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About Black Forest, Colorado

When viewed from the summit of Pikes Peak, Black Forest Colorado Springs looks like a large black mass. Hence the name "Black Forest". Since much of the Black Forest area is located in unincorporated El Paso County many or the areas home rely on well and septic for water and sewer. The major zip code in the Black Forest is 80908 and the area is home to the Black Forest Regional Park.

People generally live in the Black Forest because they are seeking privacy, love the trees or want to have their horses close by. Whatever the reason, this area is very popular. The Black Forest is so large it covers several school districts; Academy School District 20, Falcon School District 49 and Lewis Palmer School District 38.

In the summer of 2013, this area suffered the Black Forest Fire, a massive wildfire which burned thousands of acres and destroyed almost 500 homes. The rebuilding of this area has already started and this is a great area to consider for building a new home. Black Forest, Colorado is a great place to look to build a new home or search for land for sale.

Similar neighborhoods include: Monument, COPeyton, CO and Falcon, CO.

Quick Facts

Quick answers to your questions about the Black Forest in Colorado Springs

Where is Black Forest Co?

The Black Forest area of Colorado Springs is a large area located in the northeast part of El Paso County. The area covers approximately 125 square miles and is at an average elevation of 7300 feet in elevation. The northern border is Douglas County while the southern border extends down to Woodmen Road. The homes in this area are on heavily treed acreage with an average lot size of over 7 acres.

Schools in Black Forest

The Black Forest is so large it has three separate school district attendance areas. Academy School District #20 covers residences in the southern and western areas, Falcon School District #49 on the eastern edge and Lewis Palmer School District #38 in the north-western area.

Weather Black Forest CO

The weather in the Black Forest tends to be a little more extreme than in other parts of the Colorado Springs area due to it's higher elevation. Average highs in the winter are in the upper 30's with average lows dropping down to 15-20 degrees. Summertime temperatures average 80-83 degrees with the lows in the 50s. The treed areas usually experience more snow during the winter than areas located more west and south, but the spring, summer, and fall are just as lovely as the greater Pikes Peak region.

80908

Black Forest Zip Code

13070

Black Forest Est Population

7379

Black Forest Colorado Elevation

127

Black Forest Area (Sq. Miles)

D-20, D-49, D-38

Black Forest School District

Black Forest Real Estate Statistics

% of Housing Occupied (vs Vacant) in Black Forest 95%

% Owners Occupied (vs Rentals) in Black Forest 91%

% Residents w/ >High School Education in Black Forest 58%

% Residents w/Income > $100,000 in Black Forest 53%

% Residents Employed (vs. Unemployed, Not in Labor Force) in Black Forest 61%

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Black Forest Median Sales Price

$612,064
October 2018
100% compared to max of other neighborhoods

Black Forest Number of Sales

28 Home Sales
October 2018
13% compared to max of other neighborhoods

Black Forest Average Lot Size

7.23 acres
48% compared to max of other neighborhoods

Black Forest Days on Market

59 Days
October 2018
100% compared to max of other neighborhoods

Black Forest Number of Listings

68 Listings
October 2018
28% compared to max of other neighborhoods

Black Forest Commute Time

26 min to COS
48% compared to max of other neighborhoods

Real Estate Statistics based on information from the Pikes Peak REALTOR Services Corp. ("RSC"), for the corresponding period. RSC does not guarantee or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. Data maintained by RSC may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. Demographic data courtesy of the 2010 Census and 2015 American Community Survey. % comparison is in relation to the max value for the 21 El Paso Co neighborhoods represented.

Photos of Black Forest Colorado Springs

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Cathedral Pines Neighborhood in Black Forest Colorado
Black Forest Reserve Neighborhood in Black Forest Colorado Springs

Video Tour of Black Forest Colorado

Black Forest Homes for Sale

Homes in the Black Forest cover a range of prices from $300,000 to over $1 million in areas like Cathedral Pines. Most homes have acreage, and it is common to have horses and other livestock in this area. Some new builds are the result of rebuilding after the 2013 Black Forest Fire.

$484,900
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,654
SQFT
16515 Papago Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Cherry Creek Springs Subdivision
$8,750,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
7
BED
9
TOTAL BATHS
13,555
SQFT
14065 Highway 83
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Metes & Bounds Subdivision
Short Sale
$1,975,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
9
TOTAL BATHS
11,696
SQFT
14350 Millhaven Place
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Cathedral Pines Subdivision
$1,750,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
5,890
SQFT
8555 Rope Horse Point
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Bar X Ranch Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$1,735,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
5,459
SQFT
6955 White Fir Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
White Fir Estates Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,575,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
5,904
SQFT
17035 Southwood Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
 
$1,400,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
3
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
9,120
SQFT
11615 Vollmer Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Mick Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$1,400,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
4,499
SQFT
12900 Murphy Road
Elbert, CO 80106
Ruralo Subdivision
$1,350,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
5,736
SQFT
11575 Milford Road
Black Forest, CO 80106
Forest Highlands Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$1,299,900
Single Family For Sale
Active
6
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
8,163
SQFT
4780 Foxchase Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Cathedral Pines Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$1,275,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
6
BED
7
TOTAL BATHS
5,611
SQFT
4735 Saxton Hollow Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Cathedral Pines Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,250,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
5
BED
7
TOTAL BATHS
7,151
SQFT
2805 Meadow Run Circle
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
New Breed Ranch Subdivision
$1,185,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
6
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
10,626
SQFT
11660 Greentree Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Black Squirrel Creek Park Subdivision
$1,125,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
5,076
SQFT
7115 Lakenheath Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Highland Park Subdivision
$1,099,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
6
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
7,270
SQFT
3815 Foxchase Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Cathedral Pines Subdivision
$1,085,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,830
SQFT
16850 Bar X Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
 
Price Change - 10 hours ago
$1,000,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
5
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
6,155
SQFT
6925 Snow Mass Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Wildwood Ranch Estates Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$999,900
Single Family For Sale
Active
6
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
8,657
SQFT
17502 Abert Ridge View
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Abert Ridge Subdivision
$995,000
Single Family For Sale
Uc Short Sale Showing
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
7,032
SQFT
16204 E Pole Pine Point
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Black Forest Reserve Subdivision
$985,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,990
SQFT
5470 Vessey Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Cathedral Pines Subdivision
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