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Castle Rock is a city in Douglas County, in the Denver-Aurora metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for local rock formation
The latitude of Castle Rock is 39.372N. The longitude is -104.855W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,224 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,869.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Castle Rock demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Douglas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Denver area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 80116 ZIP code.
25% of Castle Rock residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Castle Rock ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Castle Rock was $26,760, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Castle Rock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Castle Rock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $726. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,454.
Libraries in Castle Rock include Douglas County Libraries ... View libraries
Newspapers in Castle Rock include Douglas County News-Press
TV stations in Castle Rock include KWHD.
Douglas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Castle Rock political report.
The average commute time for Castle Rock workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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