Castle Pines Village, Colorado

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Castle Pines Village
Census-designated area & Unincorporated community
Castle Pines Village is located in Colorado
Castle Pines Village
Castle Pines Village
Location in the State of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°28′18″N 104°53′41″W / 39.47167°N 104.89472°W / 39.47167; -104.89472Coordinates: 39°28′18″N 104°53′41″W / 39.47167°N 104.89472°W / 39.47167; -104.89472
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Douglas
Founded 1981
Government
 • Type Homeowner association
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,529
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 80108[2]
Area code(s) 303, 720

Castle Pines Village is an unincorporated community, gated community and census-designated place in Douglas County, Colorado, United States.[1][3] Castle Pines Village is situated 21 miles (34 km) south-southeast of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. The community surrounds the Castle Pines Golf Club and the Country Club at Castle Pines.

History[edit]

Castle Pines Village was founded as a gated residential community by Jack A. Vickers, and lies at an elevation of 6,000 to 6,500 feet along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. It is the northern-most incidence of tablelands along the front-range with views of Pikes Peak, Mount Evans and the Rocky Mountains.[4]

The Castle Pines Golf Club founded by Jack A. Vickers[5] and designed by Jack Nicklaus opened in 1981. The International professional golf tournament was an annual PGA Tour event held at Castle Pines Golf Club from 1986 through 2006.[6]

Government and services[edit]

Castle Pines Village is an unincorporated area of Douglas County, Colorado, officially represented by a county commissioner. The Castle Pines Homes Association ("CPHA") manages the community through a five-member board of directors. CPHA is funded through dues and assessments from residents.[7] The Castle Pines Metropolitan District ("CP MET"), established in 1973, provides water, wastewater treatment, operation and maintenance of street improvements and storm drainage services to Castle Pines Village. CP MET is also governed by an elected five-member board of directors.[8] Police and fire services are provided by Castle Pines Village's in-house Emergency Services department, which supplements the services provided by Douglas County and the South Metro Fire Rescue Authority.[9]

Geography[edit]

Castle Pines Village is located at 39°26′27″N 104°53′55″W / 39.440709°N 104.898695°W / 39.440709; -104.898695 (39.440709, -104.898695)[10], and is situated 21 miles (34 km) south-southeast of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. The community surrounds the Castle Pines Golf Club and the Country Club at Castle Pines.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 American Community Survey, there were 3,529 people, 1,330 households, and 1,164 families residing in the community. There were 1,453 housing units. The racial makeup of the community was 93.9% White, 5.8% Asian, and 0.3% African American. Hispanics and Latinos of any race were 0.6% of the population.[1]

There were 1,330 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 86.8% were married couples living together, 0.0% had a male householder with no wife present, 0.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.5% were non-families. 11.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65, and the average family size was 2.86.[1]

In the community, the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 16.1% from 25 to 44, 42.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49.6 years. The gender makeup of the community was 47.1% male and 52.9% female.[1]

The median income for a household in the community was $208,008, and the median income for a family was $209,915. Males had a median income of $208,654 versus $109,118 for females. The per capita income for the town was $118,043. No families and 0.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.[1]

Economy[edit]

As of 2011, 59.0% of the population over the age of 16 was in the labor force. 0.0% was in the armed forces, and 59.0% was in the civilian labor force with 56.8% employed and 2.2% unemployed. The composition, by occupation, of the employed civilian labor force was: 61.1% in management, business, science, and arts; 32.0% in sales and office occupations; 4.1% in service occupations; 1.9% in production, transportation, and material moving; 0.9% in natural resources, construction, and maintenance. The three industries employing the largest percentages of the working civilian labor force were: professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services (19.2%); finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing (18.7%); and educational services, health care, and social assistance (15.3).[1]

The median home value in the community was $935,100, the median selected monthly owner cost was $4,000+ for housing units with a mortgage and $1,000+ for those without, and the median gross rent was $2,000+.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Castle Pines Village is located west of Interstate 25. The city is served by Denver International Airport and nearby Centennial Airport.

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