Manitou Springs, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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Manitou Springs, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Manitou Springs had a population of 5,223 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Manitou Springs, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,223
Population in Households 5,176
Population in Familes 3,395
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 1,655
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $63,756
Average Household Income $88,137
Per Capita Income $44,210


Total Housing Units 2,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,390 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,238 (43.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 215 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $373,091
Average Home Value $472,194


Total Households 2,628
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 1,269
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.55% 0.53%
Households 0.59% 0.59%
Families 0.37% 0.31%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

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, 2018 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 # 111 76th
Population Density # 110 76th
Diversity Index # 327 29th
Median Household Income # 165 64th
Per Capita Income # 80 83rd

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