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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 442,040
Median Age 34
Median Household Income $54,527
Median Home Price $212,700
Walkscore 33

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Colorado Springs, CO Demographics

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%

Population By Gender

  Male 49.7%
  Female 50.3%

Language

  English Only 86.6%
  English Other 13.4%

Economics

  Median Household Income $54,527
  Median Home Price $212,700
  Homes Owned 42%
  Homes Rent 58%
  Median Property Rent $922

 
COMMUTE TIME: 21.2 MINUTES
in Colorado Springs , CO

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 , CO

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 10,950
In Colorado Springs , CO

 
16.5% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Colorado Springs , CO