About West Colorado Springs
The area of West Colorado Springs is bordered to the east by Downtown Colorado Springs, to the south by Old Colorado City, to the north by the Northwest area and to the west by Public lands and National Forest.
This area is home to The Garden of the Gods Club, Kissing Camels Club, Glen Eyrie and the Garden of the Gods Park. The west area doesn't have the same type of residential density we see in other parts of town because private clubs and protected and public lands take up a large portion of this area. Still, this area features a diverse range of housing styles and options, just not in great abundance.
This area features a good amount of retail and commercial. Additionally, the area's proximity to downtown and I-25 make it a convenient location for day-to-day living.
Schools in this area are Colorado Springs School District #11. Additionally, this area is close to both Colorado College and The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The primary zip code in this area is 80904.
People live in the West part of Colorado Springs for its convenience and its proximity to the natural beauty this area has to offer. Although there aren't a lot of homes in this area, there is a wide range of choices.
The west part of Colorado Springs is a popular but often overlooked area. If location, convenience, and natural beauty are on your list, this might be your area.
Quick answers to your questions about the West Neighborhood of Colorado Springs
Where is West Colorado Springs?
The West area of Colorado Springs is west of downtown Colorado Springs and north of Manitou Springs and Old Colorado City. This area has some beautiful topography including views of Garden of the Gods and access to Kissing Camels Golf Club. Homes in this area are a mix affordable homes and higher end estates. This is a popular area for people wanting to have great views, proximity to downtown and easy access to the mountains.
Schools in West Colorado Springs
The West area of Colorado Springs is home to Colorado Springs School District #11. This is the largest school district in the area with over 60 schools. Students attend West Middle School and Coronado High School. Attendance areas are determined by address with additional consideration given to those students who wish to choice into another school.
Weather in West Colorado Springs
The weather in West 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. This area has the popular Garden of the Gods Park, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, and Sonderman Park. There is no shortage of beautiful parks in this area.
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West Colorado Springs Real Estate Statistics
% of Housing Occupied (vs Vacant) in West 91%
% Owners Occupied (vs Rentals) in West 53%
% Residents w/ >High School Education in West 70%
% Residents w/Income > $100,000 in West 18%
% Residents Employed (vs. Unemployed, Not in Labor Force) in West 60%
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West Median Sales Price
55% compared to max of other neighborhoods
West Number of Sales
30 Home Sales
14% compared to max of other neighborhoods
West Average Lot Size
2% compared to max of other neighborhoods
West Days on Market
61% compared to max of other neighborhoods
West Number of Listings
16% compared to max of other neighborhoods
West Commute Time
26 min to COS
84% 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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West Colorado Springs Homes for Sale
Homes on the West side of Colorado Springs cover a range of prices from $300,000 to over $1 million in the gated communities of Cedar Pines and Kissing Camels. Some homes have fantastic views of the city or Garden of the Gods while very view have a view of Pikes Peak. The West side of Colorado Springs offers convenience to the mountain communities travelling up Highway 24.