Reasons to Live in Colorado Springs
With its stunning mountain vistas, nearly 300 days of sunshine, relaxed, unassuming lifestyle, and great neighborhoods, Colorado Springs is not only a great place to visit, but a great place to live as well.
And the rest of the nation takes note! We’re consistently ranked on many “Best Places” lists – We were ranked #5 on U.S. News & World Report’s list of the “Best Places to Live” in 2015, and Money Magazine selected Colorado Springs as the best big city in America in 2006.
Plenty to See, Plenty to Do
The quaint feeling of a small town with all the amenities of a big city, Colorado Springs has it all. Life in Colorado Springs is never boring with a myriad of recreational activities and an abundance of natural beauty. Enjoy nature at its finest. With Pikes Peak, Pikes National Forest, and many other attractions right at your doorstep including:
- Parks and Trails
- Rock Climbing
- Hot Air Balloons
- Mountain Biking
- River rafting
People are drawn to the Colorado Springs area for many reasons. The area has abundant recreational opportunities, a vibrant arts community, great shopping and a quality of life that is unmatched. The air and water here is clean and fresh. We have award-winning schools and world-class colleges and universities.
CNN Money named Colorado Springs one of the most business-friendly cities in the nation. This region boast a highly talented and educated work force, and is replete with unique and exciting career opportunities. Many young professionals choose to start their career in Colorado Springs.
Careful planning and prudent growth management have allowed the city to grow gracefully. Since 1960, Colorado Springs’ population has grown from just 70,000 residents to more than 432,000 with over 660,000 people in the entire Pikes Peak Region.
Enjoy the Benefits of a Lower Cost of Living in Colorado Springs
Everyone wants to know how far their money will go in a new community. Colorado Springs compares very favorably with other cities its size. The cost of living in Colorado Springs – taxes, utilities, and transportation – are well below the national average of cities such as Phoenix, St. Louis, Houston, and San Diego, giving you the opportunity to focus on the things that matter and enjoy the beautiful Colorado scenery.