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Manitou Springs, CO
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Manitou Springs profile

Living in Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs is a very small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 4,710 people and two associated neighborhoods, Manitou Springs is the 92nd largest community in Colorado. Much of the housing stock in Manitou Springs was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

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.

Of important note, Manitou Springs is also a city of artists. Manitou Springs has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Manitou Springs’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Manitou Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 23.26% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

As is often the case in a small city, Manitou Springs doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Manitou Springs. 55.52% 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 $55,929, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $223,716 for a family of four. However, Manitou Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Manitou Springs is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Polish.

The most common language spoken in Manitou Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Japanese.

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