Colorado Springs Metro Area, Colorado 

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8.9 / 5.3

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Best Places to Live in Colorado Springs Metro Area, Colorado

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Area: Situated at the base of Pikes Peak—Colorado Springs is a magnificent city with diverse attractions. Visitors can take part in activities such as touring Garden of the Gods Park to take-in breathtaking views; observe exotic animals at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo; partake in various outdoor sports like skiing, snowboarding or rock climbing; visit one of several monuments like U.S Olympic Training Center or The Broadmoor Seven Falls; plus savor delectable dishes from Colorado Springs’ best eateries. With its numerous attractions and year-round entertainment—a visit to this charming city won't be forgotten. Mid-sized city - Central Colorado at the base of the Front Range, 65 miles south of Denver.
State: Colorado
County: El Paso, Teller, 2 total
Metro Area: Colorado Springs Metro Area
City: Colorado Springs, Security-Widefield, 27 total
Zip Codes: 80918, 80916, 80909, 80920, 80906, 80911, 80917, 80910, 80817, 80922, 49 total
Cost of Living: 10.3% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 6170 ft above sea level

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Colorado Springs, Co Housing Market
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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.


The unemployment rate in Colorado Springs Metro Area is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Colorado Springs Metro Area jobs have increased by 4.1%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Colorado Springs Metro Area's cost of living is 10.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Colorado Springs Metro Area's Cost of Living

August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the Colorado Springs metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, the Colorado Springs metro area remained strongly Republican, 54.0% to 42.4%. More Voting Stats

Colorado Springs Metro Area's population is 747,343 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 12.2%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 23.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Colorado Springs Metro Area is Real Estate: $456,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.5%.

Colorado Springs Metro Area public schools spend $8,551 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.9 students per teacher in Colorado Springs Metro Area. More Education

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Housing Market in Colorado Springs

It's a good time to buy in Colorado Springs. Home Appreciation is up 10.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Colorado Springs is $456,300.
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Reviews for Colorado Springs   3 Reviews
Want to move back to Colorado Springs - 2/27/2023
Love Colorado Springs. Lived there 13 years owned a few houses in different areas and the north end is truly the nicest. Weather is dry without many bugs but can be... Read More

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Best area I've lived in so far - 10/9/2022
The best place I've ever lived. The air is far less polluted than I've seen for any city this size, the Mountains are amazing, and the weather is more-or-less... Read More

Lasted 3 1/2 years. - 9/1/2020
I was an avid midwestern runner. I decided to move to Colorado and hit the mountains and trails. I first lived in Lakewood. My apartment was 1350 a month. Plus... Read More

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80918, 80916, 80909, 80920, 80906, 80911, 80917, 80910, 80817, 80922, 49 total


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