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People

Total Population 6,252
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 7.4%
Employed Population 16+ 2,806
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 67.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.9%
Median Earnings25+ $46,146
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,547

Wealth

Median Family Income $94,784
% Above Poverty Level 95.8%
% Below Poverty Level 4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 13%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 11.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,642
Median House Value $323,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.5%
US/American 2.4%
English 15.7%
Irish 17.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Monument Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 18 miles N of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County El Paso
Metro Area Colorado Springs
Standard Zip Codes 80132
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.091
Longitude -104.872

Monument Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MONUMENT
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 38 F
Apr Temp 29 to 56 F
Jul Temp 52 to 81 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 22.1 inches
Station RUXTON PARK
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 32 F
Apr Temp 19 to 44 F
Jul Temp 40 to 70 F
Oct Temp 23 to 52 F
Annual Precip 24 inches
Station FLORISSANT FOSSIL BED
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 39 F
Apr Temp 21 to 53 F
Jul Temp 41 to 78 F
Oct Temp 22 to 60 F
Annual Precip 14.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Colorado Springs 442,040 $69,058
Green Mountain Falls 671 $87,159
Larkspur 248 $60,833
Manitou Springs 5,211 $84,333
Palmer Lake 2,529 $73,088
Woodland Park 7,155 $79,856

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Monument High Schools

LEWIS-PALMER HIGH SCHOOL
1300 HIGBY ROAD
719-488-4720
Serves 1,681 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.7

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