City of Colorado Springs / Community Portal / Your Government

Your Government

The City of Colorado Springs is dedicated to making government more accessible, open, and transparent.  We encourage an on-going dialog with our Citizens.

Each of our portal pages brings together information from across our City website ""
as well as relevant information from other web sites.  
Something else you would like to see on these pages? 
Please feel free to send the Webmaster an email. 
We look forward to hearing from you.


Your Leadership   Committees, Commissions and Boards   Your Money


City of Colorado Springs



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)


Land Use

Area in Square Miles: 194.68 (2010)

Street Lane Miles: 7,431 (2010) (5)

Parkland Acres: 15,428 (2010)




El Paso County


State of Colorado


Federal -















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