Monument, Colorado 

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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


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: Monument
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 6170 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Monument is 4.70% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Monument jobs have increased by 1.40%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Monument's cost of living is 38.60% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Monument's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Monument's population is 6,420 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 529.41%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Monument is $426,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.63%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Monument public schools spend $8,294 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.9 students per teacher in Monument. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Monument

It's a good time to buy in Monument. Home Appreciation is up 5.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Monument Real Estate.

The median home price in Monument is $426,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Monument    2 Reviews
great place to live! - 11/19/2009
if you think COS is nice, monument can't be... (Read More)

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Monument, Colorado - 12/6/2007
Monument is located about 10 miles north of the Colorado Springs city limits on I-25 cooridor. We are 2 exits north of the Air Force Academy. We enjoy a "small town"... (Read More)


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