Colorado Springs, CO

456,562 Population
194.9 square miles 2,287.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
8.4%
was 8.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in CO
Population Density
2,287.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.2%
was 47.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.7%
was 7.8%
Ranked 12th Highest in CO
Percent Under 18
23.6%
was 24.4%
Ranked 8th Highest in CO
Percent 65 and Over
13.3%
was 11.6%
Ranked 8th Highest in CO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.8
was 4.5
Ranked 9th Lowest in CO
Percent Living in Poverty
12.3%
was 12.9%
Ranked 9th Lowest in CO
Median Household Income
$56,079
was $53,550
Ranked 14th Highest in CO
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.2
44.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
5.5
was 6.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
438.3
was 434.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,648
was 4,167.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
193,055
was 182,212
Ranked 2nd Highest in CO
Median Rent
$985
was $897
Ranked 14th Highest in CO
Total Building Permits
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No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
181,690
was 169,761
 
Homeownership Rate
57.2%
was 58.6%
Ranked 10th Highest in CO
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
988.9
was 935.0
Ranked 11th Highest in CO
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.7%
was 15.1%
Ranked 4th Highest in CO
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.6
Ranked 11th Highest in CO
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.0%
was 95.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 99.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.3%
was 92.6%
Ranked 7th Highest in CO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
38.3%
was 37.1%
Ranked 9th Highest in CO

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