Colorado Springs, CO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 148,850 housing units in Colorado Springs. This represents a 19.6% growth from 124,442 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 148,091 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 759 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Colorado Springs is about 60.8%. Colorado Springs's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.8%. Average household size is 2.5 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Colorado Springs were built after 1977.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.60%
One Bedroom14.80%
Two Bedrooms25.90%
Three Bedrooms28.40%
Four Bedrooms20.40%
Five Bedrooms or more7.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.68
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$147,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$138,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.2
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$603

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage12.90%
Home Equity Loan7.40%
Simple Mortgage60.20%
Debt Free19.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.1%