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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 Fountain


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Fountain is 7.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fountain jobs have Increased by 0.88 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Fountain's cost of living is 3.80% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Fountain's population is 25,602 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 58.75 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Fountain is $165,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 3.20 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Fountain public schools spend $9,018 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.1 students per teacher in Fountain.

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Fountain Colorado Climate
Great area for climate. Due to the higher altitude the summers are cooler than Denver or Pueblo and winters are milder than either mountain or plains areas. Kind of... (read more)
Fountain
Fountain is a great place to live. Housing is affordable and not segregated (all the condo's not in one part of town and all of the big homes in another). The city... (read more)
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