Colorado Springs, Colorado 

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Population

482,131

+11.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.8%

Median Income

$54,228

Median Home Price

$410,900

Median Age

34.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 5.4

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado is a vibrant city nestled in the Rocky Mountains. With natural attractions like Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak, outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, and more. The city also offers many cultural attractions such as the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, U.S. Olympic Training Center and Shrine of Remembrance Memorial. Shopping opportunities are abundant at The Citadel Mall or downtown's Antique Row. Whether visiting or settling down, you'll find something to love in Colorado Springs Mid-sized city - Central Colorado at the base of the Front Range, 65 miles south of Denver.
State: Colorado
County: El Paso County
Metro Area: Colorado Springs Metro Area
City: Colorado Springs
Zip Codes: 80918, 80916, 80909, 80920, 80906, 80917, 80910, 80922, 80923, 80907, 21 total
Cost of Living: 8.3% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 6170 ft above sea level

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Colorado Springs, 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 Colorado Springs is 6.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Colorado Springs jobs have increased by 4.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Colorado Springs's cost of living is 8.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Colorado Springs's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Colorado Springs, 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
Colorado Springs's population is 482,131 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 11.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Colorado Springs is Real Estate: $410,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.7%.

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. More Education



Best Places to Live in Colorado Springs Rankings


Housing Market in Colorado Springs

It's a good time to buy in Colorado Springs. Home Appreciation is up 25.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Colorado Springs is $410,900.
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Reviews for Colorado Springs   197 Reviews
Amazing outdoor activities and a great view. - 10/9/2022
Moved here in the summer from one of the hottest places on earth and my quality of life has gone up dramatically. I can walk outside, there are enormous mountains to... Read More

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An Honest Review of an Awesome Place, No Politics - 12/8/2021
I have been in COS on and off for a couple years, finally making the permanent move several months ago. I have lived in Philly, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and Charlotte,... Read More

Wake the **** up Colorado Springs!!! - 10/31/2021
These statistics have got to be old or incorrect.. I know that this is a big church town and they have to be covering up the real truth.. I’ve been in Colorado Springs... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
80918, 80916, 80909, 80920, 80906, 80917, 80910, 80922, 80923, 80907, 21 total

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