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Colorado Springs, CO (Colorado) Houses and Residents

Colorado Springs,CO index of house prices

Total population: 445,830 (Urban population: 359,176, Rural population: 1,622 (4 farm, 1,618 nonfarm))

Houses: 195,465 (184,681 occupied: 106,202 owner occupied, 78,479 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

42%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,052 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $440,425.

Median contract rent in 2016: $594 (lower quartile is $465, upper quartile is $756)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $845


Median gross rent in Colorado Springs, CO in 2016: $652

Housing units in Colorado Springs with a mortgage: 77,871 (2,411 second mortgage, 5,622 home equity loan, 361 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 28,331

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $86,056

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $66,768

Median monthly housing costs: $1,099


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Colorado Springs, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $243,600 (it was $143,300 in 2000)
Colorado Springs:

$243,600
Colorado:

$314,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $179,300 - $344,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $300,566
Here:

$300,566
State:

$396,907

Townhouses or other attached units: $180,266
Here:

$180,266
State:

$316,972

In 2-unit structures: $1,454,888
Here:

$1,454,888
State:

$328,787

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,885
Here:

$194,885
State:

$274,686

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $251,016
Here:

$251,016
State:

$251,727

Mobile homes: $21,578
Here:

$21,578
State:

$87,176
Median year house/condo built: 1984

Median year apartment built: 1981

Household type by relationship:

Households: 465,084
  • In family households: 366,589 (62,815 male householders, 52,429 female householders)
    88,234 spouses, 133,066 children (122,322 natural, 3,690 adopted, 7,054 stepchildren), 5,940 grandchildren, 3,453 brothers or sisters, 4,564 parents, 4,942 other relatives, 11,146 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 90,943 (34,167 male householders (24,963 living alone)), 35,270 female householders (29,304 living alone)), 21,506 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,552

Size of family households: 50,579 2-persons, 25,985 3-persons, 21,594 4-persons, 12,479 5-persons, 3,000 6-persons, 1,607 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 54,267 1-person, 11,591 2-persons, 2,563 3-persons, 353 4-persons, 614 5-persons, 49 6-persons.

74,171 married couples with children.
29,843 single-parent households (5,343 men, 24,500 women).

86.8% of residents of Colorado Springs speak English at home.
9.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (56% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 33,528 (7.2%)
(49.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.3
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Colorado Springs, Colorado:

  • 443no bedroom
  • 1,5301 bedroom
  • 14,3942 bedrooms
  • 37,5683 bedrooms
  • 35,7364 bedrooms
  • 16,5315+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Colorado Springs population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colorado Springs, Colorado:

  • 2,707no bedroom
  • 21,9391 bedroom
  • 27,8192 bedrooms
  • 16,4143 bedrooms
  • 7,4844 bedrooms
  • 2,1165+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Colorado Springs population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Colorado Springs in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 965no vehicle
  • 26,7051 vehicle
  • 49,6162 vehicles
  • 20,1463 vehicles
  • 5,9804 vehicles
  • 2,7905+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Colorado Springs population

Cars and other vehicles available in Colorado Springs in renter-occupied apartments

  • 7,304no vehicle
  • 38,6051 vehicle
  • 24,4902 vehicles
  • 5,3313 vehicles
  • 1,8944 vehicles
  • 8555+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Colorado Springs population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Colorado Springs, Colorado:

  • 4431 room
  • 2852 rooms
  • 1,9623 rooms
  • 8,3074 rooms
  • 15,5395 rooms
  • 16,2356 rooms
  • 13,1237 rooms
  • 18,1058 rooms
  • 32,2039+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Colorado Springs population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colorado Springs, Colorado:

  • 2,1561 room
  • 9,5742 rooms
  • 17,5693 rooms
  • 18,5094 rooms
  • 11,0925 rooms
  • 6,8976 rooms
  • 5,4837 rooms
  • 3,0098 rooms
  • 4,1909+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Colorado Springs population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Colorado Springs, CO household income distribution

  • Colorado Springs, CO household income distribution
  • 10,746Less than $10,000
  • 9,009$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9,079$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8,102$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7,874$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7,900$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7,230$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8,664$40,000 to $44,999
  • 8,755$45,000 to $49,999
  • 14,490$50,000 to $59,999
  • 20,115$60,000 to $74,999
  • 25,019$75,000 to $99,999
  • 17,637$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10,444$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11,373$150,000 to $199,999
  • 8,244$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Colorado Springs, CO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Colorado Springs, CO
  • 877Less than $10,000
  • 770$10,000 to $14,999
  • 501$15,000 to $19,999
  • 291$20,000 to $24,999
  • 172$25,000 to $29,999
  • 257$30,000 to $34,999
  • 47$35,000 to $39,999
  • 257$40,000 to $49,999
  • 184$50,000 to $59,999
  • 481$60,000 to $69,999
  • 305$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,131$80,000 to $89,999
  • 932$90,000 to $99,999
  • 3,118$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5,009$125,000 to $149,999
  • 10,526$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9,952$175,000 to $199,999
  • 20,983$200,000 to $249,999
  • 16,114$250,000 to $299,999
  • 17,367$300,000 to $399,999
  • 9,290$400,000 to $499,999
  • 5,031$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,171$750,000 to $999,999
  • 923$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 169$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 344$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Colorado Springs, CO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Colorado Springs, CO
  • 457Less than $100
  • 113$100 to $149
  • 275$150 to $199
  • 784$200 to $249
  • 873$250 to $299
  • 1,247$300 to $349
  • 776$350 to $399
  • 872$400 to $449
  • 1,007$450 to $499
  • 2,184$500 to $549
  • 2,695$550 to $599
  • 4,354$600 to $649
  • 5,260$650 to $699
  • 4,023$700 to $749
  • 5,415$750 to $799
  • 9,787$800 to $899
  • 9,861$900 to $999
  • 14,244$1,000 to $1,249
  • 6,053$1,250 to $1,499
  • 4,129$1,500 to $1,999
  • 2,024$2,000 to $2,499
  • 368$2,500 to $2,999
  • 120$3,000 to $3,499
  • 362$3,500 or more
  • 1,196No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5,8982010 or later
  • 10,5332000 to 2009
  • 5,5731990 to 1999
  • 5,1491980 to 1989
  • 3,4091970 to 1979
  • 5,931Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Colorado Springs population
Colorado Springs commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 4,956
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 22,148
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 34,861
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 42,357
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 42,055
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 16,955
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 25,026
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3,943
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 5,184
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 7,221
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 5,127
  • 90 or more minutes: 3,404
Colorado Springs, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.1%
Number of people working at home: 14,383 (6.3% of all workers)

Colorado Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 194,454 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 28,274 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,437 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 162 (0%)
  • Taxi: 1,139 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,362 (1%)
  • Walked: 3,487 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 14,383 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 24,776
 American: 16,277
 Irish: 11,893
 English: 10,993
 European: 7,867
 Italian: 5,930
 Scottish: 3,817
 Polish: 2,806
 Norwegian: 2,385
 French (except Basque): 2,019
 Dutch: 1,946
 Scotch-Irish: 1,909
 Swedish: 1,864
 French Canadian: 1,262
 British: 1,126
 Scandinavian: 869
 Russian: 702
 Jamaican: 702
 Hungarian: 696
 Danish: 681
 African: 679
 Canadian: 644
 Czech: 629
 Northern European: 564
 Austrian: 526
 Welsh: 526
 Eastern European: 512
 Portuguese: 397
 Romanian: 363
 Greek: 350
 Ukrainian: 295
 Czechoslovakian: 254
 Lebanese: 203
 Ethiopian: 174
 Yugoslavian: 167
 South African: 167
 Finnish: 166
 Swiss: 163
 Australian: 162
 Lithuanian: 157
 West Indian: 134
 German Russian: 123
 Iraqi: 122
 Sudanese: 118
 Slovene: 118
 Slavic: 112
 Bulgarian: 106
 Croatian: 104
 Slovak: 103
 Pennsylvania German: 95
 Brazilian: 93
 Haitian: 90
 Arab: 84
 Celtic: 83
 Latvian: 82
 British West Indian: 80
 Belgian: 77
 Ghanaian: 70
 Egyptian: 68
 Liberian: 67
 Armenian: 65
 Iranian: 55
 Cajun: 44
 Guyanese: 40
 Maltese: 34
 Jordanian: 34
 Turkish: 33
 Serbian: 31
 Albanian: 26
 Macedonian: 24
 Kenyan: 22
 Belizean: 20
 Palestinian: 17
 Bahamian: 14
 Basque: 13
 Carpatho Rusyn: 13
 Cape Verdean: 11
 Afghan: 9
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 9
 Nigerian: 8
 Senegalese: 7
 Israeli: 6
 Luxemburger: 5
 Icelander: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 29%Mexico
  • 8%Korea
  • 7%Germany
  • 5%Philippines
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Canada
  • 3%Vietnam

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 155,605
  • Other state: 262,956
  • Northeast: 31,448
  • Midwest: 84,289
  • South: 70,754
  • West: 76,465

76% of Colorado Springs residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in Colorado.

Colorado Springs:

76.0%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 938
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 997
  • 5th and 6th grade: 567
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,406
  • 9th grade: 1,132
  • 10th grade: 1,074
  • 11th grade: 1,583
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,787
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 28,364
  • Less than 1 year of college: 9,930
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 22,918
  • Associate degree: 16,775
  • Bachelor's degree: 36,157
  • Master's degree: 18,845
  • Professional school degree: 4,005
  • Doctorate degree: 1,867

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,210
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 10
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,373
  • 7th and 8th grade: 321
  • 9th grade: 958
  • 10th grade: 1,261
  • 11th grade: 1,572
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,627
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 29,882
  • Less than 1 year of college: 11,665
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 25,592
  • Associate degree: 17,993
  • Bachelor's degree: 37,986
  • Master's degree: 19,030
  • Professional school degree: 2,492
  • Doctorate degree: 1,991

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 13.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 10.4%Males
  • 10.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.8%Males
  • 19.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 21.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 10.5%Females
Colorado Springs marital status for males
Colorado Springs marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 121,604
  • One, attached: 15,995
  • Two: 3,210
  • 3 or 4: 11,080
  • 5 to 9: 8,762
  • 10 to 19: 11,303
  • 20 to 49: 10,438
  • 50 or more: 9,200
  • Mobile homes: 3,846
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 27

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,500

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Colorado Springs:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Colorado Springs
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (82.6%)
  • Electricity (15.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (55.7%)
  • Electricity (40.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,800
Here:

5.6%
Colorado:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,041
Here:

7.9%
Colorado:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,207
Here:

19.2%
Colorado:

14.0%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)