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Turning Dreams into Successful Ventures

Thanks to Colorado Springs’ low business and living costs, innovative atmosphere, and robust economy, it’s easy for professionals to establish roots and launch a successful career or business.

Attracting professionals from all backgrounds, Colorado Springs offers employment and business opportunities in high-growth, next-generation industries such as cybersecurity, medical innovation, and digital technology. These plentiful opportunities, combined with short commutes, create a very positive experience for residents.

Starting Up & Relocating

Professionals who start up or relocate to the Colorado Springs region will appreciate the ease of doing business in the area. Whether businesses are seeking office space, location assistance, or professional networks, our Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC team will ensure that businesses receive confidential and comprehensive support every step of the way.


From historic bungalows close to quaint shops in Old Colorado City, to homes with acreage in the rolling plains east of the city, the region offers a diverse range of housing options to choose from in one of the most affordable housing markets in the state.

Innovative Atmosphere

Colorado Springs attracts professionals from all backgrounds by offering employment and business opportunities in high-growth, industries such as: 

  • IT and cybersecurity  
  • Health and medical innovation  
  • Digital technology  
  • Space research  
  • Tourism  
  • Sports and outdoors 
  • Finance and business services 

Facts & Figures

Unemployment Rate (December, 2018)
Median Household Income
Median Home Value
Median Monthly Rental Cost
New Residential Housing Permits in the Past Year
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Housing Cost Comparison

Washington, DC$1,041,970
Los Angeles, CA816,438
Seattle, WA813,440
Boston, MA716,119
Portland, OR616,272
Chicago, IL517,211
Denver, CO515,298
Reno, NV463,121
Las Vegas, NV447,464
Spokane, WA399,028
Salt Lake City, UT396,378
Dallas, TX389,520
Boise, ID349,211
Phoenix, AZ334,870
Albuquerque, NM*314,593
Raleigh, NC284,183
Source: C2ER - COLI 2019 Annual Average; *Source: C2ER - COLI 2nd Quarter 2019
Based on: A newly built home of approximately 2,400 square feet with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, living room, dining room, one fireplace, utility room, fully finished basement and attached 2-car garage on 8,000 square foot lot.
Best City to Find a Job WalletHub 2019
Most Desirable Place to Live for IT Professionals CompTIA 2019
Best Place to Live U.S. News & World Report 2019

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