Approximately 3,900 people live and work in Old Colorado City, a neighborhood of Colorado Springs. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Colorado Springs market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby Southwest Colorado Springs and West Colorado Springs.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Old Colorado City's cost of living is about 58% lower than in nearby Southwest Colorado Springs. On average a household in Old Colorado City spends $43.2K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Southwest Colorado Springs, which come to around $101.8K/year.
The neighborhood of West Colorado Springs is somewhat different from Old Colorado City in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in Old Colorado City is 18, while in West Colorado Springs it's 27. In Old Colorado City, the average household size is 1.97 people, and it's 2.16 people in West Colorado Springs. Of households in Old Colorado City and West Colorado Springs, 20% and 22% have children, respectively.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Use the full spectrum of tools at your disposal when hunting for a new apartment, like the ratings and reviews on this website. To give you a head-start on that research, one highly-trafficked area in Old Colorado City centers around W Colorado Ave. If you'd like to live only a short drive from important services and amenities, direct your attention here. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in Old Colorado City.
Wine and dine yourself in Old Colorado City with dinner at Metropolis and drinks at Thirsty's.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Old Colorado City, browse the Yelp page.
Local Schools and School Districts
Where you rent will heavily influence which schools your children attend. They could be eligible for enrollment in the Cheyenne Mountain School District 12 or the Colorado Springs School District 11. Schools near the apartments in Old Colorado City are Palmer High School, North Middle School and West Intergenerational Center. Though the information here is meant to give you a good approximation of the school district options near the apartments for rent in the area, it's generally a good idea to confer with local district officials for the ultimate word on what schools your children will attend.
The 41 elementary schools, 13 middle schools and 12 high schools in the Colorado Springs School District 11 have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Cheyenne Mountain School District 12, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. Colorado Springs School District 11 has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Cheyenne Mountain School District 12.