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The Pinery, Colorado
Entrance sign at North Pinery Parkway and State Highway 83.
Entrance sign at North Pinery Parkway and State Highway 83.
Location of The Pinery CDP in Douglas County, Colorado.
Location of The Pinery CDP in Douglas County, Colorado.
The Pinery, Colorado is located in the United States
The Pinery, Colorado
The Pinery, Colorado
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Douglas County
 • Type unincorporated community
 • Total 10.416 sq mi (26.978 km2)
 • Land 10.379 sq mi (26.882 km2)
 • Water 0.037 sq mi (0.096 km2)
6,066 ft (1,849 m)
 • Total 10,517
 • Density 1,013/sq mi (391/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
Parker 80134
Area codes 303 & 720
GNIS feature The Pinery, Colorado

The Pinery is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place (CDP) located in and governed by Douglas County, Colorado, United States. The CDP is a part of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population of The Pinery CDP was 10,517 at the United States Census 2010. Douglas County governs the unincorporated community. The Parker post office (Zip Code 80134) serves the area.


The Pinery is located in northeastern Douglas County at 39°26′41″N 104°44′33″W / 39.44472°N 104.74250°W / 39.44472; -104.74250 (39.444596, -104.742604). It is bordered to the north by the town of Parker and to the southwest by the town of Castle Rock, the Douglas County seat. Colorado State Highway 83 runs through the center of the CDP, leading north 4 miles (6 km) to the center of Parker and south 4 miles to Franktown. The center of Castle Rock is 11 miles (18 km) to the south and west via Franktown.

According to the United States Census Bureau, The Pinery CDP has a total area of 10.4 square miles (26.9 km2), of which 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.36%, is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 4,885
2000 7,253 48.5%
2010 10,517 45.0%

As of the census of 2000, there were 7,253 people, 2,363 households, and 2,133 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 905.2 people per square mile (349.6/km²). There were 2,406 housing units at an average density of 300.3 per square mile (116.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.70% White, 0.94% Asian, 0.39% Native American, 0.34% Black, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.14% of the population.

There were 2,363 households out of which 49.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 84.8% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.7% were non-families. 7.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.07 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 31.4% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 32.9% from 45 to 64, and 4.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $105,187, and the median income for a family was $108,256. Males had a median income of $79,255 versus $42,835 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $43,065. About 0.4% of families and 0.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 1.1% of those age 65 or over.


The Douglas County School District serves the Pinery.

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