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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.


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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.
    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.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Colorado Springs's population is 456,568 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 62.40 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Colorado Springs is $231,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.15%.
    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.

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  11/1/2017
correction

I misspoke, sales tax is... (Read More)

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  10/26/2017
Moved here for Grandchildren

Have lived here for 4 years now, moving from Northwestern Pennsylvania. I want to go back! Car registration for 2000 GMC pickup per year- $95.00, 2007 Ford 500 -$100 and... (Read More)

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  10/4/2017
Too expensive too much crime

Too many negatives to write, only good thing is mild weather summers which you can get in a lot of places. Some nice people also but not enough worth staying... (Read More)

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