West Neighborhood

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About West, Colorado Springs

The west side of 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 areas 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.

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.

Similar neighborhoods include: Old Colorado City, Manitou Springs, Central and East

Quick Facts

Quick answers to your questions about West area of Colorado Springs

Where is the West area 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 the West area of 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 the West area of 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.

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


School District for West
Approx Elevation in West

West Real Estate Statistics

% of Housing Occupied (vs Vacant) in West91%
% Owners Occupied (vs Rentals) in West53%
% Residents w/ >High School Education in West70%
% Residents w/Income > $100,000 in West18%
% Residents Employed (vs. Unemployed, Not in Labor Force) in West60%

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West Median Sales Price

October 2017
52% compared to max of other neighborhoods

West Number of Sales

26 Home Sales
October 2017
12% compared to max of other neighborhoods

West Average Lot Size

0.31 acres
2% compared to max of other neighborhoods

West Days on Market

36 Days
October 2017
59% compared to max of other neighborhoods

West Number of Listings

41 Listings
October 2017
21% 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.

Photos of West Colorado Springs


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

116 Listings
5 Bed, 8 Bath, 7,256 Sq. Feet, 0.5 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
4 Bed, 6 Bath, 4,752 Sq. Feet, 0.72 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
5 Bed, 8 Bath, 10,001 Sq. Feet, 2.36 Acres
14-Manitou Springs
4 Bed, 5 Bath, 5,833 Sq. Feet, 0.49 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
5 Bed, 5 Bath, 6,871 Sq. Feet, 0.5 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
5 Bed, 6 Bath, 6,126 Sq. Feet, 0.62 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
0 Bed, 0 Bath, 0 Sq. Feet, 16.35 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
0 Bed, 0 Bath, 0 Sq. Feet, 0.76 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
3 Bed, 4 Bath, 5,603 Sq. Feet, 0.09 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
6 Bed, 6 Bath, 8,862 Sq. Feet, 0.56 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
2 Bed, 3 Bath, 5,147 Sq. Feet, 0.53 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
5 Bed, 5 Bath, 6,922 Sq. Feet, 1.35 Acres
14-Manitou Springs
4 Bed, 4 Bath, 4,890 Sq. Feet, 0.69 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
4 Bed, 5 Bath, 7,320 Sq. Feet, 0.59 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
6 Bed, 5 Bath, 5,876 Sq. Feet, 1.16 Acres
14-Manitou Springs
4 Bed, 4 Bath, 5,956 Sq. Feet, 0.51 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
4 Bed, 4 Bath, 5,398 Sq. Feet, 0.5 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
3 Bed, 3 Bath, 3,441 Sq. Feet, 1.01 Acres
14-Manitou Springs
5 Bed, 4 Bath, 6,536 Sq. Feet, 0.55 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
5 Bed, 5 Bath, 5,490 Sq. Feet, 0.56 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
4 Bed, 4 Bath, 4,174 Sq. Feet, 0.97 Acres
14-Manitou Springs
4 Bed, 4 Bath, 4,174 Sq. Feet, 1.98 Acres
14-Manitou Springs
2 Bed, 2 Bath, 3,902 Sq. Feet, 0.15 Acres
11-Colorado Springs
0 Bed, 0 Bath, 0 Sq. Feet, 3.77 Acres
11-Colorado Springs

West Neighborhoods

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

Cedar Heights Indian Heights Mesa
Holland Park Kissing Camels Pleasant Valley