About Southwest / Broadmoor Colorado Springs
Southwest Colorado Springs is a large and diverse area and is also commonly referred to as Broadmoor Colorado Springs. This area is home to some of the areas most interesting and diverse features both natural and man-made.
Southwest Colorado Springs initially grew outward from the world-famous Broadmoor Hotel. In 1942 the War Department began construction of Fort Carson in the southwest area as well. Fort Carson is a major employer for the entire Pikes Peak region and brings a lot of activity and commerce to this part of town.
Southwest Colorado Springs is in two separate public school attendance areas, Cheyenne Mountain District #12 and Harrison District #2. Additionally, this area is home to the popular private Colorado Springs School. The primary zip code for this area is 80906.
People flock to this part of town for a number of reasons; natural beauty, convenience, amenities and more. Southwest Colorado Springs is a popular area with a long list of amenities and benefits.
Similar neighborhoods include: Northwest
Quick answers to your questions about the Southwest Colorado Springs Neighborhood
Where is Southwest (Broadmoor)?
Southwest or the Broadmoor area of Colorado Springs is located in the southwest corner of El Paso County. This area is south of Downtown Colorado Springs and west of I-25 and borders the front range near Norad and Cheyenne Mountain. This area is conveniently located new Ft. Carson army base and is home to the famous Broadmoor Hotel.
Schools in Southwest (Broadmoor)
The Southwest or Broadmoor area of Colorado Springs is home to 2 school districts. On the eastern edge is Harrison School District #2 closer to downtown and Ft. Carson. Harrison School District D2 has 13 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 2 main high schools. The western part of the Southwest (Broadmoor) area is home to Cheyenne Mountain School District #12. The Cheyenne Mtn School District #12 has 5 elementary schools as well as Cheyenne Mountain Middle School, Cheyenne Mountain High School, and The Vanguard School. Additionally, the Colorado Springs School, a private school, is located near the Broadmoor Hotel.
Weather in Southwest (Broadmoor)
The weather in Southwest Colorado Springs 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 mid 40's with average lows dropping down to 18-20 degrees. Summertime temperatures average 80-85 degrees with the lows in the upper 50s. Cheyenne Canon and Cheyenne Mountain State Park are a big draw for hikers, and campers and the weather will keep you outside all year long.
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Southwest (Broadmoor) Real Estate Statistics
% of Housing Occupied (vs Vacant) in Southwest 92%
% Owners Occupied (vs Rentals) in Southwest 62%
% Residents w/ >High School Education in Southwest 73%
% Residents w/Income > $100,000 in Southwest 30%
% Residents Employed (vs. Unemployed, Not in Labor Force) in Southwest 52%
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Southwest Median Sales Price
61% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Southwest Number of Sales
62 Home Sales
30% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Southwest Average Lot Size
3% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Southwest Days on Market
98% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Southwest Number of Listings
56% compared to max of other neighborhoods
Southwest Commute Time
48% 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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Broadmoor Colorado Springs Homes for Sale
Homes for sale in Broadmoor Colorado Springs (Southwest area) tend to be single family homes on larger lots, with smaller and more affordable homes in the eastern part of the area closer to Ft. Carson army base. Many homes for sale have fantastic Pikes Peak or front range views and the homes in the hills behind the Broadmoor Hotel have amazing city views as well.