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Castle Rock, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Castle Rock had a population of 60,150 as of July 1, 2016. Castle Rock ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Castle Rock is located at latitude 39.3761 and longitude -104.8535 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Castle Rock (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,224 feet.

The Town of Castle Rock (GNIS ID: 2413179) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Castle Rock is located within Castle Rock Division of Douglas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Castle Rock population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Castle Rock, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 60,150
Population in Households 59,682
Population in Familes 53,343
Population in Group Qrtrs 468
Population Density1 1,776
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 20,427
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 16,138
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,598 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,830 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 850 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $360,841
Average Home Value $409,952


Median Household Income $97,649
Average Household Income $115,663
Per Capita Income $39,651
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.61% 4.63%
Households 3.31% 4.43%
Families 3.58% 4.57%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Castle Rock, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Castle Rock to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 96th
Population Density1 # 94 80th
Diversity Index2 # 222 51st
Median Household Income # 57 88th
Per Capita Income # 90 81st

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