Castle Rock CO Houses
Castle Rock CO Houses
Castle Rock is a medium-sized town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 57,666 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Castle Rock is the 17th largest community in Colorado. Much of the housing stock in Castle Rock was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Castle Rock economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Castle Rock, where the median household income is $93,153.00.
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Housing costs in Castle Rock are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don’t compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Castle Rock is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.71% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Castle Rock is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Castle Rock who work in management occupations (15.26%), sales jobs (13.05%), and office and administrative support (12.48%).
Also of interest is that Castle Rock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.99% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Castle Rock is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Castle Rock’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Castle Rock use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Castle Rock‘s
citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The citizens of Castle Rock are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.49% of adults in Castle Rock have a bachelor’s degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor’s degree.
The per capita income in Castle Rock in 2010 was $38,610, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,440 for a family of four.
Castle Rock is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Castle Rock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Castle Rock residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Castle Rock include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Castle Rock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.