Monument SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Monument, CO Photos

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Monument, Colorado Info Snack

The Town of Monument is a statutory town situated at the base of the Rampart Range in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Monument is bordered by Pike National Forest on the west, Colorado Springs and the United States Air Force Academy to the south, foothills and rock outcroppings to the north, and rolling plains to the east. Monument was first settled as a stop along the Rio Grande Railroad in 1872, and the area was incorporated as a town called Henry's Station in 1879, but the name was later changed to Monument. The town population was 5,530 at the 2010 United States Census, an increase of 181% from the population of 1,971 in 2000.
Population
7,065
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
7.8%
Median Home
$354,400
Median Income
$103,981
Median Rent
$1,605

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Map Of Monument, CO

Population over time in Monument

Year Population % Change
2017 7,065 4.5%
2016 6,760 6.5%
2015 6,346 1.5%
2014 6,252 0.4%
2013 6,226 11.4%
2012 5,588 3.4%
2011 5,403 4.9%
2010 5,153 5.8%
2009 4,869 -

Race / Ethnicity in Monument

White
77.8% (5,498)
African American
1.7% (118)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.4% (168)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (13)
Two Or More
7.9% (556)
Hispanic
10.1% (712)
Race Monument CO USA
White 77.8% 68.3% 61.1%
African American 1.7% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 2.4% 3.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 7.9% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.1% 21.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Monument, Colorado

Less than $10,000
5.4% (38,351)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.4% (9,587)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.0% (49,437)
$25,000 to $34,999
1.2% (8,389)
$35,000 to $49,999
2.5% (17,377)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.1% (85,690)
$75,000 to $99,999
18.6% (131,532)
$100,000 to $149,999
28.5% (201,043)
$150,000 to $199,999
14.1% (99,473)
$200,000 or more
9.3% (65,616)
Income Monument CO USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 510.1% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.4% 346.9% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.0% 732.4% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 1.2% 812.5% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 2.5% 1213.1% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.1% 1782.4% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 18.6% 1364.7% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 28.5% 1694.4% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 14.1% 756.7% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 9.3% 786.8% 697.9%

Gender in Monument

Female
51.3% (3,624)
Male
48.7% (3,441)
Gender Monument CO USA
Female 51.3% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Monument for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (423)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (211)
High School / GED
7.0% (494)
Some College
16.0% (1,130)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (565)
Bachelor's Degree
36.0% (2,543)
Master's Degree
20.0% (1,413)
Professional Degree
3.0% (211)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (70)
Education Monument CO USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 7.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 36.0% 25.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 20.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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