Home to approximately 6,000 people, the town of Fountain, CO is located between Colorado Springs and Pueblo in El Paso County. Sixty percent of homes here are valued between $150,000 and $299,000 with a median home price of $181,000 and a $1,460 median monthly mortgage payment. In addition to homes for purchase, Fountain offers a variety of rental property options ranging in monthly cost from $550 to $1500 depending on the size of the unit.
Nearly 60% of households earn between $50,000 and $150,000 per year and future job growth is projected to increase by 38%, which makes Fountain, CO a great place to put down roots. In addition to home affordability and job growth opportunity, the city also offers quality educational opportunities. Fountain has eight public schools and one private school serving children from Pre-Kindergarten through the twelfth grade. There are also a total of fifteen colleges and universities within 30 miles including the USAF Academy and the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs and Colorado University in Pueblo. Along with excellent education options, top quality healthcare facilities are conveniently located a mere ten miles away in Colorado Springs.
From big game hunting at High Game Adventures to dinner theatre at the Pikes Peak Opry to an abundance of parks and nature trails, this small city in Colorado offers a wide variety of activities for singles, couples and families. It is also the home of Pikes Peak International Raceway where you can take part in the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience. Fountain lies on twenty-four square miles of prairie land and rests in the shadow of the famous Pikes Peak. It is also said that the words to America the Beautiful were written after seeing the area from the top of Pikes Peak, and there is no questioning the view of purple mountains majesty from a home in Fountain, Colorado.