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Castle Pines, Colorado
Location in Douglas County and the State of Colorado
Location in Douglas County and the State of Colorado
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Douglas County
Government
 • Type unincorporated community
Area
 • Total 10.2 sq mi (26.5 km2)
 • Land 10.2 sq mi (26.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
6,558 ft (1,999 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,614
 • Density 584.1/sq mi (224.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
80108
FIPS code 08-12387
GNIS feature ID 1852840

Castle Pines is a census-designated place (CDP) in Douglas County, Colorado, United States. The population was 3,614 at the 2010 census.

On November 6, 2007, the northern portion of the Castle Pines CDP was incorporated as the new City of Castle Pines. The remaining portion encompasses the unincorporated community of Castle Pines Village.

Geography

Castle Pines is located at 39°27′43″N 104°53′40″W / 39.462003°N 104.894521°W / 39.462003; -104.894521.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 10.2 square miles (26 km2), all of it land.

Climate

This climate type is usually found in the outskirts of true deserts in low-latitude, semiarid regions. It has a cooler, wetter winter resulting from the higher latitude and mid-latitude frontal cyclone activity. Annual precipitation totals are greater than in tropical and subtropical desert climates. Yearly variations in amount are not as extreme as in the true deserts but are nevertheless large. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "BSk". (Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate).

Climate data for Castle Pines, Colorado
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 6.1
(43)
7.8
(46)
10.6
(51)
15.6
(60)
20.6
(69)
26.7
(80)
30
(86)
28.9
(84)
25
(77)
18.9
(66)
11.1
(52)
7.2
(45)
17.2
(63)
Average low °C (°F) -9.4
(15)
-7.8
(18)
-5
(23)
-0.6
(31)
4.4
(40)
9.4
(49)
12.8
(55)
12.2
(54)
7.8
(46)
1.7
(35)
-5
(23)
-8.3
(17)
1.1
(34)
Precipitation mm (inches) 8
(0.3)
8
(0.3)
23
(0.9)
33
(1.3)
64
(2.5)
48
(1.9)
56
(2.2)
48
(1.9)
28
(1.1)
20
(0.8)
18
(0.7)
8
(0.3)
358
(14.1)
Source: Weatherbase

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,958 people, 2,078 households, and 1,886 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 581.6 people per square mile (224.6/km²). There were 2,223 housing units at an average density of 217.0 per square mile (83.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.85% White, 0.89% African American, 0.34% Native American, 1.29% Asian, 0.57% from other races, and 1.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.16% of the population.

There were 2,078 households out of which 44.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 86.5% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.2% were non-families. 6.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 2.9% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 33.5% from 45 to 64, and 4.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $138,035, and the median income for a family was $140,816. Males had a median income of $93,254 versus $57,054 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $70,456. About 0.3% of families and 0.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.

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