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Black Forest Colorado Springs

About Black Forest, Colorado

When viewed from the summit of Pikes Peak, the Black Forest looks like a large black mass. Hence the name “Black Forest”. Since much of this area is located in unincorporated El Paso County many of the homes in the area rely on well and septic for water and sewer. The major zip code in Black Forest Colorado Springs 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 20Falcon 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

Black Forest Area Statistics

Black Forest Zip Code

80908

Black Forest Elevation

7379

Black Forest Population

13,069

Black Forest Size (area)

127 sq mi

Black Forest School District

D-20, D-49, D-38

Black Forest Average Lot Size

7.23 acres

Black Forest Commute Time

26 minutes

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.

Black Forest Real Estate Statistics

% of Housing Occupied (vs Vacant) in Black Forest Colorado Springs

95%

% Owners Occupied (vs Rentals) in Black Forest Colorado Springs

91%

% Residents w/ >High School Education in Black Forest Colorado Springs

58%

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

53%

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

61%

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Black Forest Real Estate Statistics for August 2019

Homes for Sale Today in Black Forest

Black Forest Median Sales Price

$517,500

Black Forest Days on Market

24 days

Black Forest # of Homes Sold

26 homes

Black Forest Median List Price

$519,950

Black Forest Median Sq Ft

3,156

Black Forest Sales Price/Sq Ft

$176

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. 

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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.

Price
Beds
Baths
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$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
$6,500,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
6
BED
8
TOTAL BATHS
14,431
SQFT
12795 Oak Cliff Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
New Breed Ranch Subdivision
$5,200,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
8
BED
11
TOTAL BATHS
15,643
SQFT
14345 Millhaven Place
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Cathedral Pines Subdivision
$4,500,000
Commercial For Sale
Active
9.92
ACRES
EL PASO
COUNTY
8035 Vollmer Place
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
 
$2,500,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
7,390
SQFT
10780 S Forest Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Prospect Point Subdivision
$2,495,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
10
TOTAL BATHS
11,113
SQFT
12735 Bridle Bit Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Bridle Bit Ranch Subdivision
$1,990,000
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
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$1,575,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
5
BED
8
TOTAL BATHS
8,202
SQFT
4020 Foxchase Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Cathedral Pines Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,450,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
5
BED
7
TOTAL BATHS
6,057
SQFT
4135 Foxchase Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Cathedral Pines Subdivision
$1,440,000
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
$1,400,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
4,499
SQFT
12900 Murphy Road
Elbert, CO 80106
Ruralo Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$1,397,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,875
SQFT
11781 Smokey Hill Grove
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Black Forest Reserve Subdivision
$1,300,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
3
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
9,120
SQFT
11615 Vollmer Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Mick Subdivision
$1,250,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
5,838
SQFT
9905 Hardy Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Metes & Bounds Subdivision
$1,200,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
6,116
SQFT
8820 Branch Place
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Rampart View Subdivision Subdivision
$1,195,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
6
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
6,068
SQFT
13835 Holmes Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Harrel Subdivision
$1,195,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
5,736
SQFT
11575 Milford Road
Black Forest, CO 80106
Forest Highlands Subdivision
$1,175,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
4
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
6,076
SQFT
16835 E Goshawk Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Rurala Subdivision
$1,150,000
Single Family For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
6,238
SQFT
14834 Snowy Pine Point
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Black Forest Reserve Subdivision
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