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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.

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 in Black Forest

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 Approx 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

$514,950
January 2018
100% compared to max of other neighborhoods

Black Forest Number of Sales

12 Home Sales
January 2018
8% 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

42 Days
January 2018
41% compared to max of other neighborhoods

Black Forest Number of Listings

36 Listings
January 2018
20% 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

New home construction in Black Forest Colorado
Edith Wolford elementary school in Black Forest Colorado
Open Space in Black Forest Colorado
Pikes Peak View from Black Forest Colorado
Cathedral Pines Neighborhood in Black Forest Colorado
Black Forest Reserve Neighborhood in Black Forest Colorado

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.

$1,500,000
For Sale
5
Beds
8
Baths
8,202
Sq Ft
4020 Foxchase Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Under Contract Showing
$5,200,000
For Sale
5
Beds
5
Baths
6,740
Sq Ft
5975 Hodgen Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
$3,500,000
For Sale
6
Beds
10
Baths
13,575
Sq Ft
4040 Saunderton Grove
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
Short Sale
$2,250,000
For Sale
6
Beds
8
Baths
11,696
Sq Ft
14350 Millhaven Place
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
$1,689,000
For Sale
5
Beds
6
Baths
7,829
Sq Ft
12840 Bridle Bit Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,399,000
For Sale
4
Beds
5
Baths
5,146
Sq Ft
4535 Foxchase Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
$1,395,000
For Sale
6
Beds
7
Baths
6,220
Sq Ft
13595 Winslow Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Under Contract Showing
$1,350,000
For Sale
4
Beds
5
Baths
5,736
Sq Ft
11575 Milford Road
Black Forest, CO 80106
Single Family Home - Active
New Listing - a week online
$1,299,900
For Sale
4
Beds
4
Baths
5,076
Sq Ft
7115 Lakenheath Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
$1,299,000
For Sale
5
Beds
6
Baths
8,781
Sq Ft
14390 Millhaven Place
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
$1,195,000
For Sale
5
Beds
4
Baths
6,567
Sq Ft
9403 Shipman Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,150,049
For Sale
5
Beds
6
Baths
5,189
Sq Ft
13850 Staffshire Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$1,150,000
For Sale
4
Beds
5
Baths
5,504
Sq Ft
6905 Alpaca Heights
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$999,900
For Sale
5
Beds
6
Baths
6,155
Sq Ft
6925 Snow Mass Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$995,000
For Sale
4
Beds
4
Baths
7,032
Sq Ft
16204 Pole Pine Point E
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Uc Short Sale Showing
$975,000
For Sale
5
Beds
5
Baths
5,888
Sq Ft
4580 Foxchase Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
New Listing - a week online
$975,000
For Sale
4
Beds
5
Baths
4,820
Sq Ft
13970 Staffshire Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
$950,000
For Sale
5
Beds
5
Baths
5,008
Sq Ft
16710 Papago Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
$925,000
For Sale
4
Beds
4
Baths
5,416
Sq Ft
8145 Walker Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$879,900
For Sale
7
Beds
4
Baths
5,556
Sq Ft
6610 Trappers Pass Trail
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Single Family Home - Active