Littleton real estate market overview
- Average Monthly Rent: $2,032
- Home Price/Value Percentage Change: -2.60%
- Median Home Value: $687,717
- Best Time To Sell a Home: June
- Affordability Index: Low
- Days To Sell a House: 55
- Job Market: Fair
- Public School Ranking: 24
Location and weather
Littleton is less than 8 miles east of Dakota Ridge and is 11 miles south of Denver in north-central Colorado. The Platte River runs along the city's edge and much of the original city center was damaged in a 1965 flood of the South Platte River. There are many parks nearby for outdoor recreation including Roxborough State Park, Chatfield State Park, Deer Creek Canyon Park, Robert Clement State Park and South Platte Park & Carson Nature Center. Littleton is a part of the Denver metropolitan area and has the advantage of having the Denver International Airport nearby.
In Littleton the summers are warm and short, and the winters are cold and dry. The high summer temperatures are in the high 80's with lows in the low 60's. The winter high temperatures are in the mid-40's with low temperatures in the low 20's.
Population, job market and cost of living
The Littleton population is 46,828 with a growth rate of 0.84%.
The job growth has decreased by -4.88% over last year. Ten-year future predicted job growth is 41.63%. The major industries are Retail Trade, Professional, Scientific & Technical Services and Health Care & Social Assistance. The biggest companies to work for include Clute institute, Stillwater Mining Co, Level 3 Telecom of Colorado LLC, United Dominion Realty Trust and CPI Card Group.
The cost of living is high due to the Littleton real estate market and high cost of available housing. With many parks nearby for outdoor recreation, a growing job market and diversified industries, scenic views of the mountains and Platte River, Littleton will continue to attract people to live and work near Denver.
Littleton real estate market details
- South Littleton
- Ketring Park
There has been an -2.6% decrease in median home value over the last year. As of 2023, the median home value is $687,717.
The best time to sell a home for the highest valued sale is during June. For the quickest sale, homeowners should sell in April.
The top ranked public schools are Arapahoe High School, Northridge Elementary School, Lois Lenski Elementary School, Chatfield High School and Heritage Elementary School. This information is based on data measuring academic performance and equity.