Northwest Neighborhood

Northwest Map

About Northwest, Colorado Springs

The Northwest part of Colorado Springs 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 Facts

Quick answers to your questions about the Northwest area of Colorado Springs

Where is Northwest Area of 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 Area of 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.

Zip Code in Northwest
Area (Sq. Miles) of Northwest
Est Population in Northwest


School District for Northwest
Approx Elevation in Northwest

Northwest Real Estate Statistics

% of Housing Occupied (vs Vacant) in Northwest95%
% Owners Occupied (vs Rentals) in Northwest78%
% Residents w/ >High School Education in Northwest89%
% Residents w/Income > $100,000 in Northwest41%
% Residents Employed (vs. Unemployed, Not in Labor Force) in Northwest65%

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Northwest Median Sales Price

October 2017
81% compared to max of other neighborhoods

Northwest Number of Sales

41 Home Sales
October 2017
18% compared to max of other neighborhoods

Northwest Average Lot Size

0.42 acres
3% compared to max of other neighborhoods

Northwest Days on Market

19 Days
October 2017
31% compared to max of other neighborhoods

Northwest Number of Listings

53 Listings
October 2017
28% compared to max of other neighborhoods

Northwest Commute Time

20 min to COS
65% compared to max of other neighborhoods


These homes have just been listed in Northwest in the last 14 days.

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

122 Listings
0 Bed, 0 Bath, 0 Sq. Feet, 22.51 Acres
0 Bed, 0 Bath, 0 Sq. Feet, 64.04 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
5 Bed, 7 Bath, 7,071 Sq. Feet, 1.79 Acres
4 Bed, 4 Bath, 5,420 Sq. Feet, 1.41 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
4 Bed, 4 Bath, 6,021 Sq. Feet, 0.49 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
5 Bed, 5 Bath, 4,480 Sq. Feet, 5.09 Acres
5 Bed, 5 Bath, 5,997 Sq. Feet, 0.45 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
5 Bed, 5 Bath, 4,636 Sq. Feet, 0.37 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
1 Bed, 1 Bath, 822 Sq. Feet, 11.93 Acres
4 Bed, 4 Bath, 7,035 Sq. Feet, 0.52 Acres
4 Bed, 3 Bath, 4,641 Sq. Feet, 1.1 Acres
4 Bed, 5 Bath, 6,090 Sq. Feet, 0.62 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
5 Bed, 5 Bath, 4,796 Sq. Feet, 0.46 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
3 Bed, 3 Bath, 4,141 Sq. Feet, 4.4 Acres
6 Bed, 6 Bath, 6,424 Sq. Feet, 0.41 Acres
5 Bed, 4 Bath, 6,552 Sq. Feet, 0.57 Acres
5 Bed, 5 Bath, 5,882 Sq. Feet, 0.47 Acres
4 Bed, 4 Bath, 4,420 Sq. Feet, 0.28 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
5 Bed, 4 Bath, 6,868 Sq. Feet, 0.58 Acres
4 Bed, 3 Bath, 5,862 Sq. Feet, 0.43 Acres
4 Bed, 4 Bath, 5,167 Sq. Feet, 0.16 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
5 Bed, 4 Bath, 4,866 Sq. Feet, 0.54 Acres
4 Bed, 3 Bath, 4,102 Sq. Feet, 2.17 Acres
4 Bed, 5 Bath, 6,425 Sq. Feet, 0.38 Acres
11-Colorado Springs

Northwest Neighborhoods

Here are some of the neighborhoods or MLS subdivisions located within Northwest, Colorado Springs.

Discovery Peregrine Thunderbird Estates
Mountain Shadows Pine Creek Estates Woodmen Valley
Oak Hills Point of the Pines  
Oak Valley Ranch Rockrimmon