Nationwide Claims to Fame

Colorado Springs is 33rd out of 5,266 other cities in Retail sales

Colorado Springs is 37th out of 5,169 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Colorado Springs is 40th out of 6,406 other cities in Size in square miles

Colorado Springs is 41st out of 4,664 other cities in Current population (2012)

Colorado Springs is 41st out of 6,406 other cities in Households

Colorado Springs is 42nd out of 6,406 other cities in Housing units

Statewide Claims to Fame

Colorado Springs is 1st in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Size in square miles

Colorado Springs is 1st in Colorado out of 95 other cities in Retail sales

Colorado Springs is 2nd in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Households

Colorado Springs is 2nd in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Housing units

Colorado Springs is 2nd in Colorado out of 76 other cities in Current population (2012)

Colorado Springs is 2nd in Colorado out of 89 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Colorado Springs is 2nd in Colorado out of 95 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Colorado Springs is 7th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Colorado Springs is 9th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Colorado Springs is 9th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Race - Two or More

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Colorado Springs Rank Colorado US
Current population (2012) 431,834 2nd 5,187,582 313,914,040
Size in square miles 194.5 1st 103,641.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,140.6 43rd 48.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Colorado Springs Rank Colorado US
Residents younger than 5 7.1% 56th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.0% 66th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.9% 47th 11.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Colorado Springs Rank Colorado US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.2% 52nd 89.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 36.1% 49th 36.3% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Colorado Springs Rank Colorado US
Race - White 78.8% 77th 88.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.3% 9th 4.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.0% 42nd 1.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.0% 28th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 7th 0.2% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 5.1% 9th 2.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 16.1% 53rd 21.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 70.7% 66th 69.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Colorado Springs Rank Colorado US
Female residents 51.0% 25th 49.8% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.9% 47th 9.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Colorado Springs Rank Colorado US
Housing units 179,607 2nd 2,224,603 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 28.0% 33rd 25.7% 25.9%
Households 164,100 2nd 1,941,193 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 61.1% 80th 66.8% 66.1%
Home median value $212,700 64th $236,700 $186,200
People per household 2.5 72nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Colorado Springs Rank Colorado US
Income per capita $28,952 53rd $30,816 $27,915
Income per household $53,747 70th $57,685 $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.7% 46th 12.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Colorado Springs Rank Colorado US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 41,023 2nd 547,770 27,092,908
Retail sales $7,027,329 1st $65,896,788 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $17,579 31st $13,609 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $1,011,850 2nd $11,440,395 $613,795,732

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