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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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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Monument is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Monument jobs have Increased by 1.40 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Monument's cost of living is 38.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Monument's population is 6,420 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 529.41 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Monument is $426,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.63%.
    SCHOOLS
    Monument public schools spend $8,294 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.9 students per teacher in Monument.

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  11/19/2009
great place to live!

if you think COS is nice, monument can't be... (Read More)

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  12/6/2007
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Monument is located about 10 miles north of the Colorado Springs city limits on I-25 cooridor. We are 2 exits north of the Air Force Academy. We enjoy a "small town"... (Read More)

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