Manitou Springs, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Manitou Springs, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Manitou Springs had a population of 5,106 as of July 1, 2016. Manitou Springs ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Manitou Springs is located at latitude 38.8576 and longitude -104.9124 in El Paso County. The formal boundaries for the City of Manitou Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. El Paso County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,358 feet.

The City of Manitou Springs (GNIS ID: 2411021) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Manitou Springs is located within Monument Division of El Paso County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Manitou Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Manitou Springs: Manitou, Villa La Font.

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Manitou Springs, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,106
Population in Households 5,058
Population in Familes 3,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 1,618
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 2,568
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 1,256
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,301 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,266 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 270 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $339,894
Average Home Value $396,349


Median Household Income $53,762
Average Household Income $77,830
Per Capita Income $39,021
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.55%
Households 0.4% 0.59%
Families 0.32% 0.43%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Manitou Springs, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manitou Springs to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 110 76th
Population Density1 # 107 77th
Diversity Index2 # 321 30th
Median Household Income # 221 52nd
Per Capita Income # 97 79th

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