Castle Rock

In this beautiful community, residents can find a plethora of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, and fishing.


The urban and walkable town is nestled in the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metropolitan area.

Castle Rock is a city located between Denver and Colorado Springs. It has grown a lot from its settlement in the 1850s and is now home to families, young professionals, artists, and retirees who are looking for world-class amenities in a tight-knit community. The community is growing rapidly, but it has retained its small-town charm. The town's historic downtown features a variety of shops and restaurants, as well as a weekly farmers' market. The architecture of the homes in Castle Rock is unique, with a mix of Victorian, Craftsman, and Spanish Colonial styles. In this beautiful community, residents can find a plethora of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, and fishing. 


  • So much to see and do for a small-town
  • Unique shopping and dining
  • Small town with a big heart


Castle Rock is a comfortable suburb located just outside of Denver. The town is home to various businesses and amenities, and residents enjoy a high quality of life. Castle Rock is also close to several outdoor recreation areas, making it an ideal place to live for those who enjoy spending time in the great outdoors. In recent years, the town has seen a resurgence in popularity, and its population has grown significantly. As a result, Castle Rock is now home to a vibrant community of residents who enjoy an active lifestyle geared toward inclusivity and family. Locals are passionate about the area’s vibrant arts and culture, and many attend various events and festivals held throughout the year. 


Castle Rock is a charming town with a lot to offer in terms of dining, entertainment, and shopping. Main Street in Castle Rock is home to various dining, entertainment, and shopping options. The Outlets at Castle Rock is a popular shopping destination with various high-end retailers and boutiques. The Barn Antiques and Specialty Shops is another retail area for residents. Here, you can purchase specialty gifts, apparel, and more. 

Delight in American classics with a twist at Angie's Restaurant, and afterward, grab a cup of coffee from Castle Cafe.


Castle Rock is a small town with a lot to offer. There are several golf courses and country clubs in the area, as well as stables and parks. Parks you can check out in the Castle Rock area include Douglas County Open Space, Philip S. Miller Park, and the Castlewood Canyon State Park. For those who enjoy hiking and biking, there are numerous trails in the area, including the Castlewood Canyon Trail and the Devil's Head Trail. 

Every year, the town hosts the Castle Rock Starlighting, an event that attracts people from all over the area for its mesmerizing fireworks displays. The Turkey Trot is another annual event popular with locals and visitors alike. In addition, the town has several unique festivals and events throughout the year, such as Castle Rock Oktoberfest and Town Tours. These events make the community a great place to live and visit.


The Douglas County School District serves Castle Rock. Notable schools in the district include:

  • Rocky Heights Middle School, Grades 6-8
  • Castle View High School, Grades 9-12
  • Soaring Heights STEM Elementary School, Grades K-5
  • Douglas County High School, Grades 9-12

Castle Rock Real Estate

Discover the best homes for sale in Castle Rock, perfectly positioned between the conveniences of urban living and the majestic beauty of the Rocky Mountains. The Castle Rock real estate market features a wide spectrum of properties, from upscale condos nestled in the lively downtown area to sprawling single-family homes offering serene mountain vistas. Popular neighborhoods like Castle Rock Meadows, Castle Pines Village, The Meadows, Southridge, and The Hills each present unique amenities and characteristics, making it easy for homebuyers to find the perfect match.
Whether you're drawn to the vibrant shopping, dining, and entertainment options downtown or the tranquil parks, trails, and panoramic Rocky views, Castle Rock effortlessly blends modern amenities with natural splendor. Dive deeper into the Castle Rock real estate scene, and you'll quickly understand why it's a top destination for discerning homeowners and real estate investors alike.


Overview for Castle Rock, CO

71,037 people live in Castle Rock, where the median age is 35.7 and the average individual income is $49,138. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Castle Rock, CO

Castle Rock has 24,867 households, with an average household size of 2.83. 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. 71,037 people call Castle Rock home. The population density is 2,071.65 and the largest age group is 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.

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Points of Interest

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

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 0.41 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.7 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.93 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.07 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.82 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.38 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

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