Littleton

Littleton, Colorado, is a sought-after destination that offers a perfect blend of established communities.

Welcome to Littleton

Littleton is a captivating destination that harmonizes the best of Colorado's past and present.
 

What to Love About This Town

Littleton, Colorado, is a sought-after destination that offers a perfect blend of established communities with mature trees and big yards, as well as easy accessibility to major highways such as C470 and Sante Fe. With its strategic location, residents can quickly access the mountains via Highway 285 or I-70, or easily reach Denver and the Denver Tech Center via Sante Fe or I-25.
 
For those seeking new developments, Littleton has seen the emergence of exciting communities like Solstice and Sterling Ranch in the 80125 zip code, offering modern living options for those looking to be part of a vibrant community.
 
Littleton spans three counties, namely Arapahoe, Douglas, and Jefferson, providing a diverse and varied environment for residents. Commuting is made convenient with easy access to the C or D line of the Light Rail, ensuring a hassle-free journey to various destinations.
 
Nature enthusiasts will appreciate Littleton's extensive park system, which boasts nearly 1,500 acres of parks and open space, as well as 200 miles of trails. Whether exploring the Carson Nature Center, South Platte Park, Roxborough State Park, or Chatfield State Park, there are endless opportunities for outdoor activities, including hiking, wildlife spotting, tubing, kayaking, and enjoying the natural beauty of the area.
 
The charming Historic Downtown Littleton offers a distinctive contrast to the bustling Denver skyline. Here, visitors can immerse themselves in the town's rich heritage while exploring locally owned eateries, coffeehouses, drinkeries, and shops. The area is a haven for leisurely strolls and relaxing outings.
 
A highlight of Littleton is the remarkable Littleton Museum, situated on a sprawling 14-acre property adjacent to Ketring Lake. This living-history farm takes visitors back to the 1860s and 1890s, allowing them to experience the daily life of that era. With its old schoolhouse, blacksmith's shop, and engaging exhibits, the museum offers a captivating journey into the region's past.
 
Whether you are drawn to the historic charm of Downtown Littleton, the abundance of parks and trails, or the convenience of its location, Littleton is a captivating destination that harmonizes the best of Colorado's past and present.
 

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Popular Festivals, Events, Venues, and Parks

 

Schools

There are 3 different school systems that serve areas of Littleton.  Jefferson County R-1 School District, Douglas County Re 1 School District, and Littleton 6 School District.
 

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More about Littleton

Overview for Littleton, CO

45,465 people live in Littleton, where the median age is 40.1 and the average individual income is $51,164. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

45,465

Total Population

40.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$51,164

Average individual Income

Around Littleton, CO

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

12
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
29
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Colorado Krav Maga, BALM Fitness, and Camp MissFits.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 2.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.37 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.62 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.28 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.65 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Littleton, CO

Littleton has 20,126 households, with an average household size of 2.23. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Littleton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 45,465 people call Littleton home. The population density is 3,602.64 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

45,465

Total Population

High

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

40.1

Median Age

49.15 / 50.85%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

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  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
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20,126

Total Households

2.23

Average Household Size

$51,164

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Littleton, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Littleton. 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
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Centennial Academy of Fine Arts Education
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Runyon Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Littleton Prep Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Rock Solid Chriistian Academyschool
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
John Wesley Powell Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
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