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Military center; home of the U.S. Air Force Academy
Colorado Springs is a city in El Paso County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for nearby mineral springs
The latitude of Colorado Springs is 38.833N. The longitude is -104.82W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,010 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 370,448.
The local economy boomed in the late 1800s and early 1900s, with the discovery of gold at Cripple Creek.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Colorado Springs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the El Paso County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Colorado Springs area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 80917 ZIP code.
19% of Colorado Springs residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Colorado Springs ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Colorado Springs was $22,496, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Colorado Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Colorado Springs include Boulder Crescent Place Historic District, North End Historic District, North Weber Street-Wahsatch Avenue Historic Residential District, Old Colorado City Historic Commercial District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Colorado Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $594. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,121.
Libraries in Colorado Springs include PPLD-Briargate Branch, PPLD-Cheyenne Mountain Branch, PPLD-East Library, PPLD-Old Colorado City Branch, PPLD-Penrose Library, PPLD-Rockrimmon Branch, PPLD-Ruth Holley Branch, PPLD-Sand Creek Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Colorado Springs include Colorado Springs Gazette
TV stations in Colorado Springs include KKTV, KRDO, KXRM.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KRCC.
El Paso County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Colorado Springs political report.
Colorado Springs restaurants taking online reservations include MacKenzie's Chop House, Walter's Bistro ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Colorado Springs workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 62 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Colorado Springs between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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Cons: Need more good quality restaurants.
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