Black Forest is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Black Forest Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in El Paso County at latitude 39.0131 and longitude -104.7008. El Paso County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,369 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Black Forest Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 100.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.Photos of the local Black Forest, CO area
|Population in Households||12,556|
|Population in Familes||11,439|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.8|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,667 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,061 (87.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||423 ( 9.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||183 ( 3.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$426,792|
|Average Home Value||$476,921|
|Median Household Income||$107,246|
|Average Household Income||$129,454|
|Per Capita Income||$46,158|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.08%|
|Per Capita Income||4.0%|
The table below compares Black Forest to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 51||89th|
|Population Density1||# 393||14th|
|Diversity Index2||# 317||31st|
|Median Household Income||# 33||93rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 64||86th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.