Location and Weather
Castle Rock is in central Colorado, 28 miles south of Denver and 40 miles from Colorado Springs. The city is east of the Rampart Range of the Rocky Mountains on the western edge of the Great Plains. The butte that is the town’s namesake, Castle Rock, sits north of the town center. Other geological points of interest visible from Castle Rock include Dawson Butte, Devils Head, Mount Evans and the famous Pikes Peak.
In Castle Rock the summers are warm, and the winters are cold and dry. The high summer temperatures are in the low 80’s with low’s in the high 50’s. The winter high temperatures are in the 40’s with lows below 20 degrees.
Population, Job Market and Cost of Living
Castle Rock’s population in 2019 was 64,827 with a growth rate of 4.35%. The job growth has increased by 2.75% over last year. Ten-year future predicted job growth is 50.12%. The major industries are Retail Trade, Professional, Scientific & Technical Services, and Health Care & Social Assistance. The largest employers are Charles Schwab, DISH Network, Centura Health and Health ONE. 49% of employed Castle Rock residents work in the metro Denver area and 8% work in the Colorado Springs area.
With a location close to Denver and Colorado Springs, many outdoor attractions, suburban lifestyle, good job growth, well-educated job force and diverse industries, Castle Rock will continue to attract those that want to work and play in this scenic Colorado city.
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