Littleton : Colorado

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What it's Like to Retire in Littleton

Littleton is a prosperous town and suburb of about 40,000 people south of Denver in Arapahoe County.  Photo of Littleton Town Hall Arts Center courtesy of Wikipedia and Timclare.
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Where to Retire in Littleton and Home Prices

Littleton is home to several active adult communities (see link at right).
The median home price in Littleton was $335,175 in early 2016, according to Zillow.

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What is special about Littleton

Crime is low, recreational possibilities are high;  Hudson Gardens; Arapahoe Community College offers opportunities for continuing education.

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What is not special about Littleton

The Columbine School Massacre took place just outside of Littleton in Columbine. Housing prices are expensive relative to the national average.
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Who will like retirement in Littleton

Retirees who don't want to live in a big city, but would be close enough to enjoy all that Denver has to offer.

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Local economy is driven by

Retail, scientific and technical services

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Climate and Physical Environment

Evergreen is about 20 miles south of Denver. The average July high is 88 and the average January low is 14.  May is the wettest month (2.8").

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Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The Littleton Center for Cultural Arts Foundation, Inc. operates the Town Hall Arts Center, which produces ten to twelve professional events a year, including about 150 performances.  The Littleton Museum is the primary repository for the history, art, and culture of Littleton.
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Crime

Crime rate in Littleton is slightly more than half the national average.
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Medical facilities

Centura- Health Littleton Adventist Hospital

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Transportation

Denver International Airport is 35 miles away.

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Valuable Links

Littleton on Wikipedia

Town of Littleton

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Facts about LITTLETON
  • State: CO
  • Environment: Suburban,Small Town,
  • City Population: 25,001-50,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $300,001-$500,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 111-120 (high)
  • Culture Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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