Colorado Springs, CO Community Information
At an elevation of 6,010 feet above sea level and an estimated population of over 390,000, Colorado Springs is the second-largest city in Colorado. Colorado Springs is a very desirable city to live and was recently ranked by Money Magazine as the #1 best place to live for cities with a population greater than 300,000. Colorado Springs has a pleasant climate with over 300 days of sunshine a year. Although we do see snow it usually doesn't stay on the ground for long. With tourist attractions like, the Garden of the Gods, The Broadmoor, Air Force Academy, Pike Peak, Manitou Springs, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Seven Falls, Cave of the Winds, US Olympic Training Center, and outstanding golf, Colorado Springs is truly a gorgeous place to live. Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado also offers many outdoor activities to occupy your free time. Colorado is well known for its’ outstanding hiking, camping, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, white water rafting, gorgeous scenery, and the best skiing in the country. Whether you're buying a Colorado Springs home, selling your home or relocating to Colorado Springs, the following information, resources and tools will help to guide your decision. My tools and links on the left side of this webpage can help you find information on Colorado Springs schools, Colorado Springs real estae, Colorado Springs government, Colorado Springs information/activities and much more.
Colorado Springs continually receives positive press from various sources and here are some of the reasons that Colorado Springs CO continues to be one of the best cities to live; Colorado Springs ranked 1st in CNNMoney.com’s Best Places to live, Colorado Springs ranked 4th best city in U.S. to live (5/8/07), Colorado Springs ranks in the Top 25 cities for “America’s best places to live and go to school”, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named a top 10 university, Colorado Springs is on Expansion Management’s “America’s 50 Hottest Cities” listing for 2007, Colorado Springs ranked fittest city in nation by Men’s Health in 2008, Colorado ranked as the most heart-healthy state by Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Colorado Springs ranked in the top 20 for cleanest air, Colorado Springs ranked 1st by Forbes.com for America’s Most Pet Friendly City, Colorado Springs ranked #1 city for dogs, Colorado Springs Utilities is 5th lowest in 300 city comparison, Colorado Springs ranked 7th best in ”The Best and Worst Cities for Data Centers” study, Colorado Springs ranks 11th as America’s techiest cities, Colorado Springs is a Budding Bio-Hub, Colorado Springs ranks 14th best location for those with a security clearance to find a job, Colorado Springs ranks 8th safest driving city according to All State Insurance, Colorado Springs is a beautiful city with emerging growth and steady economic expansion.
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