Housing

housing

From urban apartments and condos in transit-oriented developments to golf-club homes to rural acreages, there is a housing style to fit everyone’s desires.  From entry-level homes to executive housing, Douglas County has a wide variety of options to choose from.

The Metro Denver housing market has been identified as #1 on a list of “Five Cities in America on the Verge of Recovery from the Housing Slump” and Douglas County leads the way.

Douglas County Housing Stock

  • Housing type – 78% of the housing is single family homes, 12% apartments, 10% condos & townhouses.
  • Location – 10% of the housing stock is in rural areas, 90% in urban areas.  Within the urban areas, 44% is incorporated towns, 35% is Highlands Ranch, and 11% is in the Separated Urban Areas of The Pinery, Castle Pines Village, and Roxborough.
  • Age – 43% of the housing stock was built since 2000.  (43% is less than 10 years old.)  80% was built since 1990.
  • Price – In the fourth quarter of 2010 Douglas County ranked fourth among six Metro Area counties for median cost per square foot at $140 per square foot.