Littleton's history dates back to the "Pikes Peak" gold rush of 1859. Huge numbers of people were first drawn to the area by dream of making it rich. In order to help support the new towns development many farmers and merchants came followed the miners to the area.
There are roughly 41,000 residents living in 13.0 square miles. Located south of downtown Denver, Littleton still has a small town feel with one of the few remaining original historic downtowns along the Front Range. This quaint Colorado town is not only known for their rich history but they are also known for their great affordable housing and city services as well! The median sale price for a home in Littleton is about $200,000.
The South Platte River runs north to south through the entire town. South Platte Park is one of the largest suburban parks in the United States which makes this town very desirable for living and recreation opportunities.
More Information about Littleton
At an elevation of
5,420 feet sits the city of Littleton, Colorado. The approximate population of Littleton is
42,414 residents. There are currently
505 properties for sale in Littleton, CO.
Littleton residents have a median household income of
$57,232; compared to the surrounding county’s median household income of
$60,400, and the national median household income of
The median age for residents of Littleton is 41.3 years.
less family-centric than the surrounding county. In Littleton, 33.11% of households contain married families with children; compared to 35.46% in the surrounding county.
fewer single residents than the national average, with 6.72% compared to the national average of communities with 9.45% of single residents.
The average high temperature in July for Littleton is 85 degrees. The average low temperature for Littleton in January is 15.3 degrees. Littleton 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 Littleton; compared to an average of 253 days across the state, and 205 days across the nation.