Colorado Springs Neighborhoods


8 BEST Neighborhoods You Should Know About


Colorado Springs is on the Eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains and is full of beautiful sights for residents and visitors to explore. The locals also call it Denver’s small neighborhood to the south. It is one of the most heavily populated cities that keeps growing, with 735,480 people in the greater metro area. 

Some people think living in Colorado Springs may not be suitable because it’s too small, but it spreads over a larger area of 194.9 square miles. 

Colorado Springs has everything that most people are looking for in a community, and the growing number of residents is a testament to its popularity. So if you’re looking to move to Colorado Springs, make sure you check out these 8 neighborhoods. 


1. Briargate

Briargate is 15-20 minutes from downtown Colorado, and the top choice if you consider moving to Colorado Springs. It is full of well-planned subdivisions and one of the best school districts with amazing institutes like Rampart High School.

Homes for sale in Briargate are generally spacious single-family options that are set atop comfortably sized lots. The community was originally developed in the 1970s and 1980s, however, has been steadily expanding in recent years, offering a wide assortment of both well-established and newer housing,

Local Favorites:

  • Chapel Hills Mall
  • John Venezia Community Park
  • The Promenade Shops at Briargate


2. Rockrimmon

Rockrimmon is another cluster of neighborhoods in the Colorado Springs area, located in the northeast. The neighborhood is primarily residential and is one of the top neighborhoods in Colorado Springs. It is along Interstate 25 and around 8 miles from Downtown. Construction for most houses in the neighborhood finished in the 70s and the 80s, making it an old settlement. 

Most residents in the area are white-collar professionals and small business owners. It is an affordable district in the Colorado Springs area, making it a good option for those looking for more spacious residences. 

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3. Broadmoor

People looking for a luxurious neighborhood while relocating to Colorado Springs should consider the Broadmoor area. It features modern mansions, historic homes, and expansive single-family estates.

The neighborhood also offers amazing mountainous sights on each side. Several local politicians and celebrities also live in the Broadmoor area, with golf courses, spas, and everything you could need just a stone’s throw away.  

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4. Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley is right in the heart of Colorado Springs and is one of the most charming neighborhoods. Most houses in the neighborhood are small and finished in the 60s. The standard 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom type of home is the most common design in the pleasant valley.

So, if you are not looking for something too fancy, Pleasant Valley could be the best choice you make. The Pleasant Valley neighborhood is also one of the top tourist destinations so even though there might be increased traffic at times, it is still a highly desirable neighborhood in Colorado Springs.

Local Favorites:

  • Garden of the Gods Park
  • Red Rock Canyon Open Space
  • Westmoor Park

5. Peregrine

In the Northwest corner of Colorado Springs, Peregrine is one of the best neighborhoods, with a beautiful neighborhood. The neighborhood has over 1,000 homes, making it one of the most heavily populated areas in the Colorado Springs area.

It has some of the most notable schools you could send your children to in the Peregrine neighborhood, including the Air Academy High SchoolEagleview Middle School, and the Woodmen-Roberts Elementary School.

Local Favorites

  • Hiking
  • Picnic spaces fields.
  • Woodmen Valley Park & Marshall-Sprague Park


6. The Farm

The Farm neighborhood is in the north section of the Colorado Springs area. The neighborhood has grown incredibly in the past five years, as people are moving there. The average house size in the area is between 2,000-3,500 square feet.

The Farm is most famous for the recreational tracks and activities it offers. It has grown since the 60s and has now become one of the top neighborhoods in Colorado Springs. 

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7. Black Forest

Black Forest neighborhood is a community located near The Pineries Open Space and is run by an HOA (Homeowners Association). Most of the houses in the Black Forest neighborhood stretch over an acre at least. However, some of the houses may even be 5 acres large, making them ideal for families who want a big house with a farm.

The Black Forest neighborhood has security almost as good as a military base in Colorado Springs. The neighborhood is best for families who love outdoor activities and want fun activities they can do together.

Local Favorites:

  • The Pineries Open Space
  • Black Forest Regional Park
  • Falcon Regional Park



8. Westside

Downtown Colorado Springs may have an excellent reputation, but it is better in the Westside area, with unique places like Garden of the Gods and Red Rock Canyon Space to explore. Residents are always within walking distance from parks and hiking activities.

You are a 10-minute drive from the Downtown area, making it the perfect area to settle in.

Local Favorites:

  • Historic Walking Areas
  • Specialty Museums
  • Venice Canals Walkway


The Bottom Line


Colorado Springs has some of the BEST neighborhoods for people looking to start a new life. Residents of Colorado Springs are friendly, cooperative, and welcoming, which makes relocating to these neighborhoods even easier! Combined with the wide assortment of available real estate and plenty of amenities, recreation opportunities, and excellent schools, Colorado Springs is an amazing place to call home.

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