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Colorado Springs Residents

Colorado Springs Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
464,871
Unemployment Rate
3.8%
Poverty Rate
11.6%
Non-Citizens
3.6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 208 responses
  • Friendly
    38%
  • Mixed: some very conservative, some not
    32%
  • Conservative
    9%
  • Quiet
    4%
  • Family oriented
    2%
  • Shady
    2%
  • Friendly, as most are college students
    1%

Colorado Springs Demographics

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%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    69%
  • Hispanic
    18%
  • African American
    6%
  • Two or more races
    4%
  • Asian
    3%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Male
    50%
  • Female
    50%
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%

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Income

Median Household Income
$64,712
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    17%
  • $25-$44k
    17%
  • $45-$74k
    23%
  • $75-$149k
    30%
  • $150k+
    13%
Median Individual Income
$32,215
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    25%
  • $15-$34k
    28%
  • $35-$64k
    26%
  • $65k+
    22%

Community

Poll
62%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 221 responses
Poll
48%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 219 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 182 responses
  • Be ready for strange weather to interrupt your day
    27%
  • Potholes and Random weather
    17%
  • Be ready for unsafe drivers
    9%
  • Be very cautious of potholes
    8%
  • The constant fluctuation of the weather
    7%
  • Be ready for evil guys
    1%
  • Get involved in the community
    1%

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