Colorado Springs, CO Demographic Data

Colorado Springs, CO Summary

Colorado Springs is located in El Paso County in Colorado
  • Population: 431,846
  • Area: 194.91 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 194.54 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.37 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 2,215.66 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 6,329.40 ft
  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Colorado Springs, CO Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
230,797
50%
50.8
Male
234,287
50%
49.2
Total Population
465,084
 
323,128,000

Colorado Springs, CO Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
30,759
6.6% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
31,662
6.8% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
30,439
6.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
31,649
6.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
37,267
8.0% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
73,572
15.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
60,705
13.1% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
56,726
12.2% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
30,455
6.5% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
22,358
4.8% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
36,626
7.9% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
15,642
3.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
7,224
1.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
352,615
75.8%
77.2
Female
177,838
50.4%
51.3
Male
174,777
49.6%
48.7
21 Years and over
333,233
71.7%
73.1
62 Years and over
71,107
15.3%
18.8
65 Years and over
59,492
12.8%
15.2
Female
33,742
56.7%
55.8
Male
25,750
43.3%
44.2
Median Age (years)
35
0.0%
0.0

Colorado Springs, CO Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
437,322
94.0% 
96.8
White
366,682
78.8% 
72.6
Black or African American
31,193
6.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
2,488
0.5% 
0.8
Asian
12,345
2.7% 
5.4
Asian Indian
337
0.1% 
1.2
Chinese
1,840
0.4% 
1.3
Filipino
3,125
0.7% 
0.9
Japanese
1,389
0.3% 
0.2
Korean
2,858
0.6% 
0.4
Vietnamese
1,427
0.3% 
0.6
Other Asian
1,369
0.3% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,567
0.3% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
23,047
5.0% 
5.1
Two or More Races
27,762
6.0% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
81,164
17.5% 
17.8
Mexican
49,258
10.6% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
6,546
1.4% 
1.7
Cuban
3,058
0.7% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
22,302
4.8% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
383,920
82.5% 
82.2

Colorado Springs, CO Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
6,822
2.2% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
10,994
3.6% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
58,246
19.2% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
70,105
23.1% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
34,768
11.5% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
74,143
24.4% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
48,230
15.9% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
17,816
5.8%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
285,492
94.1%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
122,373
40.3%
31.2

Colorado Springs, CO Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
117,235
31.5%
33.7%
Now Married
186,265
50.0%
47.5
Divorced
46,996
12.6%
11.0%
Separated
5,430
1.5%
2.0
Widowed
16,298
4.4
5.8%

Colorado Springs, CO Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
376,916
86.8%
78.4%
Languages other than english
57,409
13.2%
21.6%
Spanish
39,246
9.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
8,303
1.9%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
7,735
1.8%
3.5%
Other Languages
2,125
0.5%
1.1%

Colorado Springs, CO Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
10,746
5.8%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
9,009
4.9%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
17,181
9.3%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
15,774
8.5%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
24,649
13.3%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
34,605
18.7%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
25,019
13.5%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
28,081
15.2%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
11,373
6.2%
5.8
$200,000 or more
8,244
4.5%
6.4
Median household income
60,308
 
57,617
Per capita income
31,582
 
31,128

Colorado Springs, CO Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
763
0.3%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
24,369
10.9%
9.8
Construction
14,936
6.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
51,578
23.1%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
16,921
7.6%
6.6
Information
6,817
3.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
12,066
5.4%
10.1
Other services except public administration
15,138
6.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
31,750
14.2%
11.4
Public administration
13,245
5.9%
4.6
Retail trade
23,372
10.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
8,076
3.6%
5.2
Wholesale trade
4,127
1.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
16,377
7.3%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
94,748
42.5%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
15,977
7.2%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
53,978
24.2%
23.3%
Service occupations
42,078
18.9%
18.1%

Colorado Springs, CO Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
227,620
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
177,073
77.8%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
27,356
12.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
1,468
0.6%
5.1
Walked
4,773
2.1%
2.7
Other means
2,567
1.1%
1.8
Worked at home
14,383
6.3%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
21.5
 
26.6

Colorado Springs, CO Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
8,269
4.5%
8.7
1 vehicles
65,310
35.4%
33.2
2 vehicles
74,106
40.1%
37.1
3 or more
36,996
20.0%
21.0

Colorado Springs, CO Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
184,681
94.5%
87.6
Owner Occupied
106,202
57.5%
63.1
Renter Occupied
78,479
42.5%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
10,784
5.5%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.5

Colorado Springs, CO Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
195,465
1 room
2,944
1.5%
2.4
2 rooms
10,407
5.3%
2.7
3 rooms
21,148
10.8%
9.1
4 rooms
28,422
14.5%
16.5
5 rooms
28,552
14.6%
19.8
6 rooms
23,815
12.2%
17.8
7 rooms
19,913
10.2%
12.0
8 rooms
21,989
11.2%
8.6
9 rooms or more
38,275
19.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Colorado Springs, CO Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
195,465
 
 
1-unit, detached
121,604
62.2%
61.5
1-unit, attached
15,995
8.2%
5.9
2-units
3,210
1.6%
3.6
3 or 4 units
11,080
5.7%
4.4
5 to 9 units
8,762
4.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
11,303
5.8%
4.4
20 or more units
19,638
10.0%
9.0
Mobile home
3,846
2.0%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
27
0.0%
0.1

Colorado Springs, CO Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
11,806
6.0%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
2,876
1.5%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
15,763
8.1%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
20,425
10.4%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
36,754
18.8%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
38,616
19.8%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
31,054
15.9%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
29,187
14.9%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
6,513
3.3%
2.8%
2014 or later
2,471
1.3%
1.4%

Colorado Springs, CO Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
131,435
71.2%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,891
1.0%
4.7
Electricity
48,800
26.4%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
140
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
68
0.0%
0.1
Wood
299
0.2%
1.9
Solar energy
243
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
735
0.4%
0.5
No fuel used
1,070
0.6%
1.1

Colorado Springs, CO Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
77,871
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
1,037
1.3%
1.6%
$3,000 or more
2,747
3.5%
10.3%
$2,500 to $2,999
3,178
4.1%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
9,767
12.5%
11.8%
$500 to $999
12,227
15.7%
20.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
20,638
26.5%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
28,277
36.3%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
35,131
45.3%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
14,042
18.1%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
8,210
10.6%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
5,671
7.3%
7.0%
35.0% or more
14,418
18.6%
21.3%
Not Computed
399
0.0%
0.0%

Colorado Springs, CO Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
77,283 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
482
0.6%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
679
0.9%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
2,332
3.0%
4.4%
Less than $500
3,805
4.9%
10.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
8,188
10.6%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
27,769
35.9%
28.3%
$500 to $999
34,028
44.0%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
1,196
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,011
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
8,923
11.7%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
9,525
12.5%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
11,195
14.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
9,280
12.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
6,434
8.4%
9.0%
35.0% or more
31,146
40.7%
40.7%
Not Computed
1,976
0.0%
0.0%

Colorado Springs, CO Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
106,202
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
3,172
3.0%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
3,033
2.9%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
8,127
7.7%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
20,478
19.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
37,097
34.9%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
26,657
25.1%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
6,202
5.8%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
1,436
1.4%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
243,600
 
205,000
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