Castle Rock

The picturesque Castle Rock is situated midway between Denver and Colorado Springs. Denver is just 30 miles away and is easily accessible through the Interstate 25 highway. Castle Rock offers luxury homes, including new construction with top-of-the-line features and views.

Money magazine recently declared Castle Rock the 28th best place (among 1,300) to live in 2021-2022. The 50-year-old print magazine examined more than 100 metrics across nine categories before rating. This suburb was also on Money's list in 2011, 2012, 2014, and 2019. Rating website Niche has also rated Castle Rock as one of the best suburbs in Colorado for young professionals. WalletHub states that it is the 9th best place to raise a family in Colorado. These recent honors have made Castle Rock one of the most desirable places to invest in luxury real estate.

Castle Rock is a city of approximately 70,700 people and has plenty of open space. Castle Rock has no shortage of activities to choose from. Over 90 miles of walking and biking trails, state parks, buttes for hiking, areas for rock climbing and zip lining, a 200-step challenge hill, a 40-foot climbing wall, more than 20 parks, canyons, dedicated dog parks, and family-friendly annual events are some of the reasons to consider owning a luxury home in Castle Rock.

Castle Rock is located in Douglas County, and its public schools belong to the Douglas County school district.

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Overview for Castle Rock, CO

27,187 people live in Castle Rock, where the median age is 35.1 and the average individual income is $50,090. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Castle Rock, CO

There's plenty to do around Castle Rock, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Whisk N Pin, Gluttony & Graze, and Bass.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.75 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.33 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.85 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.38 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.14 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.27 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Castle Rock, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Castle Rock. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Castle Rock Middle School
7th - 8th
Soaring Hawk Elementary School
PreK - 6th
9th - 12th
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Castle Rock Christian Academy
PreK - 7th
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Meadow View Elementary School
PreK - 6th
PreK - 8th

Demographics and Employment Data for Castle Rock, CO

Castle Rock has 8,945 households, with an average household size of 2.98. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Castle Rock do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 27,187 people call Castle Rock home. The population density is 1,046.1 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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