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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.


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Median household income
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$64,138
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Castle Rock demographic reports
Developed as a mining and ranching community
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Castlewood Canyon State Park, Pike National Forest

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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.

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39% of Castle Rock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Castle Rock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $726.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,454.


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Libraries in Castle Rock include Douglas County Libraries ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Castle Rock include Douglas County News-Press

TV stations in Castle Rock include KWHD.

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Douglas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Castle Rock political report.

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The average commute time for Castle Rock workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Castle Rock include Best Western, Comfort Suites Castle Rock, Days Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express, Hx - Castle Rock, Quality Inn, Super 8.

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