Fort Carson, Colorado 

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Population

15,015

+33.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$43,632

Median Home Price

$219,000

Best Places to Live in Fort Carson, Colorado

Mid-sized city - Central Colorado at the base of the Front Range, 65 miles south of Denver. August, June and September are the most pleasant months in Fort Carson, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

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

City: Fort Carson
Zip Codes: 80902 80913
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 6170 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fort Carson is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Carson jobs have increased by 4.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Carson's cost of living is 4.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fort Carson's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
El Paso county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fort Carson's population is 15,015 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 33.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fort Carson is $219,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Fort Carson public schools spend $9,607 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Fort Carson. More Education


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The median home price in Fort Carson is $219,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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