Western Colorado Springs

Many residents say "The Westside is the best side," and while we don't have favorites, we understand their affection for this beautiful area.

Welcome to Western Colorado Springs

Discover the serene and picturesque Western Colorado Springs, where the rolling foothills and stunning land formations offer a soothing and captivating driving experience. This peaceful part of town boasts abundant wildlife, impressive trail systems, and lush vegetation, making it a perfect destination for nature lovers. City and county parks, including expansive Ute Valley and iconic Garden of the Gods are major attractions, drawing visitors from all over the city and, indeed, the nation.

 

For a slice of old world charm, Old Colorado City features some of the most historic buildings in the area, which have become retail shops, restaurants, and homes. Best of all, this area's proximity to the mountains means that the best outdoor recreation the city has to offer is just a short drive away. 

Overview for Western Colorado Springs, CO

475,282 people live in Western Colorado Springs, where the median age is 34.9 and the average individual income is $37,979. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

475,282

Total Population

34.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$37,979

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Western Colorado Springs, CO

Western Colorado Springs has 188,699 households, with an average household size of 2.48. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Western Colorado Springs do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 475,282 people call Western Colorado Springs home. The population density is 2,426.93 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

475,282

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.9

Median Age

50.12 / 49.88%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
188,699

Total Households

2.48

Average Household Size

$37,979

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Western Colorado Springs, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Western Colorado Springs. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Woodmen-Roberts Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
The Vanguard School (Elementary)
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Buena Vista Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Queen Palmer Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Trailblazer Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Giving Tree Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
The Colorado Springs School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Colorado International Language Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Rockrimmon Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
2/5
High Plains Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Discovery Canyon Campus High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
The Classical Academy High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Discovery Canyon Campus Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Skyway Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Pinon Valley Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
The Vanguard School (Middle)
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Eastlake High School of Colorado Springs
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Mountain Vista Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Evangelical Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 11th
No rating available
Mountain Song Community School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
James Irwin Charter Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Spring Creek Youth Services Center
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
No rating available
Foothills Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
The Classical Academy Charter
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
The Da Vinci Academy School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
The Classical Academy Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
Gold Camp Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Academy for Advanced and Creative Learning
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Stratton Meadows Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Divine Redeemer Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
The Hillsprings Learning Center
PRIVATE
3rd - 8th
No rating available
Mountain Vista Homeschool Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Cheyenne Mountain Junior High School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Cheyenne Mountain High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
4th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Stratton Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Galileo School of Math and Science
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Odyssey Early College and Career Options
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Born To The Golden Mountain Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Primrose School Of Briargate
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Colorado Springs Christian Schools
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Soaring Eagles Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Colorado Springs Charter Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Colorado Military Academy
PUBLIC
K - 11th
1/5
Mountain View Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Academy Endeavour Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Martinez Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Rocky Mountain Classical Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Springs Studio for Academic Excellence
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Bricker Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
James Irwin Charter Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Rocky Mountain Montessori Academy
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Primrose School Of Cottonwood Creek
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Primrose School Of Springs Ranch
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
Thomas MacLaren State Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Explorer Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Chinook Trail Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Fremont Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Springs Ranch Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Giberson Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Monterey Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
James Irwin Charter High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Atlas Preparatory Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
No rating available
Prairie Hills Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Academy International Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
James Irwin Charter Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Atlas Preparatory Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
Evangelical Christian Academy
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Pikes Peak Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 7th
No rating available
Mountain Ridge Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Legacy Peak Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Power Technical Early College
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
2nd - 5th
No rating available
Inspiration View Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Rocky Mountain Classical Academy Homeschool
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available