Black Forest, Colorado 

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Population

15,329

+5.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.8%

Median Income

$105,760

Median Home Price

$762,100

Median Age

47.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.8 / 4.9

summer / winter


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Mid-sized city - Central Colorado at the base of the Front Range, 65 miles south of Denver. July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Black Forest, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
State: Colorado
County: El Paso County
Metro Area: Colorado Springs Metro Area
City: Black Forest
Zip Codes: 80908 80106
Cost of Living: 49.3% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 6170 ft above sea level

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Black Forest, Co Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Black Forest is 6.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Black Forest jobs have increased by 4.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Black Forest's cost of living is 49.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Black Forest's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Black Forest, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, El Paso county remained strongly Republican, 53.5% to 42.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Black Forest's population is 15,329 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 5.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Black Forest is Real Estate: $762,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.1%.

SCHOOLS
Black Forest public schools spend $8,627 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.7 students per teacher in Black Forest. More Education



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Housing Market in Black Forest

It's a good time to buy in Black Forest. Home Appreciation is up 17.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Black Forest is $762,100.
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