About Northwest Colorado Springs / Rockrimmon
Northwest Colorado Springs, also known as Rockrimmon, is a large portion of the west side of Colorado Springs. This area starts just north of the Garden of The Gods park and extends to the southern boundary of the United States Air Force Academy.
This area features some of the most interesting topography in the entire region. From dramatically steep to traditionally flat home sites this area has it all.
The Northwest side of Colorado Springs has a nice range of amenities from large grocery stores and big box stores to small locally owned stores.
This area is a combination of two school districts. The south end of the area is in the Colorado Springs School District #11, the northern part of this area is in the Academy School District #20 attendance area. The zip code for this area is 80919.
People live in this area primarily because of its natural beauty. This area is situated in the foothills of the Rampart Range and features dramatic topography, abundant wildlife and panoramic views out over the eastern plains.
This is a beautiful area with a huge appeal, there is a wide range of housing options and ample amenities.
Similar neighborhoods include: Southwest
Quick answers to your questions about the Northwest Neighborhood in Colorado Springs
Where is Northwest Colorado Springs?
The Northwest area of Colorado Springs is located directly south of Northgate and north of the West side of town on the west side of I25. The area covers approximately 24 square miles and is at an average elevation of 6870 feet in elevation. This area includes the popular neighborhoods of Peregrine, Rockrimmon, Mountain Shadows and Woodmen Valley. The homes in this area are nestled against the Front Range and have great views to the east. The Mountain Shadows subdivision lost many homes in the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire. Many new homes have been built since, and the neighborhood has recovered nicely.
Schools in Northwest Colorado Springs
The Northwest area is located primarily in the D-20 Academy School District. D-20 Academy School District is one of the largest school districts in the area. With over 40 schools, the D-20 School District covers the Northwest side of Colorado Springs as well as east towards Briargate. The elementary schools in this area include Rockrimmon Elementary, Foothills Elementary, Woodmen Roberts Elementary and the middle school is Eagleview Middle School with high school attendance at Air Academy High School. A small portion of the southern portion of the Northwest area is located in the D-11 School District.
Weather in Northwest Colorado Springs
The weather in the Northwest area of Colorado Springs is average compared to other parts of the Colorado Springs. In the winter, high temperatures average in the 40s with overnight temperatures 15-20 degrees. Average high temperatures in the summer range from 80-85 degrees with overnight temperatures in the 50s. This area has great weather all year round with significantly less snowfall than the Monument and Black Forest areas.
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Northwest Colorado Springs / Rockrimmon Real Estate Statistics
% of Housing Occupied (vs Vacant) in Northwest 95%
% Owners Occupied (vs Rentals) in Northwest 78%
% Residents w/ >High School Education in Northwest 89%
% Residents w/Income > $100,000 in Northwest 41%
% Residents Employed (vs. Unemployed, Not in Labor Force) in Northwest 65%
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Northwest Median Sales Price
72% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Northwest Number of Sales
39 Home Sales
18% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Northwest Average Lot Size
3% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Northwest Days on Market
47% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Northwest Number of Listings
25% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Northwest Commute Time
65% 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 Northwest Colorado Springs / Rockrimmon
Homes for Sale in Northwest Colorado Springs / Rockrimmon
Homes on the Northwest side of Colorado Springs have some magnificent views of Colorado Springs. Homes in this area tend to be $300,000 to $1,000,000. Some reasonably priced condos and townhomes also exist in this area making this a popular area for everyone.