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  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Colorado Springs is a city in Colorado with a population of 464,871. Colorado Springs is in El Paso County and is one of the best places to live in Colorado. Living in Colorado Springs offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Colorado Springs there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Colorado Springs and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Colorado Springs are above average.

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About Colorado Springs...
Population
464,871

Home Listings

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$269,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,131
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    389.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    89.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    101.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    500.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,521.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    644.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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