Colorado Springs Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Colorado Springs?

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There are 471,686 residents in Colorado Springs, with a median age of 34.7. Of this, 50.05% are males and 49.95% are females. US-born citizens make up 89.6% of the resident pool in Colorado Springs, while non-US-born citizens account for 6.88%. Additionally, 3.52% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 363,169 people in Colorado Springs currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 471,686 1.5%
Male Population 236,066 1.6%
Female Population 235,620 1.4%
Male population 50.05%
Female population 49.95%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34.7 0.0%
Citizen US Born 422,623 1.4%
Citizen not US Born 32,466 3.7%
Not Citizen 16,597 -1.7%
Citizen US Born 89.6%
Citizen not US Born 6.88%
Not Citizen 3.52%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 3,462 -1.4%
Moved from Same County 59,301 -3.2%
Moved from Same State 11,545 6.8%
Moved from Different State 28,701 -0.3%
Same House as Last Year 363,169 2.5%
Moved from Abroad 0.74%
Moved from Same County 12.72%
Moved from Same State 2.48%
Moved from Different State 6.16%
Same House as Last Year 77.9%

What are the employment statistics in Colorado Springs?

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White-collar workers make up 82.88% of the working population in Colorado Springs, while blue-collar employees account for 17.12%. There are also 22,768 entrepreneurs in Colorado Springs (9.97% of the workforce); 148,626 workers employed in private companies (65.09%); and 33,253 people working in governmental institutions (14.56%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 189,250 1.0%
Blue Collar 39,079 4.3%
White Collar 82.88%
Blue Collar 17.12%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 22,768 0.6%
Private Companies 148,626 1.6%
Governmental Workers 33,253 1.8%
Not for Profit Companies 23,682 2.0%
Self Employees 9.97%
Private Companies 65.09%
Governmental Workers 14.56%
Not for Profit Companies 10.37%

How many households are there in Colorado Springs?

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There are a total of 184,788 households in Colorado Springs, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 63.4% of these Colorado Springs households, while non-family units account for the remaining 36.6%. Additionally, 30.46% of households have children and 69.54% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 184,788 1.8%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.4%
Family Households 117,164 2.0%
Non-family Households 67,624 1.6%
Family Households 63.4%
Non-family Households 36.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 56,291 0.4%
Households without Children 128,497 2.5%
Households with Children 30.46%
Households without Children 69.54%

What are the median and average incomes in Colorado Springs?

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The average annual household income in Colorado Springs is $88,315, while the median household income sits at $67,719 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $71,083, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $82,206. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $42,637 and $54,241, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $88,315 4.3%
Median Household Income $67,719 4.7%
People below Poverty Level 51,700 -1.5%
People above Poverty Level 406,271 2.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Colorado Springs?

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There are 194,008 housing units in Colorado Springs, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1984. Of the 184,788 occupied housing units in Colorado Springs, 60.16% are owner-occupied, while 39.84% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 72.76% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $297,500. In general, housing costs reach $1,268 per month in Colorado Springs.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 194,008 1.3%
Median Year Built 1984 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 11,127 0.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 3,644 -0.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 14,123 4.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 18,504 -5.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 34,307 -2.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 37,127 4.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 30,321 -0.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 28,856 -4.2%
Built in 2010 or Later 15,999 27.7%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 184,788 1.8%
Owner Occupied 111,167 3.7%
Renter Occupied 73,621 -0.9%
Owner Occupied 60.16%
Renter Occupied 39.84%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 80,889 3.8%
Without Mortgage 30,278 3.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $297,500 9.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $284,700 9.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,268 4.5%
With Mortgage 72.76%
Without Mortgage 27.24%

What is the level of education in Colorado Springs?

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Approximately 25.91% of the population in Colorado Springs holds a high school degree (that's 94,176 residents), while 26.23% have attained a college certificate (109,545 locals) and 22.18% have a bachelor's degree (80,631 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 7,168 2.2%
Some High School 94,176 0.0%
Some College 109,545 4.6%
Associate Degree 36,399 4.0%
Bachelor's Degree 80,631 0.1%
Graduate Degree 49,769 3.3%
No High School 1.97%
Some High School 25.91%
Some College 26.23%
Associate Degree 10.01%
Bachelor's Degree 22.18%
Graduate Degree 13.69%

What is the marital status of Colorado Springs residents?

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A total of 118,723 people in Colorado Springs have never been married (which represents 31.15% of the total population), while 195,723 of them are wedded (51.35%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 5,674 (1.49%) and 49,398 (12.96%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 118,723 1.4%
Married 195,723 2.1%
Separated 5,674 -7.2%
Widowed 17,323 -0.2%
Divorced 49,398 0.9%
Never Married 31.15%
Married 51.35%
Separated 1.49%
Widowed 4.54%
Divorced 12.96%

What are the most common means of transportation in Colorado Springs?

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The top three means of transportation people in Colorado Springs use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 203,681 residents commute by car, 4,351 prefer going to work by walking and 1,793 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 203,681 -0.4%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,793 -11.3%
Railroad 89 134.2%
Ferryboat 83 130.6%
Bicycle 1,190 -17.8%
Motorcycle 234 -33.3%
TaxiCab 307 19.9%
Walk 4,351 -0.1%

What is the median and average household income in Colorado Springs by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
80903 16,399 7,346 $48,220.00 $66,145.00
80904 20,882 10,368 $57,374.00 $83,746.00
80905 16,588 7,786 $50,849.00 $78,443.00
80906 37,610 15,210 $72,014.00 $113,430.00
80907 29,173 12,516 $52,430.00 $71,398.00
80909 38,826 16,305 $47,299.00 $60,287.00
80910 31,619 12,287 $41,566.00 $59,876.00
80914 323 50 $157,273.00 $168,318.00
80915 22,474 8,396 $61,299.00 $73,207.00
80916 41,173 13,980 $51,076.00 $61,232.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 80903 80904 80905 80906 80907 80909 80910 80914 80915 80916 80917 80918 80919 80920 80921 80922 80923 80924 80925 80927 80929 80938 80939 80951

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