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City of Colorado Springs
Form of Government
Council-Mayor: Nine-member Council (five Council members elected at-large, and four elected by district) and a popularly elected mayor as the City’s chief executive.
Population: 428,277 (2012 est.)
College Population: 38,267 (Fall 2010) (1)
Median Age: 34.9 (2009) (1)
Median Household Income: $53,359 (2009) (2)
Average # of Days of Sunshine: 279 (3)
Average Annual Precipitation: 16.2 inches (4)
Area in Square Miles: 194.68 (2010)
Street Lane Miles: 7,431 (2010) (5)
Parkland Acres: 15,428 (2010)
1 Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation Fact Sheet (2009)
2 American FactFinder (2009). Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories
3 National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office, 30 year average (2010)
5 The Streets Division began recording street miles as lane miles in 2008/2009 rather than centerline