Relocating
to Colorado Springs

Relocating to Colorado Springs

Are you planning a move to Colorado Springs from out of town? If the answer is yes, then Springs Homes is the choice for you. We are a full service real estate team that offers a complete menu of services to relocating buyers unparalleled by any realtor, team or company in the Pikes Peak region.

To Help You Relocate

Here is what we offer:

      • Your Own Custom Virtual Home Tour
      • FREE Relocation Information
      • Salary/Cost-of-living Comparisons to Colorado Springs
      • Free School District Comparison Report
      • Rental Assistance
      • Information on New Construction
      • New Construction updates (pictures) for those that are out of town
      • Assistance arranging travel plans and accommodations to Colorado Springs
      • Discounts on local hotels
      • Full time staff that caters to our clients special needs

We know moving is a stressful process. Our goal is to eliminate that stress by removing the obstacles and surprises that can make your move miserable. We have refined the relocation process while helping hundreds of clients successfully make the move to our area. Discounts and Rebates have become a popular motivation when choosing a Realtor give us a call to see if you qualify for any of the current discounts and rebates available. 

Cost of Living Comparison

Housing Costs

Rental Costs

CITY HOME PRICES CITY RENTAL PRICES
Los Angeles CA $574,972 Los Angeles CA $2,289
Seattle, WA $472,833 Portland, OR $2,196
Portland, OR $404,703 Seattle, WA $1,821
Denver, CO $377,658 Denver, CO $1,158
Las Vegas, NV $334,773 Colorado Springs, CO $963
National Average $303,776 Reno, NV $930
Colorado Springs, CO $285,348 National Average $917
Phoenix, AZ $283,722 Las Vegas, NV $911
Salt Lake City, UT $278,495 Salt Lake City, UT $865
Spokane, WA $274,248 Phoenix, AZ $827
Boise, ID $266,916 Dallas, TX $825
Reno, NV $248,538 Albuquerque, NM $747
Raleigh, NC $236,443 Spokane, WA $740
Albuquerque, NM $234,773 Boise, ID $730
Dallas, TX $214,204 Raleigh, NC $713
Source: C2ER - COLI 2014 Annual Average Based on: A newly built home of approximately 2,400 square foot with 3-bedrooms, 2 full baths, living room, dining room, one fireplace, utility room, fully finished basement and attached 2-car garage on 8,000 square foot lot. Source: C2ER - COLI 2014 Annual Average Based on: An apartment complex built within the past 10 years of approximately 950 square feet with 2-bedrooms, 1½ or 2 full baths. Water and sewer included in rent. 

Cost of Goods & Services

CITY COMPOSITE GROCERY HOUSING UTILITIES TRANSPORTATION HEALTH CARE MISC GOODS & SERVICES
Los Angeles, CA 135.5 104.8 205.1 112.2 112.1 112.2 106.3
Seattle, WA 126.9 111.7 165.6 98.3 118.1 116.6 113.5
Portland, OR 125.1 114.4  160.9 90.8 111.7 114.3 116.2
Denver, CO 107.5 98.5  124.4 97.7  101.5 103.8 102.5
Las Vegas, NV  106.0 111.5 107.5 90.7  104.7  102.5 108.2
Orlando, FL 100.0  101.6  93.5  108.4  99.2 93.3 103.7
National Average 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Colorado Springs, CO  97.4  93.6  98.9  93.7  98.6  104.1  97.6
Reno, NV 97.2 106.1 86.3 81.5 107.4 94.7 104.5
Phoenix, AZ 96.2 100.6 92.9 96.5 103.0 101.6 93.6 
Dallas, TX 95.8 101.5 75.4 102.8 100.2 100.0 106.6
Spokane, WA 95.6 91.9 87.9 78.9 103.3 111.8 104.3
Boise, ID 94.7 93.6 86.5 88.6 106.1 103.9 98.8
Salt Lake City, UT 94.4 97.1 91.3 93.8 101.6 94.9 93.2
Raleigh, NC 93.3 101.9 77.8 101.2 100.4 103.6 96.4
Albuquerque, NM 92.4 95.4 77.7 89.0 101.2 97.5 100.9

Council for Community & Academic Research Annual Report 2014

Colorado Springs Population

  Colorado Springs  El Paso County Colorado United States
Population, 2014 estimate  446,439  663,519  5,355,866 318,857,056
Population, 2013 estimate  439,886  655,453  5,272,086 316,128,839
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base  417,341  622,261  5,029,324 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014  6.9%  6.6%  6.5% 3.3%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013  5.4%  5.3%  4.8% 2.4%
Population, 2010  416,427  622,263  5,029,196 308,747,716
Source: US Census Bureau         

Colorado Springs Key Industries & Major Attractions

Key Industries
Major Attractions
Aerospace/Defense/Homeland Security Cave of the Winds
Clean Technology Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Customer Support/Financial Services/ Back Office Garden of the Gods
Data Storage, Software IT Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain
Healthcare Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame & American Cowboy Museum
Higher Education Sky Sox Minor League Baseball
Manufacturing United States Air Force Academy
Medical Innovation & Technology United States Olympic Headquarters and Training Center
National Nonprofits  
Sports & Sports Related Organizations  
Source: Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance Quick Facts Source: www.Springsgov.com

Colorado Springs Top Employers & Schools

Top Ten Private Sector Employers (Excluding School Districts)
Largest Post-Secondary Schools in the City

Students

Lockheed Martin Corporation Pikes Peak Community College 14,114
Progressive Insurance Company University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 9,777
The Broadmoor Hotel United States Air Force Academy 4,423
United Services Automobile Association (USAA) Colorado Technical University 2,947
Verizon Business Colorado College 1,983
Atmel Corporation Nazarene Bible College 888
Northrop Grumman Corporation University of Phoenix 727
Compassion International Intellitec College 569
Colorado College Everest College 500
Intelligent Software Solutions, Inc. National American University 482
Source: Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance (April 2013) Source: Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance (April 2013)