Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 445,830 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.5%
 
Males: 219,422  (49.2%)
Females: 226,408  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 80829, 80831, 80903, 80904, 80905, 80906, 80907, 80909, 80910, 80911, 80914, 80917, 80918, 80919, 80920, 80923, 80924, 80925, 80926, 80927, 80951.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,550 (it was $45,081 in 2000)
Colorado Springs:

$53,550
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,030 (it was $22,496 in 2000)

Colorado Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $205,600 (it was $143,300 in 2000)
Colorado Springs:

$205,600
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $240,295; Detached houses: $259,393; Townhouses or other attached units: $164,825; In 2-unit structures: $191,587; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $140,785; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,112; Mobile homes: $20,032; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $37,063

Median gross rent in 2013: $897.

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  • Races in Colorado Springs, CO (2013)

    Colorado Springs races chart
    • 306,00569.6%White alone
    • 75,39317.1%Hispanic
    • 23,8615.4%Black alone
    • 17,6884.0%Two or more races
    • 13,7503.1%Asian alone
    • 1,9800.5%American Indian alone
    • 6680.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 5130.1%Other race alone

Races in Colorado Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Colorado Springs: 97.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.1%), Irish (10.5%), English (8.3%), United States (4.7%), Italian (3.1%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6008 feet

Land area: 185.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,400 people per square mile   (low).

Colorado Springs,CO real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Colorado Springs:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colorado Springs city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

34,909 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 1.8% Asia, 1.7% Europe).

This city:

7.9%
Colorado:

9.5%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 118 registered sex offenders living in Colorado Springs, Colorado as of May 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Colorado Springs to the number of sex offenders is 3,660 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,060 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $951 (0.5%)

Colorado Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (548.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Cimarron Hills, CO (2.2 miles ), Stratmoor, CO (2.5 miles ), Elsmere, CO (2.5 miles ), Manitou Springs, CO (2.5 miles ), Fort Carson, CO (2.9 miles ), Security-Widefield, CO (3.0 miles ), Air Force Academy, CO (3.1 miles ), Cheyenne Mountain, CO (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.86 N, Longitude: 104.79 W

Colorado Springs nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): C. Springs, The Springs, Little London, Newport in the Rockies

Daytime population change due to commuting: +19,774 (+4.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 167,643 (80.4%)

Colorado Springs household income distribution Colorado Springs home values distribution

Crime rates in Colorado Springs by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 25161412152724152026182620
per 100,000 6.64.33.73.24.07.26.33.75.06.14.26.04.5
Rapes 275242276251251285335344319319358370412
per 100,000 72.764.673.767.066.676.288.585.780.275.382.884.892.6
Robberies 497421350439612528518525526449523418404
per 100,000 131.4112.393.4117.2162.4141.1136.9130.7132.2106.0121.095.890.8
Assaults 1,2351,0519831,0901,2671,1451,1221,0841,0921,0711,0691,0791,203
per 100,000 326.6280.4262.4291.1336.2306.1296.5269.9274.5252.8247.3247.4270.4
Burglaries 4,0633,3603,8133,6763,3473,1793,4023,3053,4523,3233,6413,7262,759
per 100,000 1,074.5896.41,018.0981.6888.3849.7899.0822.9867.6784.3842.3854.4620.1
Thefts 14,13713,33814,44514,16412,94011,88811,54110,35712,05411,37512,45612,52111,914
per 100,000 3,738.83,558.53,856.43,782.33,434.13,177.73,049.92,578.83,029.52,684.82,881.42,871.12,677.6
Auto thefts 1,5851,8192,0881,7791,7891,4871,1241,0611,2881,1681,8021,9281,646
per 100,000 419.2485.3557.4475.1474.8397.5297.0264.2323.7275.7416.9442.1369.9
Arson 139191122107115109108101100107766294
per 100,000 36.851.032.628.630.529.128.525.125.125.317.614.221.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 448.2406.4430.2424.4427.9409.9405.0362.2388.5349.9379.5379.7355.4

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Crime rate in Colorado Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 953 (668 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Colorado average:

2.14

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Colorado Springs tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +77,582 (+27.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Colorado Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Tornado activity:

Colorado Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Colorado Springs city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 tornado 7.9 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Colorado Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 247.6 miles away from Colorado Springs center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 589.4 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from Colorado Springs center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 29.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in El Paso County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colorado Springs topographic map

Birthplace of: Benson Henderson (fighter) - Martial artist, Donald Cerrone - Martial artist, Ancel Keys - Centenarian, Goose Gossage - Baseball player, Lon Chaney, Sr. - Silent film actor, John Dingell - Politician, John Romero - Famous video game designer, Scott Walker (politician) - Governor of Wisconsin, Talcott Parsons - Sociologist, Allen Tupper True - Artist.

Main business address for: WESTMORELAND COAL CO (BITUMINOUS COAL & LIGNITE SURFACE MINING), GOLDEN CYCLE GOLD CORP (GOLD & SILVER ORES), SIMTEK CORP (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES), OPTIKA INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), RAMTRON INTERNATIONAL CORP (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES), CENTURY CASINOS INC /CO/ (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION).

Hospitals in Colorado Springs:

  • CEDAR SPRINGS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (provides emergency services, 2135 SOUTHGATE RD)
  • CENTURA HEALTH-PENROSE ST FRANCIS HEALTH SERVICES (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2222 N NEVADA AVE)
  • COLORADO SPRINGS SURGERY CENTER-ASC (1615 MEDICAL CENTER POINT)
  • EVERCARE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF COLORADO S (5450 TECH CENTER DRIVE STE 120)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF CO SPGS (325 PARKSIDE DR)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF COLORADO SPRINGS (5526 NORTH ACADEMY BLVD SUITE 108)
  • SEMPERCARE HOSPITAL OF COLORADO SPGS (825 PIKES PEAK AVE)
  • SOLAMOR HOSPICE OF COLORADO SPRINGS (655 SOUTHPOINTE COURT SUITE 201)
  • SURGICAL CENTER AT PREMIER (3920 N UNION SUITE 240)
  • UNIVERSITY COLO HEALTH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CENTRAL (Government - Local, 1400 E BOULDER ST)

Airports and heliports located in Colorado Springs:

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Amtrak station:

COLORADO SPRINGS (120 S. WEBER) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, call for taxi service.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Colorado Springs:

  • Colorado Technical University-Online (Full-time enrollment: 22,771; Location: 4435 N Chestnut, Suite E; Private, for-profit; Website: www.coloradotech.edu/CTU-Online; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (FT enrollment: 10,395; Location: 5675 S Academy Blvd; Public; Website: www.ppcc.edu)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (FT enrollment: 8,700; Location: 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway; Public; Website: www.uccs.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Colorado College (FT enrollment: 2,199; Location: 14. E Cache La Poudre St.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.coloradocollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (FT enrollment: 2,049; Location: 4435 N Chestnut Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.coloradotech.edu/Colorado-Springs; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of the Rockies (FT enrollment: 1,694; Location: 555 E Pikes Peak Ave #108; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rockies.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Colorado Springs (FT enrollment: 777; Location: 3770 Citadel Drive North; Private, for-profit; Website: pmi.edu)
  • University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus (FT enrollment: 595; Location: 5725 Mark Dabling Blvd.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Everest College-Colorado Springs (FT enrollment: 545; Location: 1815 Jet Wing Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/colorado_springs)
  • Intellitec Medical Institute (FT enrollment: 521; Location: 6805 Corporate Drive, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.intellitecmedical.edu/)
  • College America-Colorado Springs (FT enrollment: 418; Location: 3645 Citadel Drive South; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.collegeamerica.edu/)
  • Nazarene Bible College (FT enrollment: 394; Location: 1111 Academy Park Loop; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nbc.edu)
  • International Salon and Spa Academy (FT enrollment: 390; Location: 5707 N Academy Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.issaco.edu)
  • Paul Mitchell the School-Colorado Springs (FT enrollment: 371; Location: 118 West Colorado Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: coloradosprings.paulmitchell.edu)
  • National American University-Colorado Springs (FT enrollment: 258; Location: 1915 Jamboree Drive, Suite 185; Private, for-profit; Website: www.national.edu/locations/colorado/colorado-springs)
  • Intellitec College-Colorado Springs (FT enrollment: 204; Location: 2315 East Pikes Peak Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.IntelliTecCollege.edu)
  • National American University-Colorado Springs South (FT enrollment: 202; Location: 1079 Space Center Drive, Suite 140; Private, for-profit; Website: www.national.edu/locations/colorado/colorado-springs-south)
  • Remington College-Colorado Springs Campus (FT enrollment: 131; Location: 6050 Erin Park Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.remingtoncollege.edu/colorado-career-schools-overview)
  • The Salon Professional Academy-Colorado Springs (FT enrollment: 115; Location: 4388 Austin Bluffs Pkwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.thesalonprofessionalacademycoloradosprings.com)
  • Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Colorado Springs (FT enrollment: 113; Location: 5125 North Academy Blvd.; Private, for-profit; Website: toniguyacademy.com/themes/default/common/ColoradoSprings.aspx)

Biggest public high schools in Colorado Springs:

Private high schools in Colorado Springs:

  • COLORADO SPRINGS CHRISTIAN (Students: 782, Location: 4855 MALLOW RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • PIKES PEAK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 372, Location: 5905 FLINTRIDGE DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • ST MARY'S HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 334, Location: 2501 E YAMPA ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • THE COLORADO SPRINGS SCHOOL (Students: 293, Location: 21 BROADMOOR AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • FOUNTAIN VALLEY SCHOOL OF COLORADO (Students: 242, Location: 6155 FOUNTAIN VALLEY SCHOOL RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • PIKES PEAK ACADEMY (Students: 40, Location: 5590 N NEVADA AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Colorado Springs:

Private elementary/middle schools in Colorado Springs:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI SCHOOL (Students: 237, Location: 2410 N CASCADE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • DIVINE REDEEMER CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 230, Location: 901 N LOGAN AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • PAULINE MEMORIAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 168, Location: 1601 MESA AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • MCCOY & LITTLE JOHN CENTER (Students: 64, Location: 6805 BISMARK RD, Grades: PK-T1)
  • HOLY CROSS CHRISTIAN DEV CENTER & DAY SCHOOL (Students: 24, Location: 4125 CONSTITUTION AVE, Grades: PK-2)
  • THE HILLSPRINGS LEARNING CENTER (Students: 24, Location: 2776 JANITELL RD, Grades: 2-8)
  • SPRINGS ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 21, Location: 5410 PALMER PARK BLVD, Grades: KG-8)
  • SALEM LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 20, Location: 4318 N CHESTNUT ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Colorado Springs

Library in Colorado Springs:

  • PIKES PEAK LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $24,093,806; Location: 20 NORTH CASCADE AVENUE; 924,053 books; 2,152 e-books; 79,477 audio materials; 89,060 video materials; 46 local licensed databases; 29 state licensed databases; 2,305 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Photo identified as Colorado Springs Courthouse is currently the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. The present courthouse is an ugly building across the street.
  • "Private primary/middle schools in Colorado Springs" should include: Corpus Christi Catholic School, Divine Redeemer Catholic School, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Pauline Memorial Catholic School, St. Peter Catholic School
  • Zip Code: 80906 is part of Colorado Springs
  • Private High Schools should include \"Colorado Springs School\", \"St. Mary\'s\", and \"Colorado Springs Christian School\"
  • Fountain Valley School is also a local private high school near Colorado Springs (6155 Fountain Valley School Road, Security, CO)
  • Hilltop Baptist Church operates a private school from K-12. added by Jim

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Notable locations in Colorado Springs: Pikes Peak Speedway (A), Academy Mart (B), Cheyenne Mountain Lodge (C), Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (D), Star Ranch (E), Broadmoor Golf Course (F), Peak View Golf Course (G), Patty Jewett Municipal Golf Course (H), Wolf Ranch (I), Banning Lewis Ranch (J), Reverse J Diamond Ranch (K), Flying W Ranch (L), Wilsons Ranch (M), Kissing Camels Country Club (N), Rocky Mountain Kennel Club (O), Colorado Springs Country Club (P), Black Canyon Picnic Grounds (Q), Flight for Life Colorado Colorado Springs (R), Memorial Star Transport (S), Penrose Community Urgent Care (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Audubon Village Shopping Center (1), Arrowhead Square Shopping Center (2), Action Plaza Shopping Center (3), Academy Place Shopping Center (4), Academy Place Shopping Center (5), Academy Center Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Colorado Springs include: WESTMORELAND COAL CO (A), GOLDEN CYCLE GOLD CORP (B), SIMTEK CORP (C), OPTIKA INC (D), RAMTRON INTERNATIONAL CORP (E), CENTURY CASINOS INC /CO/ (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Colorado Springs: Mount Saint Francis (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2), Mount Saint Francis Cemetery (3), Pioneer Park Memorial (4), Sons of Israel Cemetery (5), Shrine of Rest Mausoleum (6), Mesa Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Banning Lewis Reservoir Number 8 (A), Spring Run Reservoir Number 2 (B), Curr Reservoir (C), South Suburban Reservoir (D), Patty Jewett Reservoir (E), Penrose Reservoir (F), Gold Camp Reservoir (G), Fisher Canon Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Creek (A), Monument Creek (B), Cheyenne Creek (C), Bear Creek (D), East Fork Sand Creek (E), Pine Creek (F), Cottonwood Creek (G), Shooks Run (H), Douglas Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Colorado Springs include: Garden of the Gods (1), Palmer Park (2), Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun (3), Colorado Memorial Shrine (4), Memorial Park (5), Bouller Park (6), Acacia Park (7), Bonny Park (8), Monument Valley Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center - Box Office (Museums; 30 West Dale Street) (1), John May Museum Center-May Natuhstry Msmmsm of SPC (710 Rock Creek Canyon Road) (2), Golden Eagle Ranch Campground (Museums; 710 Rock Creek Canyon Road) (3), American Numismatic Association Money Museum (818 North Cascade Avenue) (4), Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (Museums; 30 West Dale Street) (5), Curator (Museums; 1025 North Gate Road) (6), Colorado Springs City Government - Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site (Museums; 3202 Chambers Way) (7), Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum (215 South Tejon Street) (8), Bemis School of Art Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (Museums; 30 West Dale Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (4610 Rusina Road) (1), Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs (4 South Cascade Avenue) (2), Apache Court (3401 West Pikes Peak Avenue) (3), Bradford Homesuites (5805 Delmonico Drive) (4), Days Inn-Airport (2117 Aerotech Drive) (5), BEST WESTERN PIKES PEAK INN (3010 Chestnut) (6), Colorado Springs Travelodge (2625 Ore Mill Road) (7), Chateau Motel (1201 North Nevada Avenue) (8), Bradford Homesuites Colorado Springs (5805 Delmonico Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: El Paso County Government - Sheriff's Office- Detention Bureau- Court Services Pr Bond Supervi (20 East Vermijo Avenue) (1), Colorado State Government - Courts Fourth Judicial District (27 East Vermijo Avenue) (2), Winslow Court Manager's Suite (3920 East San Miguel Street) (3), Allard Wayne Us Senator (111 South Tejon Street) (4), United States Government - Courts- District Court (212 North Wahsatch Avenue) (5), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (265 Parkside Drive) (6), Colorado State Government - Courts Fourth Judicial District- Probation Depart (326 South Tejon Street) (7), Court Special Advocates (701 South Cascade) (8), Apache Court Motel (3401 West Pikes Peak) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

El Paso County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 34.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.503. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.503
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 16.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.90
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.93. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.93
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00479. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00479
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.9%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.6% for Black residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.3% for American Indian residents, 2.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 37.6% for other race residents, 17.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.6%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Colorado Springs in 2010:

  • 2,577 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,657 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,291 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 624 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 386 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 379 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 322 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 135 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 85 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 71 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 43 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Colorado Springs in 2000:

  • 1,827 people in nursing homes
  • 1,748 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,006 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 783 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 381 people in halfway houses
  • 359 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 194 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 115 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 110 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 95 people in religious group quarters
  • 90 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 82 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 71 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 68 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 58 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 56 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 39 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 36 people in other group homes
  • 27 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 27 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 7 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Colorado Springs, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Falcon Stadium. Capacity: 52,480. Air Force Falcons football.
  • Clune Arena. United States Air Force Academy.
  • World Arena. Colorado College.

Banks with most branches in Colorado Springs (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 16 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: 15 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 13 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • FirstBank: 9 branches. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company
  • Academy Bank, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2008/06/10: Bank assets: $282.1 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • TCF National Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • ANB Bank: Market At Pine Creek, Academy Boulevard Branch, Garden Of The Gods Branch, Briargate Branch, Circle Drive Branch, Cascade Branch. Info updated 2012/01/03: Bank assets: $1,746.7 mil, Deposits: $1,394.3 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Sturm Financial Group, Inc.
  • UMB Bank Colorado, National Association: Messenger Service, Broadmoor Branch, East Galley Road Branch, The Citadel Bank Branch, Cascade Avenue Banking Center, Rockrimmon Branch. Info updated 2008/11/26: Bank assets: $1,566.2 mil, Deposits: $1,205.8 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: North Academy Boulevard Branch, Academy At Hancock Branch, Broadmoor Skyway Branch, Woodman/Rangewood Branch, Garden Of The Gods Branch. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • 24 other banks with 46 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Colorado average:

11.4

Colorado Springs travel time to work - commute Colorado Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Colorado Springs:

(Colorado Springs, Colorado Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Colorado Springs city (based on El Paso County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant95,284265
Catholic52,31023
Mainline Protestant33,69761
Other22,77562
Black Protestant2,68611
Orthodox9474
None414,564-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 57
El Paso County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
El Paso County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 168
El Paso County:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 389
Here:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
El Paso County:

19.8%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.0%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.6%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Colorado Springs:

48.1%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Colorado Springs:

20.6%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Colorado Springs:

10.0%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Colorado Springs:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.4%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Colorado Springs:

80.5%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Colorado Springs, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 91$550,586$72,6053$7,213
Other Government Administration 38$230,599$72,82143$21,724
Judicial and Legal 63$352,464$67,13623$62,807
Police Protection - Officers 597$3,932,520$79,0460$0
Police - Other 292$1,243,449$51,10134$69,998
Firefighters 413$2,739,586$79,6010$0
Fire - Other 61$316,006$62,16510$19,485
Streets and Highways 137$618,417$54,1688$23,384
Airports 108$515,853$57,3170$0
Hospitals 2,490$11,060,788$53,305811$1,900,387
Sewerage 211$1,312,218$74,6290$0
Parks and Recreation 119$509,610$51,389117$112,172
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10$52,011$62,4130$0
Natural Resources 10$41,470$49,7641$1,935
Water Supply 520$3,244,564$74,8757$26,380
Electric Power 840$6,285,012$89,7867$38,865
Gas Supply 256$1,642,219$76,9790$0
Transit 23$116,994$61,0400$0
Other and Unallocable 140$653,637$56,02615$30,097
Totals for Government 6,419$35,418,003$66,2121,079$2,314,447

Colorado Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $65,107,000 ($146.04)
    Electric Utilities: $51,802,000 ($116.19)
    Water Utilities: $50,152,000 ($112.49)
    Hospitals: $45,627,000 ($102.34)
    Regular Highways: $27,961,000 ($62.72)
    General - Other: $19,174,000 ($43.01)
    Air Transportation: $14,025,000 ($31.46)
    Gas Utilities: $13,271,000 ($29.77)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,061,000 ($18.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,621,000 ($3.64)
    Parking Facilities: $55,000 ($0.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $48,000 ($0.11)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($0.02)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($0.02)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $343,674,000 ($770.86)
    Electric Utilities: $223,415,000 ($501.12)
    Gas Utilities: $97,269,000 ($218.18)
    Police Protection: $71,491,000 ($160.35)
    Water Utilities: $65,508,000 ($146.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,649,000 ($86.69)
    Sewerage: $30,039,000 ($67.38)
    Financial Administration: $25,597,000 ($57.41)
    General - Other: $24,483,000 ($54.92)
    Regular Highways: $23,468,000 ($52.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,139,000 ($47.41)
    Air Transportation: $13,217,000 ($29.65)
    Transit Utilities: $12,003,000 ($26.92)
    Central Staff Services: $6,688,000 ($15.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,922,000 ($13.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,788,000 ($12.98)
    Parking Facilities: $1,462,000 ($3.28)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $1,246,000 ($2.79)
    Health - Other: $897,000 ($2.01)
    Natural Resources - Other: $117,000 ($0.26)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,614,000 ($61.94)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,644,000 ($10.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $31,151,000 ($69.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $27,710,000 ($62.15)
    Regular Highways: $4,814,000 ($10.80)
    Police Protection: $2,006,000 ($4.50)
    General - Other: $1,541,000 ($3.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,346,000 ($3.02)
    Financial Administration: $1,272,000 ($2.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,087,000 ($2.44)
    Air Transportation: $91,000 ($0.20)
    Central Staff Services: $88,000 ($0.20)
    Parking Facilities: $86,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $461,779,000 ($1035.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $17,021,000 ($38.18)

Colorado Springs government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $396,029,000 ($888.30)
    Sewerage: $39,809,000 ($89.29)
    Air Transportation: $24,548,000 ($55.06)
    All Other: $17,690,000 ($39.68)
    Regular Highways: $10,663,000 ($23.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,489,000 ($12.31)
    Parking Facilities: $2,785,000 ($6.25)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,102,000 ($2.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $194,000 ($0.44)
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000 ($0.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,919,000 ($37.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,809,000 ($6.30)
    Transit Utilities: $1,835,000 ($4.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,983,000 ($6.69)
    General Local Government Support: $67,000 ($0.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $48,474,000 ($108.73)
    Interest Earnings: $29,608,000 ($66.41)
    General Revenue, NEC: $21,142,000 ($47.42)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,225,000 ($20.69)
    Sale of Property: $1,073,000 ($2.41)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,016,000 ($2.28)
    Rents: $660,000 ($1.48)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $306,637,000 ($687.79)
    Gas Utilities: $208,023,000 ($466.60)
    Water Utilities: $82,405,000 ($184.84)
    Transit Utilities: $3,165,000 ($7.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,381,000 ($36.74)
    All Other: $5,200,000 ($11.66)
    General Local Government Support: $1,308,000 ($2.93)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $153,812,000 ($345.00)
    Public Utilities Sales: $25,105,000 ($56.31)
    Property: $24,357,000 ($54.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,732,000 ($8.37)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $667,000 ($1.50)
    Amusements Sales: $405,000 ($0.91)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $253,000 ($0.57)

Colorado Springs government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,939,887,000 ($4351.18)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,839,127,000 ($4125.18)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $139,932,000 ($313.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,172,000 ($87.86)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,070,000 ($33.80)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,750,000 ($28.60)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,320,000 ($5.20)

Colorado Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $142,261,000 ($319.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $588,925,000 ($1320.96)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,772,000 ($172.20)

8.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.83%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.43% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,153 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.43%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pueblo County, CO  0.18% ($36,520 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.16% ($41,068)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.16% ($42,377)


8.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,834 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.35%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  0.27% ($37,483 average AGI)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.23% ($45,734)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.19% ($34,751)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colorado Springs:

  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KBZC (1300 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRDO (1240 AM; 1 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXRE (1490 AM; 1 kW; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: LATINO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colorado Springs:

  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)
  • KILO (94.3 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KRDO-FM (95.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEPC (89.7 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTLC (89.1 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYZX (103.9 FM; PUEBLO WEST, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO B/CASTRS, INC)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Colorado Springs:

  • KKTV (Channel 11; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTSC (Channel 8; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGHB-CA (Channel 27; PUEBLO, ETC., CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K23GJ (Channel 23; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KRDO-TV (Channel 13; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXRM-TV (Channel 21; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K49CJ (Channel 49; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KJCS-LP (Channel 38; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BETA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K63DW (Channel 63; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: ROCKY MTN.PUB.B/CING.NETWORK,INC.)
  • K30AA (Channel 30; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K43CG (Channel 43; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
  • KXTU-LP (Channel 57; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K03AO (Channel 3; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITY OF MANITOU SPRINGS)
  • K07PA (Channel 7; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: ROCKY MTN. PUB. B/CING. NET., INC.)
  • K09LH (Channel 9; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITY OF MANITOU SPRINGS)
  • KWHS-LP (Channel 51; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: LE SEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K32EO (Channel 32; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: FRONT RANGE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • K06BI (Channel 6; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITY OF MANITOU SPRINGS)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Colorado Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 347Number of bridges
  • 1,761m5,778ftTotal length
  • $85,019,000Total costs
  • 6,693,965Total average daily traffic
  • 399,694Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 41900-1909
  • 41910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 91930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 321950-1959
  • 371960-1969
  • 481970-1979
  • 641980-1989
  • 581990-1999
  • 662000-2009
  • 162010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Colorado Springs, CO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Colorado Springs)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 545 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Colorado Springs, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 233 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 480 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 3164 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Colorado Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Colorado Springs)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 504 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 74 full and 17 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3,451$186,5322,006$176,56911,686$199,388523$53,05722$2,822,658960$140,52330$101,810
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED206$180,900136$175,8961,024$198,20693$31,2911$1,350,000103$140,1237$88,840
APPLICATIONS DENIED288$165,680233$167,3722,538$200,288439$30,3883$1,566,557263$134,64826$63,707
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN378$180,415230$186,9911,964$199,020119$82,3291$26,275,000161$137,6337$107,340
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS39$157,94621$144,377409$203,66110$81,8421$143,11030$130,5490$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 90 tracts in Colorado Springs, CO

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 71 full and 17 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED340$209,141400$224,06313$156,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED68$212,154125$221,2719$170,579
APPLICATIONS DENIED79$176,298149$195,2627$161,059
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN35$192,08161$207,0337$116,899
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$197,60311$232,3943$180,063

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Colorado Springs and their reported violations in the past:

COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES (Population served: 418,096, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CHEROKEE MD (Population served: 16,825, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 64 regular monitoring violations
DONALA WSD (Population served: 6,067, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2008)
  • 62 regular monitoring violations
COLORADO CENTRE MD (Population served: 2,550, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PIKES PEAK SUMMIT HOUSE (Population served: 2,520, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
GARDEN VALLEY (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
ACADEMY WSD (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 53 regular monitoring violations
U PULL AND PAY (Population served: 371, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Colorado Springs that have no violations reported:

  • PIKES PEAK GLEN COVE INN (Population served: 3,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ESTATES MHP (Population served: 472, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • RAMPART RA (Population served: 389, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NAVIGATORS EAGLE LAKE CAMP (Population served: 340, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • R AND R COFFEE SHOP (Population served: 78, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PAINTED ROCKS MANITOU LAKE CG (Population served: 69, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 212
  • Hazardous Condition: 175
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Colorado Springs

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colorado Springs, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Colorado Springs, Colorado:

  • Super 8 U S A F A North, 8135 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918 , Phone: (719) 528-7100
  • Silver Wood Hotel & Conference Center, 505 Popes Bluff Trl, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907 , Phone: (719) 598-7656, Fax: (719) 590-9633
  • Sonesta ES Suites, 3880 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80917 , Phone: (719) 574-0370, Fax: (719) 574-7821
  • Radisson Inn & Suites, 1645 N Newport Rd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80916 , Phone: (719) 597-7000, Fax: (719) 597-4308
  • Ramada Inn North, 4440 I-25 N, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907 , Phone: (719) 594-0700
  • Doubletree Hotel World Arena, 1775 E Cheyenne Mtn Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906 , Phone: (719) 576-8900, Fax: (719) 527-4602
  • La Quinta Motor Inn #630, 4385 Sinton Rd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907 , Phone: (719) 528-5060, Fax: (719) 598-0360
  • Drury Inn Pikes Peak, 8155 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80920 , Phone: (719) 598-2500, Fax: (719) 598-2500
  • 57 other hotels and motels
All 65 fire-safe hotels and motels in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Most common first names in Colorado Springs, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,45473.4 years
Mary1,36779.4 years
Robert1,29170.9 years
William1,28874.4 years
James1,11271.5 years
Charles81874.2 years
George74076.4 years
Helen68980.7 years
Dorothy68278.8 years
Margaret62080.0 years
Most common last names in Colorado Springs, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith62376.0 years
Johnson50676.1 years
Brown36075.8 years
Miller33874.9 years
Williams30673.5 years
Davis30073.6 years
Jones29675.1 years
Anderson25176.8 years
Wilson24176.1 years
Martinez21767.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Colorado Springs, CO
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness3Justice1
7-Eleven44KFC10
AT&T16Kincaid2
Ace Hardware5Kmart1
Aeropostale2Kohl's3
Albertsons4Kroger16
American Eagle Outfitters2La Quinta2
Ann Taylor1Lane Bryant1
Apple Store1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's3LensCrafters3
Arby's7Little Caesars Pizza8
Audi1Lowe's3
AutoZone7Macy's1
BMW1Marriott10
Bally Total Fitness2Marshalls1
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets39
Barnes & Noble2Mazda2
Baskin-Robbins8McDonald's24
Bath & Body Works3Men's Wearhouse3
Bed Bath & Beyond3Microtel1
Best Western2Motel 61
Big O Tires5Motherhood Maternity5
Blockbuster10New Balance7
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Nike28
Budget Car Rental2Nissan2
Buffalo Wild Wings2Office Depot5
Burger King13OfficeMax3
Burlington Coat Factory2Old Navy2
CarMax1Olive Garden2
Carl\s Jr.9On The Border3
Casual Male XL1Outback3
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse3
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun2
Chevrolet3Panda Express7
Chick-Fil-A5Panera Bread5
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza6
Chipotle8Payless5
Chuck E. Cheese's2Penske5
Circle K17PetSmart4
Clarion1Pier 1 Imports2
Clarks1Pizza Hut11
Cold Stone Creamery3Plato's Closet1
Coldwater Creek1Popeyes6
Comfort Inn3Pottery Barn1
Comfort Suites1Pottery Barn Kids1
Costco2Qdoba Mexican Grill5
Cracker Barrel1Quality2
Cricket Wireless19Quiznos4
Crossland Economy Studios1Ramada1
Curves9Red Lobster2
DHL7Red Robin3
Dairy Queen8Rodeway Inn1
Days Inn4Ruby Tuesday3
Deb2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Decora Cabinetry1SAS Shoes2
Dennys4SONIC Drive-In10
Discount Tire5Safeway10
Domino's Pizza13Sam's Club2
DressBarn1Sleep Inn1
Dressbarn1Soma Intimates1
Dunkin Donuts3Spencer Gifts2
Econo Lodge2Sprint Nextel6
Eddie Bauer1Staples2
Ethan Allen1Starbucks34
Express2Subaru1
Extended Stay America1Subway37
Famous Footwear5Super 86
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile20
FedEx89T.G.I. Driday's1
Finish Line1T.J.Maxx1
Firestone Complete Auto Care7Taco Bell14
Foot Locker2Talbots1
Ford2Target5
GNC8The Room Place2
GameStop9Toyota2
Gap1Toys"R"Us4
Gymboree2Travelodge2
H&R Block18U-Haul19
Hilton10UPS86
Hobby Lobby3Vans8
Holiday Inn6Verizon Wireless6
Home Depot4Victoria's Secret3
Hot Topic2Village Inn6
Howard Johnson2Volkswagen2
Hyatt2Vons10
IHOP4Waffle House3
J. Jill1Walgreens22
JCPenney3Walmart5
Jamba Juice2Wet Seal1
JoS. A. Bank1Whole Foods Market2
Jones New York8YMCA6
Journeys1

Colorado Springs compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.

Colorado Springs on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 biggest cities in 2013"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most mentions on city-data.com forum"
  • #47 (80903) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of lawyers in 2005"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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