Colorado Springs, CO

El Paso County

What you need to know about Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs is located in El Paso County, Colorado. The population is 71% White, 5% Black, 3% Asian and 1% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 5% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 15% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $54,228 and the median home value is $208,600. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Colorado Springs, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Colorado Springs has a Walk Score ® of 33.
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Why Colorado Springs is a Great Place to Live
The country's official Olympic City USA is on an upward trajectory
Outdoor Adventures in Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs is a mecca for outdoor adventures, including plenty of opportunities for hiking, biking, climbing, skiing and water sports.
Colleges and Universities in Colorado Springs, CO
Whether the traditional student pursuing a four-year degree or the displaced worker honing his skills, residents can find a program that to meets their needs in Colorado Springs.
Best Trails in Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs is blessed with an incredible trail system, taking you up peaks, through parks, or by natural wonders.

Population

433,547
Up by 8.22%
10 Things to Do in Colorado Springs
Let's put it this way: Plenty of outdoor options bathed in scenic beauty.
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Why Colorado Springs is a Great Place to Live
The country's official Olympic City USA is on an upward trajectory

Nearby Cities

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See the Change USA, Carmel Middle School, Colorado Springs, CO
A Change Is Coming to Middle School Classrooms
See the Change USA works to increase the number of Colorado Springs middle school students pursuing STEM-related careers

Housing

Homes Owned 58.79%
58.79% Complete
Homes Rented 41.21%
41.21% Complete

Real Estate

In Colorado Springs, Colorado


Ready to move to Colorado Springs? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Colorado Springs.

Median Home Price

$208,600
Lower than the state average
Outdoor Adventures in Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs is a mecca for outdoor adventures, including plenty of opportunities for hiking, biking, climbing, skiing and water sports.
Innovation Keeps Colorado Springs Businesses on the Cutting Edge
Two Colorado Springs businesses stay on the cutting edge of their respective industries thanks to their dedication to innovation.

Schools

In Colorado Springs, Colorado


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Colorado Springs rates.

Median Household Income

$54,228
Higher than the national average

Business

In Colorado Springs, Colorado


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Colorado Springs.
Colleges and Universities in Colorado Springs, CO
Whether the traditional student pursuing a four-year degree or the displaced worker honing his skills, residents can find a program that to meets their needs in Colorado Springs.
The Military Has a Strong Presence in Colorado Springs
How strong of a presence? Nearly half of the economy stems from it.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old
Best Trails in Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs is blessed with an incredible trail system, taking you up peaks, through parks, or by natural wonders.
High Altitude Gardening in Colorado Springs
Tips on how to garden in higher elevations, courtesy of experts at Colorado State University.

Health

In Colorado Springs, Colorado


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Colorado Springs.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 36%
36% Complete
Graduated High School 93%
93% Complete

Colorado Springs, CO's Livability Rankings

Top 10 Best Cities for Pets 2010

More About Colorado Springs, CO

10 Things to Do in Colorado Springs
Let's put it this way: Plenty of outdoor options bathed in scenic beauty.
Why Colorado Springs is a Great Place to Live
The country's official Olympic City USA is on an upward trajectory
10 Best Cities for Veterans
Support for those who served is strong in these cities
A Change Is Coming to Middle School Classrooms
See the Change USA works to increase the number of Colorado Springs middle school students pursuing STEM-related careers
Forbes Names Colorado Springs Third Best City for Housing Recovery
An increase in housing sales coupled with a relatively low percentage of foreclosures signal a lofty comeback for this mountain city.
Why Colorado Springs is a Great Place to Open a Restaurant
A new generation of entrepreneurs are mining their fortunes in eclectic eateries and swanky brewpubs and bistros.
Outdoor Adventures in Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs is a mecca for outdoor adventures, including plenty of opportunities for hiking, biking, climbing, skiing and water sports.
Innovation Keeps Colorado Springs Businesses on the Cutting Edge
Two Colorado Springs businesses stay on the cutting edge of their respective industries thanks to their dedication to innovation.
Colleges and Universities in Colorado Springs, CO
Whether the traditional student pursuing a four-year degree or the displaced worker honing his skills, residents can find a program that to meets their needs in Colorado Springs.
The Military Has a Strong Presence in Colorado Springs
How strong of a presence? Nearly half of the economy stems from it.
Best Trails in Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs is blessed with an incredible trail system, taking you up peaks, through parks, or by natural wonders.
High Altitude Gardening in Colorado Springs
Tips on how to garden in higher elevations, courtesy of experts at Colorado State University.