Colorado

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Colorado

Castle Pines

Median home price: $512,000
Cost-of-living index: 127%
Nonretail spending index: 129%
Location: about 30 miles south of Denver
Population: 13,601

Castle Pines is a small community south of Denver and just north of Castle Pines Village, a 3,000-acre gated community in Castle Rock, Colo. Castle Point Village has two Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses and stunning mountain views.