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Retire To Colorado Springs, CO
City Report

Colorado Springs, Colorado is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.





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Read the city profile and blog posts from local real estate and community experts. See how home prices are trending over the past few years and get the latest homes for sale listings.

The EPA map on page 3 shows superfund cleanups in the area and the interactive map below provides a birds-eye view of the city.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado


Colorado Springs Population
. 1990 2000 2010
Colorado Springs Metro Area blank blank 645,613
Colorado Springs 281,140 360,890 416,427



Colorado Springs
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2014 .$237,3781.6%
Jul $256,337 . .
Jun $239,290 . .
May $233,939 . .
Apr $227,644 . .
Mar $221,000 . .
Feb $240,728 . .
Jan $235,796 . .
2013 .$233,7364.6%
2012 .$223,4604.2%
2011 .$214,414-2.4%
2010 . $219,621 2.0%
2009 . $215,219 -9.8%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2014)
. Colorado Springs GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $237,378 $354,000
Nearest Big City Denver na
Home Sales Price in Denver $316,000 $251,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 60% of Denver home prices 137%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2014)
. Colorado Springs GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $237,378 $354,000
Monthly Rent $1,261 $1,363
Price/Rent Index 12.6 times the annual rent 17.0



Colorado Springs
Cost of Living (2014)
95% GPTR 99 City Average
118%



Colorado Springs Taxes
(2013)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 7.4% -- 15* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 107 days 16* -- 105 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Colorado Springs Building Permits
(single family homes)
2013 2,839
2012 2,404
2011 1,561
2010 1,634
2009 1,317



Colorado Springs Interactive Maps


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