Fountain, Colorado 

3 Reviews | Review This Place | Photos and Maps

Population

28,799

+21.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$56,687

Median Home Price

$244,600

Best Places to Live in Fountain, 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 Fountain, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Attractive setting
-Summer climate
-Educational attainment
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Crime rates

Local Listings in Fountain
 $374,900 
6942 Ocatillo Vw
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 3062 SqFt
 $330,000 
6842 Ancestra Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 2017 SqFt
 $314,900 
8355 Cedar Chase Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3002 SqFt

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.


Best Neighborhoods In Fountain, Colorado: Download the BestPlaces App

QUICK FACTS

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 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fountain jobs have increased by 4.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fountain's cost of living is 9.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fountain's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and September are the most pleasant months in Fountain, 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
Fountain's population is 28,799 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 21.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fountain is $244,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.5%. 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. More Education


Best Places to Live in Fountain Rankings


Housing Market in Fountain

It's a good time to buy in Fountain. Home Appreciation is up 8.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Fountain Real Estate

The median home price in Fountain is $244,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


View More Data >

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

Start Your Review of Fountain


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


View More Data >

COMPARE COST OF LIVING
Compare Fountain, Colorado to any other place in the USA.

MAPS OF FOUNTAIN, COLORADO
Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time.Fountain,Colorado Map
ZIP CODES IN FOUNTAIN, COLORADO
80817 80928

PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION

Includes Cost of Living compares for child care, utilities, transportation, health, taxes, housing for home owners vs renters, weather, insurance premiums and so much more.

Try Now

NEW LISTINGS IN FOUNTAIN
$374,900
6942 Ocatillo Vw
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$330,000
6842 Ancestra Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$314,900
8355 Cedar Chase Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$250,000
874 Square Dance Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$250,000
8011 Alaya Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$359,900
7816 Stockton Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$207,000
21350 Oak Vw
Bed 2 | Bath 2

Join BestPlaces