Pikes Peak, Colorado

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Population in July 2007: 4,282.
Males: 2,204  (51.5%)
Females: 2,078  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Colorado median age:

34.3 years

Zip code: 80809

Estimated median household income in 2019: $74,837 (it was $48,135 in 2000)
Pikes Peak:

$74,837
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $47,204 (it was $29,204 in 2000)

Pikes Peak CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $394,481 (it was $174,300 in 2000)
Pikes Peak:

$394,481
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $361,728; detached houses: $379,461; townhouses or other attached units: $272,717; in 2-unit structures: $391,819; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $307,509; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,614; mobile homes: $65,866; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $25,548
March 2019 cost of living index in Pikes Peak: 108.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Pikes Peak, CO (2000)
    • 3,50192.2%White alone
    • 1744.6%Hispanic
    • 491.3%Two or more races
    • 310.8%American Indian alone
    • 190.5%Black alone
    • 170.4%Asian alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone
    • 30.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Pikes Peak detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 77.8 square miles.

Population density: 55 people per square mile   (very low).

Pikes Peak, Colorado map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Pikes Peak CCD:

0.6% ($975)
Colorado:

0.7% ($1,132)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (10.1 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (542.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Cascade-Chipita Park, CO (1.4 miles ),
Green Mountain Falls, CO (1.9 miles ),
Manitou Springs, CO (2.1 miles ),
Woodland Park, CO (2.9 miles ),
Air Force Academy, CO (3.0 miles ),
Divide, CO (3.2 miles ),
Colorado Springs, CO (3.2 miles ),
Midland, CO (3.2 miles)

Latitude: 38.90 N, Longitude: 104.97 W

Distribution of median household income in Pikes Peak, CO in 2019
Pikes Peak satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.0%
Colorado:

6.2%
Most common industries in Pikes Peak, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Pikes Peak, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (3.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)

Average climate in Pikes Peak, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pikes Peak, Colorado average temperatures Pikes Peak, Colorado average precipitation Pikes Peak, Colorado humidity Pikes Peak, Colorado wind speed Pikes Peak, Colorado snowfall Pikes Peak, Colorado sunshine Pikes Peak, Colorado clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.5. This is better than average.

City:

59.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 17.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.85
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 21.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.25. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.25
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00479. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00479
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Pikes Peak-area historical tornado activity is near Colorado state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the Pikes Peak place center .

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 tornado 4.3 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pikes Peak-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 734% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 489.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 127.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.0 miles away from Pikes Peak center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 137.1 miles away from Pikes Peak center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 244.0 miles away from Pikes Peak center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 580.5 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: 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 (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Pikes Peak:

  • GARDEN OF THE GODS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • CENTER AT CENTENNIAL, THE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • NURSING AND THERAPY SERVICES OF COLORADO INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • EMERITUS AT BEAR CREEK LONG TERM CARE COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • SURGICAL CENTER AT PREMIER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF COLORADO (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

Amtrak station near Pikes Peak:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pikes Peak:

  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 8 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 8 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado College (about 9 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 10 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 5,088)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 10 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 14 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 46 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pikes Peak: Springdale Campground (A), Summit House (B), Crow Gulch Picnic Ground (C), Ridge Crest Picnic Grounds (D), Grassy Saddle Picnic Grounds (E), Black Canyon Picnic Grounds (F), Green Mountain Falls / Chipita Park Fire Department Station 2 (G), Green Mountain Falls / Chipita Park Fire Department Station 1 (H), Cascade Volunteer Fire Department (I), Neeper Cabin (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Pikes Peak: Holy Rosary Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Wilson Reservoir (A), Bighorn Reservoir (B), Boehmer Reservoir (C), Woodland Park Reservoir (D), Wilson Reservoir (E), Big Horn Reservoir (F), Manitou Reservoir (G), Lake Moraine (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Crystal Creek (A), Cascade Creek (B), Severy Creek (C), Cabin Creek (D), Willow Creek (E), Sheep Creek (F), South Ruxton Creek (G), Seep Creek (H), Lion Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pikes Peak include: Hurricane Canyon Natural Area (1), Ruxton Park (2). Display/hide their 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
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.5%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.6%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.2%
Whole state:

4.1%
56 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
8 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
47 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children in 2000
13 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Pikes Peak:

Marital status in Pikes Peak, CO
  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Pikes Peak:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Colorado average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pikes Peak, CO (based on El Paso County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 389
El Paso County:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.8%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
El Paso County:

7.0%
Colorado:

9.6%

10.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,030 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.42%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.29% ($50,385 average AGI)
from Douglas County, CO  0.25% ($69,457)
from Denver County, CO  0.22% ($45,957)


8.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,029 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.35%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Denver County, CO  0.30% ($52,563 average AGI)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.27% ($49,190)
to Douglas County, CO  0.22% ($76,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pikes Peak:

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

  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KTLC (89.1 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KRDO-FM1 (95.1 FM; CRIPPLE CREEK, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Pikes Peak:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • K06BI (Channel 6; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITY OF MANITOU SPRINGS)
  • 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.)
  • K28GE (Channel 28; WOODLAND PARK, CO; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K33EW (Channel 33; WOODLAND PARK, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
  • K47FJ (Channel 47; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
  • KXTU-LP (Channel 57; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Summit Of Pikes Peak (Lat: 38.839472 Lon: -105.042972), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3.1 m, Overall height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQWP270,
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.825 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2015, Expiration Date: 10/16/2025, Certifier: Kathleen M Wilson, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 180 Admiral Cochrane Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-6030, Fax: (443) 951-0349, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pikes Peak, CO
  • 86.1%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Electricity
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pikes Peak, CO
  • 71.4%Utility gas
  • 15.8%Electricity
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Wood


Pikes Peak compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Pikes Peak on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #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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