Fountain real estate market overview
- Average Monthly Rent: $1,459
- Home Price/Value Percentage Change: -3.00%
- Median Home Value: $397,267
- Best Time To Sell a Home: July
- Affordability Index: Moderate
- Days To Sell a House: 42
- Job Market: Fair
- Public School Ranking: 24
Location and weather
Fountain is 16 miles southeast of Colorado Springs and 85 miles south of Denver. It's on the high, flat plain at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, in eastern central Colorado. To the east of the city are rolling prairie lands and to the north is Monument Divide. Originally a resort destination, the town was named for Fountain Creek.
Fountain has warm summers, and the cold, dry winters. The high summer temperatures are in the high 80's with lows in the low 60's. The winter high temperatures are in the mid-40's with low temperatures in the 20's.
Population, job market and cost of living
Fountain's population in 2023 is 30,990 with a growth rate of 1.29%.
The job growth has decreased by -3.33% over last year. Ten-year future predicted job growth is 50.73%. The major industries are Public Administration, Retail Trade, and Health Care & Social Assistance. The largest companies to work for are Groendyke Transport, Camping world, Edw. C. Levy Co., Peak Vista CHC and Ent Credit Union.
The cost of living is moderate due to the Fountain real estate market and availability of affordable housing. With its strong and diverse job base, job growth, scenic location, proximity to Colorado Springs and moderate cost of living, Fountain will continue to attract those who want to work and play in this scenic city.
Fountain real estate market details
- Mesa Ridge
- Cross Creek
- Little Ranches
- Country Club Heights
There has been a -3.0% decrease in median home value over the last year. As of 2023, the median home value is $397,267.
The best time to sell a home for the highest valued sale is during July. For the quickest sale, homeowners should sell in July.
The affordability index in Fountain is 104. This number indicates moderate affordability in this city.