About Fountain, Colorado
Fountain Colorado is located just 10 miles south of Colorado Springs, Colorado. This area is close to Fort Carson army base and features a wide range of shopping, restaurants and more. Despite a good deal of growth and development, Fountain, Colorado maintains that small town charm and feel. Homes for sale in Fountain CO tend to be single family homes catering to military families with some areas of apartments, condos and townhomes nearby.
This city is named for Fountain Creek, which runs from the Ute Pass area at the base of Pikes Peak, south and east to Pueblo, where it joins up with the Arkansas River. Zip codes in Fountain include 80910, 80925 and 80911. Students in Fountain typically attend Fountain Fort Carson School District 8.
Fountain has its own water department and wastewater department, Electricity is provided by Mountain View Electric and Natural Gas is provided by Aquila.
This is a popular area for people stationed at Fort Carson, as well as people that need quick access to both Colorado Springs and Pueblo. Homes for sale in Fountain range from small older bungalows to new homes on larger lots. Fountain maintains a small town feel but is in close proximity to both Colorado Springs and Pueblo.
Similar neighborhoods include: Southeast
Quick answers to your questions about the Fountain Neighborhood in Colorado Springs
Where is Fountain Colorado?
Fountain Colorado is located in the south-eastern part of El Paso County and was named for Fountain Creek. Fountain is conveniently located close to the Colorado Springs Airport and Ft. Carson and Peterson military bases. Covering approximately 50 square miles, this area has an average elevation of 5800 feet which makes for temperate weather most of the year.
Schools in Fountain CO
Students in Fountain either attend the D3 Widefield school district or D8 Fountain-Fort Carson School District. The Widefield School District covers residences in the northern region of the Fountain MLS area, while students in the central and southern part of Fountain attend the Fountain-Fort Carson School District. This area is home to the Fountain Valley School, a well-known private school.
Fountain Valley Weather
The weather in the Fountain area tends to be a little more temperate than in other parts of the Colorado Springs area due to it's lower elevation. Average highs in the winter are in the 40's with average lows dropping down to 20 degrees. Summertime temperatures average 83-88 degrees with the lows in the upper 50s. Fountain tends to be one of the warmest areas of the Pikes Peak Region.
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Fountain Colorado Real Estate Statistics
% of Housing Occupied (vs Vacant) in Fountain CO 96%
% Owners Occupied (vs Rentals) in Fountain CO 80%
% Residents w/ >High School Education in Fountain CO 61%
% Residents w/Income > $100,000 in Fountain CO 34%
% Residents Employed (vs. Unemployed, Not in Labor Force) in Fountain CO 57%
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Fountain CO Median Sales Price
52% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Fountain CO Number of Sales
210 Home Sales
100% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Fountain CO Average Lot Size
2% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Fountain CO Days on Market
64% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Fountain CO Number of Listings
100% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Fountain CO Commute Time
23 min to COS
74% 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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Homes for Sale in Fountain CO
Homes for sale in Fountain CO tend to be affordable newer homes in newer subdivisions and some older bungalows in the more established part of town. This area is popular with military families due to its proximity to bases and affordability and is one of the best places to look for homes for sale near Ft Carson in FFC8 school district.