About Downtown Colorado Springs
The Central/Downtown Colorado Springs Neighborhood is a truly unique environment. This area features a wide range of attractions and amenities. Downtown Colorado Springs has long and storied history founded in 1871 by General William Jackson Palmer, this area is home to a wide range of housing options, from grand Victorian mansions to small Spanish-style bungalows and everything in between. The downtown area offers a wide range of shopping alternatives, from big chain supermarkets to small boutiques and old Mom and Pops shops. Utilities for this area are provided by Colorado Springs Utilities, a City-owned utility company. This area is also home to two large hospitals. Students that live in this area attend the Colorado Springs School District #11 and the Colorado Springs downtown zip code is 80903.
Additionally, this area is home to Colorado College, a four-year liberal arts institution. People move to the downtown area because they love the character and convenience. Residents of this area enjoy a wide range of shopping, dining, restaurants, entertainment and parks, all just minutes from the foot of Pikes Peak and the National Forest. This is a great area for those looking for convenience and amenities in a character-rich urban setting. Homes for sale in downtown Colorado Springs include modest bungalows, historic turn of the century homes and modern lofts.
Quick answers to your questions about the Downtown Colorado Springs
Where is Downtown Colorado Springs?
Downtown Colorado Springs is located at the city center along the I25 corridor. This area is full of people looking for a more urban environment. Downtown Colorado Springs restaurants and hotels are plentiful, and there is a healthy downtown nightlife on Tejon Street. Homes in this area range from downtown lofts to historic bungalows to turn of the century estates.
Schools in Downtown Colorado Springs
Students in Downtown Colorado Springs attend the D11 Colorado Springs School District. This is a large school district with 33 elementary schools, 9 middle schools, and 4 high schools. Additionally, there are several charter, alternative and online schooling options. D11 School District has excellent sports programs as well as the International Baccalaureate Program (IB).
Weather in Downtown Colorado Springs
The weather in downtown Colorado Springs tends to be a little milder than in other parts of the Colorado Springs area. Average highs in the winter are in the lower 40's with average lows dropping down to 18-20 degrees. Summertime temperatures average 80-85 degrees with the lows in the 50s. The downtown area of Colorado Springs gets significantly less snowfall than the Monument and Black Forest areas.
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Downtown Colorado Springs Est Population
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Downtown Area (Sq. Miles)
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Downtown Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics
% of Housing Occupied (vs Vacant) in Downtown Colorado Springs 90%
% Owners Occupied (vs Rentals) in Downtown Colorado Springs 40%
% Residents w/ High School Education in Downtown Colorado Springs 64%
% Residents w/Income > $100,000 in Downtown Colorado Springs 54%
% Residents Employed (vs. Unemployed, Not in Labor Force) in Downtown Colorado Springs 61%
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Downtown Colorado Springs Median Sales Price
44% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Downtown Colorado Springs Number of Sales
87 Home Sales
41% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Downtown Colorado Springs Average Lot Size
1% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Downtown Colorado Springs Days on Market
29% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Downtown Colorado Springs Number of Listings
32% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Downtown Colorado Springs Commute Time
18 min to COS
58% 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.
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Central / Downtown Colorado Springs Homes for Sale
Homes in the Downtown area vary greatly. From quaint bungalows of Patty Jewett to the impressive estates of the Old North End, there is something for everyone. Convenience is key to living in the downtown area, and many people love being a comfortable walk away from their favorite downtown restaurant or to activities at the vibrant Colorado College.