Living in Black Forest, CO

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-11

Black Forest SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
9
Commute
4

Black Forest, CO Cost Of Living

142
Black Forest's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average

Black Forest, Colorado Info Snack

Black Forest is a census-designated place (CDP) in El Paso County, Colorado, near Colorado Springs. The population was 13,116 at the 2010 census. Black Forest is named such for the high density of Ponderosa Pines located in a generally small area. In 2006, residents voted against a proposal to incorporate as a city.
Population
14,274
Unemployment
2.8%
Poverty
1.6%
Median Home
$516,500
Median Income
$118,453
Median Rent
$2,550

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Map Of Black Forest, CO

Population over time in Black Forest

Year Population % Change
2017 14,274 0.6%
2016 14,188 5.0%
2015 13,506 4.6%
2014 12,918 -0.3%
2013 12,959 -3.2%
2012 13,391 -1.6%
2011 13,607 0.1%
2010 13,595 1.0%
2009 13,454 -

Race / Ethnicity in Black Forest

White
85.6% (12,212)
African American
0.9% (126)
American Indian
0.2% (27)
Asian
1.6% (229)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.7% (391)
Hispanic
9.0% (1,289)
Race Black Forest CO USA
White 85.6% 68.3% 61.1%
African American 0.9% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 3.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.0% 21.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Black Forest, Colorado

Less than $10,000
1.4% (20,136)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.9% (12,478)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.8% (39,988)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.1% (72,887)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.3% (90,471)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.3% (133,012)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (196,540)
$100,000 to $149,999
25.5% (363,302)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.9% (198,242)
$200,000 or more
21.0% (300,341)
Income Black Forest CO USA
Less than $10,000 1.4% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.9% 3.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.8% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.1% 8.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.3% 12.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.3% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 25.5% 16.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.9% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 21.0% 7.9% 7.0%

Gender in Black Forest

Female
52.1% (7,433)
Male
47.9% (6,841)
Gender Black Forest CO USA
Female 52.1% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Black Forest for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (285)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (428)
High School / GED
11.0% (1,570)
Some College
17.0% (2,426)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,284)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (4,567)
Master's Degree
21.0% (2,997)
Professional Degree
3.0% (428)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (285)
Education Black Forest CO USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 11.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 25.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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