City of Castle Rock, CO
Castle Rock is located in Douglas County in Colorado. The median income is $84,781 and the median home value is $275,900. The unemployment rate is 7.50% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 28.7 minutes to work each day. The population is 93% White, 1% Black, 1% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 4% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Castle Rock, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Castle Rock has a Walk Score® of 10.
Median Household Income$84,781
Median Home Price$275,900
Here is a toast to the annual Castle Rock WineFest. The upscale event will enter its seventh year in 2010, with the clinking of glasses set for July 24 from noon-6 p.m. The festival has become so well regarded that Castle Rock was chosen by the Colorado Wine Board in 2009 to be one of five sites to host state-sanctioned wine festivals.
Whether you're looking to catch some major air, do some ollies and 50-50s, or just try to keep your balance, Castle Rock Skatepark is a cool place to play. The park, located on Trail Boss Road, features a large advanced street section, a smaller beginner street section and a gigantic skate bowl. The skatepark is open day and night, and safety equipment must be worn. Castle Rock Skatepark hosts several local skate competitions throughout the year.
The Castle Rock Senior Center provides activities and social programs for older adults and also gets them where they need to go. “As for recreational activities, we organize a hiking club, sewing club, golf league and a Monday morning bowling league,” says Sandy Prichard, executive director of Castle Rock Senior Center. “We also schedule dinner trips as well as trips to attend plays, and we feature an excellent wellness program that is supervised by a registered nurse.”
SchoolsIn Castle Rock, Colorado
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Castle Rock rates.
BusinessIn Castle Rock, Colorado
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Castle Rock.
HealthIn Castle Rock, Colorado
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Castle Rock.