Manitou Springs is a very small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 4,832 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Manitou Springs is the 92nd largest community in Colorado. Manitou Springs has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Housing costs in Manitou Springs are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Also of interest is that Manitou Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 25.08% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Being a small city, Manitou Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Manitou Springs. 56.47% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Manitou Springs in 2018 was $49,738, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $198,952 for a family of four. However, Manitou Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Manitou Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manitou Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Manitou Springs include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Manitou Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Japanese.