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Pros

-Attractive setting
-Summer climate
-Educational attainment

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Crime rates


What Bert Has To Say About Colorado Springs Metro Area


“The Springs,” once known as a resort city, has a strong military presence and a growing commercial economy led by varying components of the high-tech industry. Several military installations, including the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Space Command are located within or near the city. The surrounding prairie provides grazing land for cattle and sheep. Summer weather is notably pleasant and dry, with only 15 days above 90 degrees. The Rockies to the west and Denver to the north provide a broad range of outdoor recreation and other entertainment.

Highlights


Mid-sized city - Central Colorado at the base of the Front Range, 65 miles south of Denver See Local Real Estate
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City: Colorado Springs
Zip Codes: 80918, 80916, ... 21 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 6170 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Colorado Springs


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Colorado Springs is 4.50 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Colorado Springs jobs have Increased by 1.40 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Colorado Springs's cost of living is 5.00% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Colorado Springs's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Colorado Springs's population is 456,568 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 62.40 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Colorado Springs is $231,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.15%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Colorado Springs public schools spend $9,886 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.9 students per teacher in Colorado Springs. Learn more...

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Colorado Springs Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Colorado Springs. Home Appreciation is up 5.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Colorado Springs Real Estate.
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  3/23/2018
Gotten Worse

I've had the privilege of living in Colorado Springs on three different occasions. The first being in 2009. At first sight, my wife and I loved the town, especially the... (Read More)

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  3/6/2018
Nothing but a trashpit...

I was going to move here to be closer to my sister but I left after only two months. During which time I received a parking ticket (for being legally parked - parking... (Read More)

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  1/22/2018
Bordering on 3 to 4 stars

It really was not a bad place to live. I had a divorce here, and had trouble with my ex, and left because of that. But I was a mainstay teaching in the schools here... (Read More)

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