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Located on the south side of the Denver Metropolitan area and on the northern border of Douglas County, Lone Tree CO is perfectly situated so that residents and visitors have quick and easy access to major interstate highways and Colorado state highways, public transportation, indoor and outdoor entertainment areas, numerous restaurants, world-renowned shopping, Sky Ridge, a first-rate medical facility, and a 55,000 square foot recreation facility that offers a large number of activities for people of all ages.
For many reasons, Lone Tree is one of the most sought-after places to live in Colorado. With so much to offer its residents, including fantastic weather, & unparalleled views of the Colorado mountains, Lone Tree CO homes for sale are in huge demand.
Time recently published the Best Places to Live 2017, and Lone Tree was ranked seventh on the list. Pretty impressive given the vast number of cities and towns the United States has vying for the same title!
Some of the factors that contributed to the selection of Lone Tree as one of the best places to live include: the Lone Tree Arts Center, proximity to Light Rail stations, Sky Ridge medical facility, Park Meadows Mall – the state of Colorado’s largest shopping center, an extensive parks and trails system, views of the Colorado front range mountains and downtown Denver, and the city’s steady economy and low unemployment rate.
In 2006, 2009, and 2012, The City of Lone tree surveyed all households within its boundaries to learn residents’ opinions about their overall quality of life. The results were overwhelmingly “Much above national and Front Range comparison!” According to the 2012 Resident Survey Council Presentation, words used to describe the lifestyle in Lone Tree include, “Safe, Relaxing, Productive, Attractive, Proud, and Committed.”
The future looks bright for Lone Tree! More than 15,000 people work within the boundaries of the city. Some of Lone Tree’s largest employers include: Charles Schwab, Sky Ridge Medical Center, Park Meadows Mall, Level 3 Communications, Allstate Insurance, Nationwide Insurance, Kaiser Permanente, and Public Service Credit Union.
Despite the large number of people who work for the above mentioned corporations, big businesses do not make up all Lone Tree employers. There are plenty of small- and mid-size establishments that offer employment opportunities. While Lone Tree’s major employers may be in the financial services, healthcare, telecommunications/technology, and retail sectors, there are many other industries in Lone Tree, which typically employ highly-educated workers.
Here are a few Facts & Figures from the City of Lone Tree
- Total Lone Tree Employment: 16,826
- 64% of Lone Tree’s population holds a Bachelor’s Degree or higher
- 48% of Lone Tree’s workforce works in Retail Trade Industries
- Average Annual Wage in Douglas County: $55,605
- 93% of net gain in jobs for the 7-county Metro Denver area was in Douglas County (2000-2008)
- The number of jobs in Douglas County increased by 8% in 2013, for a total of 103,012
- Colorado ranks No.1 in the U.S. for labor prospects (Forbes, 2014)
Lone Tree is a relatively young city. Incorporated in 1995, the city has grown substantially and is now home to approximately 15,000 residents. With a median household income of approximately $116,000 and a projected job growth of 7.9%, Lone Tree attracts individuals and families that appreciate great neighborhoods, reasonable commute times, easy access to outdoor amenities, and a variety of entertainment venues.
Located in Douglas County, students living in Lone Tree attend private schools, charter schools, or public schools within the Douglas County School District. With the motto: Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow, the Douglas County School District is the third-largest school district in the state of Colorado, and serves close to 70,000 students from kindergarten through twelfth grade. The school district has an outstanding graduation rate of greater than 90 percent!
The City of Lone Tree has this to say about its unique community:
What began as an incorporation effort by local neighbors and community leaders has evolved steadily into a thriving City that is synonymous with a high quality of life. Our Community Vision Statement “The City of Lone Tree is a premier Colorado community connected by great neighborhoods, vibrant public spaces, a beautiful natural environment, and thriving businesses,” reinforces our deep commitment to those that enjoy spending time in our thriving City.
Looking for something fun to do? If you live in Lone Tree, you won’t have to travel far. From shopping to community events to hiking and biking, Lone Tree is a city that truly has it all… and more!
Here are some favorite things to do and places to go in Lone Tree:
Lone Tree Arts Center: A place for performing arts including theater, concerts, and public and private presentations, the Lone Tree Arts Center is an innovative and environmentally-friendly venue for a “passport to cult.”
City of Lone Tree Events: Residents of Lone Tree are welcome to attend all the city’s fabulous annual and one-time events that occur year-round. Examples of city-sponsored events include a summer concert series, 4th of July celebration, golf days, pool days, and other festivals.
Lone Tree Recreation Center: The Lone Tree Recreation Center, which is part of the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District, is a fantastic place for exercising, taking classes, swimming, going to camp, and so much more. This recreation center caters to Lone Tree residents of all ages.
Lone Tree Library: Looking for a good book? How about a class or a community event for kids? The Lone Tree Library, which is part of the Douglas County Libraries system, is all about engagement, education, and entertainment. The system promotes lifelong learning, and welcomes anyone who wants to be involved.
Park Meadows Mall: Considered a “shopping destination,” Park Meadows Mall is the largest shopping center in the state of Colorado. It is also one of the most enjoyable shopping environments that can be found anywhere in the United States! The interior of the mall is decorated with Grand Mountain Lodge architecture and artwork by Colorado artists.
According to Zillow in September 2017:
The median home value in Lone Tree is $593,400. Lone Tree home values have gone up 5.4% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 2.7% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Lone Tree is $266, which is higher than the Denver Metro average of $242. The median price of homes currently listed in Lone Tree is $737,000.
If you’re interested in buying Lone Tree CO real estate, don’t worry… it’s not too late to find an incredible home within the city’s boundaries! According to the City of Lone Tree’s planning department, the city is continuing to grow, and will have an expected population of 30,000 to 40,000 residents once the city is at full build-out. This means there’s still time to purchase a new construction property. Or, if you’re ready to move soon, there are always fantastic resale properties going on the market. Keep in mind that homes for sale in Lone Tree CO are highly desirable, so it’s important to act fast if you find one that you like!
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