Highlands Ranch is a 22,000-acre master-planned community located in the North-West portion of unincorporated Douglas County. Founded in 1981, the community has a population of approximately 97,000 in 29,000 single family homes and 3,289 apartments. Highlands Ranch is an upper-middle class community located 12 miles south of Denver along C-470 and approximately one mile west of Interstate 25 (I-25) This location provides easy access to transportation (Denver International Airport, regional light rail), the mountains, Denver, Boulder, Aurora and Colorado Springs metropolitan areas.
Working families in Highlands Ranch enjoy the ability to live and work in their community. Highlands Ranch was selected by BusinessWeek as one of its Best Places to Raise Your Kids: 2010. With uncongested commutes and access to an abundance of parks, trails, sports, entertainment and four recreation centers, Highlands Ranch provides the perfect environment for that important work-life balance.