of
$106,723; 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 Highlands Ranch is 35.9 years.
Highlands Ranch is
family-centric than the surrounding county. In Highlands Ranch, 52.12% of households contain married families with children; compared to 47.81% in the surrounding county.
Highlands Ranch has
fewer single residents than the national average, with 3.84% compared to the national average of communities with 9.45% of single residents.
Highlands Ranch Weather
The average high temperature in July for Highlands Ranch is 85 degrees. The average low temperature for Highlands Ranch in January is 15.3 degrees. Highlands Ranch sees an average rainfall of approximately 16.4 inches per year, and a snow accumulation of 65.7 inches per year. There are an average of 246 days of sunlight each year in Highlands Ranch; compared to an average of 253 days across the state, and 205 days across the nation.