Lone Tree

Lone Tree

Lone Tree is located in Douglas County, along the I-25 corridor, on the southern edge of suburban Denver with a population of 13,381.  Lone Tree offers residents easy commutes to almost anywhere in Downtown and South Denver Metro.  The city has several large master-planned communities like Ridgegate to house its 13,364 residents as of 2020. Home to one of Colorado’s biggest shopping malls, Park Meadows is the ultimate destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment. Located on the southern edge of the city, Lone Tree residents have access to hiking, biking, a trail system and several golf courses. With highly ranked public schools, easy commutes and access to Colorado's wildlife, it's no wonder why Lone Tree is a top choice for many homeowners.





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Commuting from Lone Tree

There are 12.12 miles from Denver International Airport (DEN) to Aurora in southwest direction and 18 miles (28.97 kilometers) by car, following the Peña Boulevard route.

DEN Airport and Aurora are 25 minutes apart. This is the fastest route from DEN Airport to Aurora, CO.

The city has a number of transportation projects, plans, and studies that pertain to roads and bridges, bicycle and pedestrian facilities and RTD's R Line light rail and A-Line commuter rail. The expanded RTD FasTracks rail system through Aurora is transforming the city's landscape and future, providing economic development corridors and connecting major activity and employment centers. The city has developed plans to identify development sites and pedestrian and automobile connections and create a vision for the overall character of Aurora's rail station areas.

E-470, I-70, and I-225 all run through various parts of Aurora giving commuters easy access to the surrounding communities of Denver, Parker, Brighton, Stapleton, and Greenwood Village.

Aurora is home to hundreds of miles of trails. Click here for a trail map of where to bike in Aurora or check out Aurora's visitor site to explore the greatest places the city has for bicycle enthusiasts!

SANTA MONICA, CA/USA - MAY 12, 2016: Charles Schwab exterior sign and logo. The Charles Schwab Corporation is an American brokerage and banking company.

Working in Lone Tree

Lone Tree provides a favorable business climate to a diverse and dynamic group of industries. From Kaiser Permanente to Lockheed Martin to Charles Schwab, a range of companies are finding success in Lone Tree thanks to their favorable tax climate, low business costs, and dependable workforce. The top employers in Lone Tree are Charles Schwab (4500 employees), Sky Ridge Hospital (3,000 employees), and Park Meadows Mall (2,000 employees). 


The City of Lone Tree partners with regional and Colorado state programs that connect businesses with skilled professionals and provide opportunities for future employee development plus businesses have access to South Metro Denver’s high standard of education – from preschool through post-doctorate – that prepares them for the demands of today’s workplace.  In addition, we are in the immediate proximity of the University of Colorado South Denver, the University of Phoenix, and Arapahoe Community College, which all provide great resources to employers.

Schools in Lone Tree

Students in Lone Tree are served by the Douglas County School District. DCSD is the third largest school district with an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Colorado public schools. For the 2022-23 school year, there are 5 private schools serving 586 students in Lone Tree, CO (there are 8 public schools, serving 7,282 public students). 7% of all K-12 students in Lone Tree, CO are educated in private schools compared to the CO state average of 7%. The best top ranked private schools in Lone Tree, CO include Montessori School at Lone Tree and Creme De La Creme Colorado. The average acceptance rate is 100%, which is higher than the Colorado private school average acceptance rate of 90%. 20% of private schools in Lone Tree, CO are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian).