Fountain, Colorado 

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Population

27,767

178% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$56,687

Avg. Home Price

$198,200

Best Places to Live in Fountain, Colorado

Mid-sized city - Central Colorado at the base of the Front Range, 65 miles south of Denver
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Summer climate
-Educational attainment
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Crime rates

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Colorado
County: El Paso County
Metro Area: Colorado Springs Metro Area
City: Fountain
Zip Codes: 80817 80928
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 6170 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fountain is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fountain jobs have increased by 1.40%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fountain's cost of living is 0.70% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Fountain's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Fountain's population is 27,767 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 178.12%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fountain is $198,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.17%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Fountain 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 Fountain. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Fountain

It's a good time to buy in Fountain. Home Appreciation is up 7.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Fountain Real Estate.

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Reviews for Fountain    3 Reviews
fountain is lovely place to live - 11/27/2015
After living in 3 states and in Denver,Springs and Pueblo(within CO), I find Fountain to be a quiet, safe and cost effective place to live. It has moderate temps and... (Read More)

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Fountain - 6/1/2009
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)

Fountain Colorado Climate - 8/25/2007
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)


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ZIP CODES IN FOUNTAIN, COLORADO
80817 80928