Colorado Springs, Colorado 

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Population

456,568

62% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$54,228

Avg. Home Price

$231,200

Best Places to Live in Colorado Springs, 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: Colorado Springs
Zip Codes: 80918, 80916, 80920, 80909, 80906, 80917, 80910, 80923, 80919, 80907, 21 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 6170 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Colorado Springs is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Colorado Springs jobs have increased by 1.40%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Colorado Springs's cost of living is 5.00% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Colorado Springs's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Colorado Springs's population is 456,568 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 62.40%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Colorado Springs is $231,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.15%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Colorado Springs

It's a good time to buy in Colorado Springs. Home Appreciation is up 5.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Colorado Springs Real Estate.

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Reviews for Colorado Springs    174 Reviews
From great to good. - 6/17/2018
Its beautiful here lots of sunshine, late afternoons you experience wind and thunderstorms which are in and out within an hour then sunshine again the winds stick around... (Read More)

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Gotten Worse - 3/23/2018
I've had the privilege of living in Colorado Springs on three different occasions. The first being in 2009. At first sight, my wife and I loved the town, especially the... (Read More)

Nothing but a trashpit... - 3/6/2018
I was going to move here to be closer to my sister but I left after only two months. During which time I received a parking ticket (for being legally parked - parking... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
80918, 80916, 80920, 80909, 80906, 80917, 80910, 80923, 80919, 80907, 21 total