Colorado Springs, CO : What you need to know

Originally a resort town, Colorado Springs drew wealthy easterners seeking rejuvenation from the natural springs. In recent years, the town earned the title “Silicon Mountain” because of the large number of high-tech companies and military installations located here. These characteristics earned Colorado Springs the number two spot on our Top 10 Cities for Veterans list. Today, Colorado Springs is home to innovative businesses and industries, quality health care and outdoor activities.


Colorado Springs, CO City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 442040
Latest Population Increase 99.97
Median age 34.2
Median Household Income $54527
Median Home Price $212700
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Colorado Springs , Schools

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Colorado Springs, CO Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 49.7%
  Population Women 50.3%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 3.2
In Colorado Springs

 
10950% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Colorado Springs

Median Population

Median age 34.2
Age 18 Over 75.8
Age 21 Over 71.3
Age 62 Over 15.1
Age 65 Over 11.8

Race

  Ethnicity White 79.2%
  Ethnicity Black 6.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.1%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 17.2%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.6%
  Ethnicity Other 5.8%

Economics

  Median Household Income 54527
  Median Home Price 212700
  Homes Owned 42
  Homes Rent 58
  Median Property Rent 922

Language

  English Only 86.6
  English Other 13.4
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 21.2 MINUTES
in Colorado Springs

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Colorado Springs

Commute Types

  Walked 1.9
  Worked at Home 5.3
  Public Transportation 1
  Other Means 1.8
  Drove Alone 79.6
  Carpooled 10.5

33/100
WALK SCORE
for Colorado Springs