Best Places to Live in Colorado Springs


Briargate is near the center of the city, and is very popular with military families due to its proximity to the Air Force Academy, as well as excellent schools, shopping centers, and a YMCA.

The homes are large and relatively affordable, and the neighborhood is peaceful and family-friendly. Homes start at around $400K. See the latest listings here.

The Broadmoor

The Broadmoor is located south of the city, and is known to be one of the safest, wealthiest and most appealing neighborhoods in the area.

If you can stretch your budget, it’s a great place to live thanks to its beautiful historic and modern single-family homes, proximity to Broadmoor Hotel and Resort, and prestigious St. Paul Catholic School. Homes start at around $800K. See the latest listings here


Downtown neighborhoods like Old North End are perfect if you love history and have the budget for an expensive home. Many of its large, beautiful historic homes were built in the late 1800s, and are on the National Register of Historic Places.

You’ll be right in the middle of downtown Colorado Springs, with walkable access to shops, restaurants, bars and more. Prices can range from $300-$800K or more. See the latest listings here.

West Colorado Springs

Located near the Garden of the Gods and numerous other state and national parks, West Colorado Springs is ideal for outdoorsy families, with its peaceful homes, Rock Mountain views, and spacious homes. 

West Colorado Springs also has a top-rated school district and easy access to I-25 for commuting and getting into the city, and it’s close to Colorado College and UCCS. Prices tend to start around $300-$400K. See the latest listings here.


Another top destination for military families, Northgate is located right by the United States Air Force Academy, and it has a fantastic school district and is near Pikes Peak Community College.

Featuring cozy homes and a safe, family-friendly atmosphere, it also has plenty of shopping centers and restaurants. Prices start at between $350-$500K. See the latest listings here.