Highlands Ranch

Highlands Ranch brick residential building with flower baskets.

Overview for Highlands Ranch, CO

103,238 people live in Highlands Ranch, where the median age is 40.3 and the average individual income is $59,172. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

103,238

Total Population

40.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$59,172

Average individual Income

Around Highlands Ranch, CO

There's plenty to do around Highlands Ranch, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

7
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
46
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

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Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.5 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.55 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.5 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.37 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.79 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Highlands Ranch, CO

Highlands Ranch has 37,583 households, with an average household size of 2.75. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Highlands Ranch do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 103,238 people call Highlands Ranch home. The population density is 4,253.99 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

103,238

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.3

Median Age

50.06 / 49.94%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
37,583

Total Households

2.75

Average Household Size

$59,172

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Welcome to Highlands Ranch


The most superb real estate in the entire Rocky Mountain foothills

The ultra-ambitious but peaceful collection of estates is nestled right into the cradle of the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains, just where the elevation seems set to rise dramatically upward at any given mile. At Highlands Ranch, the uphill climb pauses just enough to facilitate this upscale suburban oasis, where decadent southwestern estates merge with remarkable amenities normally only reserved for metropolitan lifestyles.

What to Love

  • Myriad parks, open spaces, and trails all close at hand
  • Inescapably majestic Rocky Mountain views
  • Fun and family-oriented, featuring good schools and the most neighborhoody slice of the American dream

Local Lifestyle


From its laid-back, comfortably upscale lifestyle to its easy access to all the mountain recreation you could hope for, Highlands Ranch creates a harmonious blend of all the things that draw people to Colorado. While the area is handily tucked away from the pressures and speeds of downtown Denver, and even its bustling suburbs, the peace and tranquility don't come with a desolate or isolated feel. On the contrary, Highlands Ranch brings highly luxurious amenities to ranch-style living for the finest blend of modern class and rustic charm.

 

Highlands Ranch Real Estate Insights

 

Highlands Ranch real estate is an idyllic suburban haven. If you're seeking  Highlands Ranch real estate and homes for sale, agents and Realtors from The David Bell Group can help you navigate the Colorado market with ease.

 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping


Old Blinking Light serves a satisfying mix of southwestern American cuisine and tasty cocktails in a bold, naturally lit interior. If it's Mexican you're craving, Los Dos Potrillos provides a highly 
charged and fun atmosphere in which to enjoy their incredibly authentic and flavorful Mexican staples — and their margaritas never fail to impress.

Breakfast lovers will enjoy their experience First Watch (formerly The Egg & I). Their menu includes a significant range of healthy options and delicious options normally outside the range of most standard breakfast diners. The newly operated establishment also features a happy and comfortable interior environment, and the dishes are dished with an artful flair.

When you need to take your loved one out in style, Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar is the perfect choice. Their wine and drink selection is a class above, and their unique and varied cuisine options are certain to suit a wide range of tastes. The interior and patio seating areas are so artfully decorated, with a relentlessly chic and tasteful glamour, that you'll feel like you stepped into an otherworldly metropolis.

Things to Do


Hikers, mountain bikers, and nature lovers will be perfectly taken care of here, with innumerable trails and natural escapes. You'll get a superb introduction to the area's prolific network of trails at Deer Creek Canyon Trails, which lead you west across gorgeous meadows and provide magnificent views of the rising mountains just before you.

Boating enthusiasts will have everything they need at Chatfield State Park's massive reservoir, complete with a large swimming beach and a business renting high-end water-sports equipment. At the north shore is a popular dog park, and to the south, a range of expertly maintained campgrounds.

Families also love the community feel of Civic Green Park, a large open space and park, where picnics and playgrounds provide the perfect setting for a day's diversion right in the heart of town.

Schools


As a highly regarded and vibrant luxury community, Highlands Ranch has a phenomenal selection of schools, including these notable standouts.

  • Rock Canyon High School, Grades 9—12, rated #1 public high school in Douglas County
  • STEM School Highlands Ranch, Grades K—12, rated #1 public elementary school in Douglas County
  • Mountain Vista High School, Grades 9—12, rated #18 best high school for athletes in the state and #3 best public high school in Douglas County



Schools in Highlands Ranch, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Highlands Ranch. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Primrose School At Highlands Ranch Business Park
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Christ Lutheran Preschool And Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Eldorado Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Bear Canyon Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
STEM School Highlands Ranch
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
Trailblazer Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Northridge Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
Coyote Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Fox Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Highlands Ranch High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Copper Mesa Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Cougar Run Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Arrowwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Redstone Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Valor Christian High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Primrose School At Shadow Canyon
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Rocky Heights Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Summit View Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Platte River Charter Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
Wildcat Mountain Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Mountain Ridge Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

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