Castle Rock, CO

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Population

57,274

6.48% growth

Median Age

34.8


Median Household Income

$101,122

8.55% growth

Poverty Rate

4.44%


Number of Employees

29,969

7.2% growth

Median Property Value

$356,600

8.49% growth

About

In 2017, Castle Rock, CO had a population of 57.3k people with a median age of 34.8 and a median household income of $101,122. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Castle Rock, CO grew from 53,789 to 57,274, a 6.48% increase and its median household income grew from $93,153 to $101,122, a 8.55% increase.

The population of Castle Rock, CO is 84.2% White Alone, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.42% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Castle Rock, CO speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Castle Rock, CO is $356,600, and the homeownership rate is 76.9%. Most people in Castle Rock, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Castle Rock, CO is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Castle Rock, CO employs 30k people. The largest industries in Castle Rock, CO are Retail Trade (3,656 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,343 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,068 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($120,446), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($114,022), and Wholesale Trade ($98,523).

Median household income in Castle Rock, CO is $101,122. Males in Castle Rock, CO have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,692. The income inequality in Castle Rock, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$101,122

2017 value

± $3,170

8.55%

1 Year Growth

± 6.86%

Households in Castle Rock, CO have a median annual income of $101,122, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $93,153 in 2016, which represents a 8.55% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,531

Average Male Salary

± $1,541

$51,692

Average Female Salary

± $1,226

In 2017, full-time male employees in Colorado made 1.33 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,772 ± $5,354

  2. White

    $54,520 ± $998

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $47,825 ± $27,111

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Colorado workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Colorado by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Castle Rock, CO is from Colorado.

0.471

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0949% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 141.35

  2. Census Tract 145.06

  3. Census Tract 144.05

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Castle Rock, CO was Census Tract 141.35 with a value of $161,607, followed by Census Tract 145.06 and Census Tract 144.05, with respective values of $130,216 and $129,677.

The following map shows all of the places in Castle Rock, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.44% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Castle Rock, CO (2.52k out of 56.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,185 ± 314

  2. Hispanic

    541 ± 191

  3. Black

    145 ± 147

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Castle Rock, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

30k

2017 Value

± 1,221

7.2%

1 Year growth

± 5.42%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Castle Rock, CO grew at a rate of 7.2%, from 28k employees to 30k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Castle Rock, CO, are Management Occupations (4,795 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,036 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,535 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Castle Rock, CO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Castle Rock, CO, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (4,795 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,036 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,535 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Castle Rock, CO has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.98 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (1.57 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.57 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Castle Rock, CO, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($90,576), Management Occupations ($89,949), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($85,854).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

30k

2017 Value

± 1,221

7.2%

1 Year growth

± 5.42%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Castle Rock, CO grew at a rate of 7.2%, from 28k employees to 30k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Castle Rock, CO, are Retail Trade (3,656 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,343 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,068 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Castle Rock, CO, though some of these residents may live in Castle Rock, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Castle Rock, CO, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (3,656 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,343 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,068 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Castle Rock, CO has an unusually high number of Information (2.58 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.59 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.53 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Castle Rock, CO, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($120,446), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($114,022), and Wholesale Trade ($98,523).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30.1B

  2. $22.9B

  3. $15.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $30.1B, followed by Mixed freight ($22.9B) and Electronics ($15.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$208B

2015 Value

$314B

Projected 2045 Value

51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Colorado trade was $208B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $314B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $12.5B

  2. $9.22B

  3. $7.43B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wyoming with $12.5B, followed by Nebraska with $9.22B and California and $7.43B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96.4% of the population of Castle Rock, CO has health coverage, with 67.9% on employee plans, 7.21% on Medicaid, 7.11% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 1.76% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Castle Rock, CO was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Castle Rock, CO see 1243 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.404% increase from the previous year (1238 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1291 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 326 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (8.8%). Additionally, Logan County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (28.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,243 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Colorado see an average of 1,243 patients per year. This represents a 0.404% increase from the previous year (1,238 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Colorado in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,804

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,623

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,143

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,287

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Colorado (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.13%, from $6,472 to $6,804.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.57%

Uninsured

67.9%

Employer Coverage

7.21%

Medicaid

7.11%

Medicare

12.5%

Non-Group

1.76%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Castle Rock, CO declined by 31.8% from 5.24% to 3.57%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Castle Rock, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 8.8% prevalence

  2. 8.7% prevalence

  3. 8.4% prevalence

Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Colorado, at 8.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Colorado by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Castle Rock, CO is home to a population of 57.3k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Castle Rock, CO residents were born outside of the country (2.56k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Castle Rock, CO is composed of 48.2k White Alone residents (84.2%), 5.84k Hispanic or Latino residents (10.2%), 1.39k Two or More Races residents (2.42%), 974 Asian Alone residents (1.7%), 691 Black or African American Alone residents (1.21%), 76 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.133%), 75 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.131%), and 34 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0594%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Castle Rock, CO are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Castle Rock, CO was 34.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Castle Rock, CO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Castle Rock, CO residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    2.56k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Castle Rock, CO residents (2.56k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Castle Rock, CO was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    230,780 ± 11,541 people

  2. India

    19,019 ± 3,380 people

  3. Vietnam

    17,347 ± 3,228 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Colorado was Mexico, the natal country of 230,780 Colorado residents, followed by India with 19,019 and Vietnam with 17,347.

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Citizenship

97.9%

2017 Citizenship

97.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.9% of Castle Rock, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Castle Rock, CO was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    48.2k ± 818

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5.84k ± 803

  3. Two or More Races

    1.39k ± 274

In 2017, there were 8.26 times more White Alone residents (48.2k people) in Castle Rock, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.84k Hispanic or Latino and 1.39k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Castle Rock, CO as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Castle Rock, CO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Castle Rock, CO was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Castle Rock, CO are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,099 ± 210

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,036 ± 236

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    772 ± 197

Castle Rock, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Castle Rock, CO was $356,600 in 2017, which is 1.64 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $328,700 to $356,600, a 8.49% increase. The homeownership rate in Castle Rock, CO is 76.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Castle Rock, CO have an average commute time of 26.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Castle Rock, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$101,122

Median Household Income

± $3,170

19.4k

Number of Households

± 857

In 2017, the median household income of the 19.4k households in Castle Rock, CO grew to $101,122 from the previous year's value of $93,153.

The following chart displays the households in Castle Rock, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$356,600

2017 Median

± $6,005

$328,700

2016 Median

± $8,070

In 2017, the median property value in Castle Rock, CO grew to to $356,600 from the previous year's value of $328,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Castle Rock, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Castle Rock, CO the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Castle Rock, CO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Castle Rock, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.9%

2017 Homeownership

76.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.9% of the housing units in Castle Rock, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Castle Rock, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Castle Rock, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Castle Rock, CO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

26.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Castle Rock, CO have a longer commute time (26.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Castle Rock, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.4%

  2. Worked At Home

    9.21%

  3. Carpooled

    7.72%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Castle Rock, CO was Drove Alone (79.4%), followed by those who Worked At Home (9.21%) and those who Carpooled (7.72%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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