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Littleton is a city in Douglas County, in the Denver-Aurora metro area. (The community straddles Arapahoe, Jefferson and Douglas counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Richard Sullivan Little, settler
The latitude of Littleton is 39.613N. The longitude is -105.016W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,351 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 40,599.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Littleton 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 80122 ZIP code.
21% of Littleton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Littleton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Littleton was $28,681, compared with $21,587 nationally.
40% of Littleton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Littleton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $654. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,301.
Libraries in Littleton include Ald-Koebel Public Library, Ald-Southglen Public Library, DPLD-Lone Tree Library, Jcpl-Columbine Library, Littleton/Bemis Public Library ... View libraries
Douglas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Littleton political report.
Littleton restaurants taking online reservations include California Cafe - Denver, Cuba Libre Bistro and Wine, I.Zen Asian Grill and Sushi Bar, Opus Restaurant, The Mill Steakhouse ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Littleton workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Littleton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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