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

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fort Carson is 4.70% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Carson jobs have increased by 1.40%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Carson's cost of living is 5.70% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Fort Carson's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Fort Carson's population is 14,766 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 30.57%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 10 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fort Carson is $235,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.63%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Fort Carson

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ZIP CODES IN FORT CARSON, COLORADO
80902 80913