Our Economy

Location, dependable infrastructure, low cost of doing business, quality of life - Castle Pines, CO has what your business needs to be successful.

Castle Pines neighborhoodThe City of Castle Pines is located just a few miles south of the junction of C/E-470 and I-25 and less than a half hour south of Denver, CO. Denver International Airport is only 35 minutes away and the Rocky Mountains, along with its spectacular 14,000 foot peaks and numerous ski areas, are within 50-70 miles.

 

Easy access to Downtown Denver puts world-class entertainment at your fingertips: the Pepsi Center (Denver Nuggets Basketball and Colorado Avalanche Hockey), Sports Authority Field at Mile High (Denver Broncos Football), Coors Field (Colorado Rockies), and the LoDo entertainment district are all a quick trip away.

 

Castle Pines offers convenient proximity to RTD light rail service. The Lincoln Station is only 7 miles north; an additional station is planned further south at Sky Ridge, which will bring the service closer to the Castle Pines community.

Sales Tax

The City of Castle Pines has the lowest sales tax rate of any city in Douglas County. The City Sales and Use Tax rate is 2.75%. The total rate of 6.75% is derived as follows:

 

State of Colorado

2.90%

Cultural & Scientific District

0.10%

Douglas County

1.00%

City of Castle Pines

2.75%

Total

6.75%

 

Utilities

Electric service is provided by Intermountain Rural Electric Association (IREA), a nonprofit electric distribution cooperative that offers competitive rates and reliability. Learn more.

 

The Castle Pines North Metro District provides water and wastewater services. The special district was established in 1984 and currently serves more than 3,200 residential and business customers. Learn more.

Public School

Public Schools

Castle Pines is located in the Douglas County School District (DCSD). DCSD has one of the highest graduation rates in the Denver Metro Area and TCAP results outpace the state’s average in all grades and content areas. Learn more.

Park

Trails, Parks, and Recreation

Castle Pines in known around the nation for its unparalleled golf courses and natural beauty. Enjoy our award winning parks or take-in the area’s 560 acres of open space.

Elk Park Art

Arts and Culture

With a growing local art and culture community, you can find local performances and events throughout the year. Plus, Downtown Denver provides easy access to world-class museums, theater, art, and more.