Cost of Living

With unparalleled quality of life and the sixth highest median income in the nation, Lone Tree offers the premium lifestyle of living in a major city without the price tag. 98% of residents describe quality of life in the city as “great”, with easy access to local and regional entertainment, in addition to the many parks and trails Colorado offers.

Although Lone Tree’s cost of living is slightly above Denver Metro and the national average, it’s well below that of many comparable cities to the West and East (CNNMoney).

Living in Lone Tree - The Numbers

Average Household Income


Median Cost of a Single Family Home


Average Cost of Rent


Fast Facts:

  • Lone Tree has no Property Tax or Occupational Tax.
  • Lone Tree does not tax car sales, or food for home consumption.
  • Lone Tree Cost of Living Index: 108 
  • 244 Acres of Public Parks
  • 35 Miles of Trails
  • 100+ Restaurants and a world-class Shopping Center
  • 1 State-of-the-Art Recreation Center
  • 1 World-Class Arts Center

"It's kind of hip. It has all these a price that's so much lower than you can find in a similar atmosphere downtown." 
- The Denver Post, August 2014

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