About Old Colorado City, Colorado
Old Colorado City, CO is a charming area, located just west of downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado. This area is rich with both history and charm, making it a favorite destination for tourists.
This area began around 1859 as a supply hub for the gold mines during the Pike Peak Gold Rush and for a short time (5 days) was the territorial seat. Today, this area is home to a wide range of shops and restaurants.
This area is really a tale of two cities. There is the tourism aspect and then there are the people that live here day to day. Tourist flock to this area, especially during the summer months because of its historic charm and proximity to Pikes Peak.
Old Colorado City is in the Colorado Springs School District #11 attendance area. People live in this area primarily because they like the charm as well as the historic feel. Homes in this area range from turn of the century Victorians to modern homes you would see anywhere.
Many of our relocating buyers are initially drawn to this area for its charm and history. These buyers generally opt for other areas with a promise to visit Old Colorado City, CO often. Similar neighborhoods include: Downtown Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, CO, West and East
Quick answers to your questions about the Old Colorado City Neighborhood in Colorado Springs
Where is Old Colorado City?
Old Colorado City sits on the West side of Colorado Springs sandwiched between Manitou Springs and Downtown Colorado Springs. Old Colorado City is approximately 7 square miles and has an elevation of 6100 ft. There is a healthy business district with popular Old Colorado City shops and restaurants. Homes in this area tend to be historic homes in affordable price ranges.
Schools in Old Colorado City
Old Colorado City is in the Colorado Springs School District D11. This is a large school district with many options. For students in the Old Colorado City area, home attendance would be at West Elementary, Bristol Elementary or Midland Elementary School continuing on to West Middle School and Coronado High School. D11 School District also has many alternative, online and charter school options available.
Weather in Old Colorado City
The weather in Old Colorado City is very comparable to weather in Downtown Colorado Springs. Average highs in the winter are in the lower 40's with average lows dropping down to 18-20 degrees. Summertime temperatures average 80-83 degrees with the lows in the 50s. This area is popular with tourists because of the Old Colorado City shops and restaurants and mild summer temperatures.
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Old Colorado City Real Estate Statistics
% of Housing Occupied (vs Vacant) in OCC 91%
% Owners Occupied (vs Rentals) in OCC 53%
% Residents w/ >High School Education in OCC 70%
% Residents w/Income > $100,000 in OCC 18%
% Residents Employed (vs. Unemployed, Not in Labor Force) in OCC 60%
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Old Colorado City Median Sales Price
56% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Old Colorado City Number of Sales
28 Home Sales
12% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Old Colorado City Average Lot Size
1% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Old Colorado City Days on Market
26 Home Sales
69% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Old Colorado City Number of Listings
15% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Old Colorado City Commute Time
22 min to COS
71% 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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Old Colorado City Homes for Sale
Old Colorado City homes for sale come in a couple of different varieties. There are historic homes that surround the main shopping and retail district. In addition, Gold Hill Mesa is a newer community south of Highway 24 that has newly built homes and townhomes with views of downtown Colorado Springs.