Skip to main content
U.S. flag

This is an original und secure website

Lone Tree

  •   State: 
    Douglas County
    Lone Tree
      County FIPS: 
    39°32′56″N 104°53′33″W
      Area total: 
    9.69 sq mi (25.10 km²)
      Area land: 
    9.69 sq mi (25.10 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
    5,948 ft (1,813 m)
    1996; Incorporated 1996
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
    Mountain Standard Time (MST) UTC-7:00; Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) UTC-6:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Lone Tree, Douglas County, Colorado, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    1,500 residents per square mile of area (570/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
      Income taxes: 

The City of Lone Tree is a home rule municipality located in northern Douglas County, Colorado, United States. The city population was 10,218 at the 2010 United States Census, with an estimated population of 13,082 in 2019. It is in the South Metro area of Denver, located 18 miles (29 km) south of Denver's downtown. It annexed the territory of the now-defunct University of Colorado South Denver's campus, the former site of The Wildlife Experience, in 2017. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.6 square miles (24.8 km²), all of it land. The median income for a household in the city was $96,308, and the median income. for a family was $109,003. The RTD Bus & Rail's E Line, F Line and R Line make five stops in Lone Tree (County Line, Lincoln, Sky Ridge Medical Center, Lone Tree and Ridge City Center) The city is home to one of the most famous brunch chains in Colorado, Snooze, which features local ingredients and is expanding across the country. Lone Tree Link operates free bus service along the weekdays, serving Park Meadows Drive and four other stops. It also operates free shuttle service between the city and Lincoln Station on the weekends, serving the Lincoln Station, Lincoln Station and the Park Meadows Shopping Center areas. It was named one of Colorado's fastest-growing cities in 2013.


Lone Tree is the primary city name, but also Littleton are acceptable city names or spellings, Lonetree on the other hand no longer accepted or obsolete and are no longer used as a designation. Lone Tree is located in the South Metro area of Denver, Colorado. It is located on the northern border of Douglas County, directly adjacent to Arapahoe County. The city annexed the territory of the now-defunct University of Colorado South Denver in 2017. It has a total area of 9.6 square miles (24.8 km²), all of it land. The town is located 18 miles (29 km) south of Denver's downtown area. It was founded in the early 1900s as the site of a logging operation. It became a city in the late 1950s, when it was annexed by Douglas County. It also annexed the area of the former University ofColorado South Denver's campus in 2017, which is now called The Wildlife Experience. The area has a population of about 2,000. It lies on the Colorado River, which flows through the city. It's located in a valley, which was once part of the Colorado Springs area, but is now part of Denver itself. The river runs through the center of the city, and is known as the Lone Tree River, after the town's name. It runs through an area of land that was once known as "Lone Trees" and was once called "Lunar Trees" The city's name is derived from the word "lunar", which means "lion" or "lucky" in Latin. It means "tree" and "trees" and means "to grow" in Spanish.


As of the census of 2000, there were 4,873 people, 1,848 households, and 1,367 families residing in the city. In 2014, the population of Lone Tree, Colorado, was 12,779 people. Lone Tree is part of one of the fastest-growing areas in Colorado, being in Douglas County and South Metro Denver. The median income for a household in theCity was $96,308, and the median income. for a family was $109,003. About 1.2% of families and 1.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.5% of those under age 18 and 3.7% ofThose age 65 or over. The city is located on the Colorado Turnpike, which runs through the center of the city and connects to the Colorado Springs area. The Turnpikes are a major route through the city, leading to the Denver International Airport and Colorado Springs International Airport. The Denver Post has published a series of articles on Lone Tree in the past, including one on the city's history. The most recent article was published on November 6, 2013. The article was updated on November 7, 2013, to reflect that the city has a new mayor and mayor-elect. It was previously reported that the mayor was a former mayor of the town of Denver, Colorado. It has since been updated to reflect the new mayor's position as the mayor of Denver and the change in the name of the City of Denver.


Interstate 25 bisects the city, with access from four exits. Colorado State Highway 470 (commonly known as C-470) also provides access to Lone Tree via Yosemite Street. The RTD Bus & Rail's E Line, F Line and R Line make five stops in Lone Tree (County Line, Lincoln, Sky Ridge Medical Center, Lone Tree City Center, and Ridgegate Parkway) The Lone Tree Link operates free bus service along Park Meadows Drive during the weekdays, serving Lincoln Station and four other stops in the city. The city is located on the Colorado River, which runs through the center of the city and into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It is also the southern terminus of the RTD's E, F and R lines, with the latter being the southern end of all three lines. The town has a population of 2,000, with most of its residents living in the central part of the town, which is located near the city's downtown area. It also has a large number of non-residential buildings, many of which are located in the town's eastern and northern areas. The community is also home to a number of businesses, including the Lone Tree Post Office, which serves as a hub for the local economy. It has also been known as the "Little Town of Lone Tree" because of its proximity to the Littleton River and other mountain peaks. It was named after the town of the same name, which was founded in the 18th century.


Lone Tree is home to one of the most famous brunch chains in Colorado, Snooze. The Park Meadows contains many restaurants, including recognizable brands like PF Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, and Red Robin. The Recreation Center contains an indoor swimming pool, many gyms, and opportunities for classes. Lone Tree has multiple grocery stores and retail establishments, including Costco, Safeway, and Target. Sky Ridge Medical Center and ER is situated in Lone Tree. The bluffs at the southern part of the city offer more hiking, biking, and running trails as well as a venue for outdoor concerts. The suburban location in South Metro Denver makes Lone Tree not far from Castle Rock, which offers other activities. Lululemon, Michael Kors, Nordstrom, and Williams Sonoma are among the stores located in the mall's outdoor section, called "The Vistas" Lone Tree is made up of many running trails and biking trails for inhabitants and visitors alike. The city is approximately 30 minutes from Red Rocks, which is a popular outdoor concert venue and venue for hikers and bikers. It is also home to a large golf course, hotel area, and bowling alley. The Lone Tree Recreation Center has an indoor pool, gyms and an indoor skydiving facility. It also has a bowling alley and a movie theatre. The town is located near downtown Denver, which makes it accessible to many urban activities and restaurants, such as Target and Costco. The nearest airport is Denver International Airport, which has a major international airport.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Lone Tree, Douglas County, Colorado = 35.1. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 101. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 91. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Lone Tree = 4.8 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 93,692 individuals with a median age of 35.8 age the population grows by 12.48% in Lone Tree, Douglas County, Colorado population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,500 residents per square mile of area (570/km²). There are average 2.59 people per household in the 2,116 households with an average household income of $110,727 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 5.50% of the available work force and has dropped -4.90% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 24.70%. The number of physicians in Lone Tree per 100,000 population = 162.7.


The annual rainfall in Lone Tree = 16.9 inches and the annual snowfall = 52.2 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 72. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 244. 90 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 15.3 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 59, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Lone Tree, Douglas County, Colorado which are owned by the occupant = 76.54%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 12 years with median home cost = $359,960 and home appreciation of -5.32%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $8.28 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $4,503 per student. There are 17.8 students for each teacher in the school, 533 students for each Librarian and 634 students for each Counselor. 4.61% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 42.79% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 21.87% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Lone Tree's population in Douglas County, Colorado of 6,358 residents in 1900 has increased 14,74-fold to 93,692 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.44% female residents and 49.56% male residents live in Lone Tree, Douglas County, Colorado.

    As of 2020 in Lone Tree, Douglas County, Colorado are married and the remaining 26.75% are single population.

  • 28.2 minutes is the average time that residents in Lone Tree require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    81.98% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.10% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 2.12% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 6.24% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Lone Tree, Douglas County, Colorado, 76.54% are owner-occupied homes, another 20.88% are rented apartments, and the remaining 2.58% are vacant.

  • The 55.35% of the population in Lone Tree, Douglas County, Colorado who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

Show cameras in area

Cameras in


Please wait while loading content

Please wait

Booking Offer

Other cities around Marengo

Title Distance in miles Show on Map

Skyline of Lone Tree

In 51 U.S. states are published

2413 Companies
944 Counties
1757 Cities

The 5 newest Companies

Club Car Of Sun City (Formerly Ray's Golf Carts)

1651 Sun City Center Plaza, Sun City Center, FL 33573

J.W. Turf

14N937 US-20, Hampshire, IL 60140

Golf World 29 West

6 N Milton Rd, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Northwest Yamaha Golf Cars

1106 Center St, Tacoma, WA 98409

Golf USA

1850 McCulloch Blvd N APT C2, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

Other Companies

Drumm Farm Golf Club

15400 E 34th St S, Independence, MO 64055

Norman's Auto Sales

210 E Brazos Ave, West Columbia, TX 77486

Discs Unlimited

7 N 1st St, Herington, KS 67449

West Seattle Golf Course

4470 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126

LeisureTime Golf Cars

2145 S Linn Ave, New Hampton, IA 50659

Landscape of Colorado