Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Relocation Guide

Welcome to our Colorado Springs Relocation Guide. Inside you will find local information, housing information and other stuff helpful when moving to Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Located in the east central portion of the state of Colorado, Colorado Springs the county seat of El Paso, County. With a population of nearly 350,000, Colorado Springs is 68 miles from Denver and is the second largest urban area in Colorado.

Nestled at the foot of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs offers a variety of attractions including the Garden of the Gods, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Olympic Training Center, Seven Falls, Cave of the Winds, the Broadmoor Hotel, and more.

Population of Colorado Springs

The city had an estimated population of 464,474 in 2017, and a metro population of approximately 712,327, ranking as the second most populous city in the state of Colorado, behind Denver. The Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area had an estimated population of 712,327 in 2016.

The demographic breakdown…

  • White: 78.2%
  • Black or African American: 6.4%
  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Native American:  0.7%
  • Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 5.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino of any race: 17.6%

Colorado Springs Weather

In Colorado Springs, the summers are warm, the winters are very cold and dry, and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 20°F to 84°F and is rarely below 4°F or above 92°F.

In 2018, Colorado Springs received several honors. U.S. News named Colorado Springs the number one most desirable place to live in the United States, and number two on their list of the 125 Best Places to Live in the USA. The Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings found that Colorado Springs was the fastest growing city for Millennials.

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