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Castle Rock, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Castle Rock had a population of 69,661 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.3722 and longitude -104.8561 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Castle Rock 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.


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Castle Rock, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Castle Rock, CO Housing Affordability Index is 124
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Castle Rock, CO Wealth Index is 157
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 69,661
Population in Households 69,190
Population in Families 62,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 471
Population Density 2,033
Diversity Index1 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $103,348
Average Household Income $128,526
Per Capita Income $43,772
Wealth Index3 157

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 24,973 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,309 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,350 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,314 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $429,472
Housing Affordability Index2 124
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 23,659
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 18,783
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 4.05% 2.96%
Households 3.84% 2.89%
Families 4.08% 2.93%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

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, 2019 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 # 17 97th
Population Density # 75 84th
Diversity Index # 213 53rd
Median Household Income # 56 88th
Per Capita Income # 101 78th

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