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East Colorado Springs Neighborhood Guide Colorado Springs, CO

About

East Colorado Springs, Colorado is a vibrant and diverse neighborhood located in the center of Colorado Springs. The neighborhood is bordered by the Union Blvd to the west, Austin Bluffs Pkwy to the east, and it extends from Platte Ave to the North Union Blvd in the south. This part of the city is a blend of commercial, residential, and recreational areas, offering a variety of amenities and activities. The popular Palmer Park, a large urban park with hiking and biking trails, is located in this neighborhood.

What You Will Love About East Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado

  • The variety of recreational activities, including hiking, biking, and picnicking at the beautiful Palmer Park.
  • Access to quality shopping and dining options along the bustling Union Blvd.
  • The neighborhood's central location, making it easy to get around the city.
  • The close-knit community and range of housing options, from single-family homes to apartments.

What's Nearby

Just a short drive west from East Colorado Springs is the lively downtown area, offering a variety of shops, restaurants, and galleries. The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is located to the north, making this neighborhood a popular choice for students. Additionally, the Colorado Springs Airport is just a 15-minute drive south.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in East Colorado Springs offers the perfect blend of city conveniences and outdoor recreation. Residents here enjoy quick access to both natural beauty and urban amenities. The neighborhood is known for its active, friendly community and diverse selection of homes.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 345 restaurants, 57 grocery stores, and 49 parks within a mile of the East Colorado Springs neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Walmart Grocery Pickup & Delivery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    1725 N Union Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Safeway

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    1121 N Circle Dr

  • GROCERY
    Sprouts Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    1.3 miles

    S Nevada Ave

  • GROCERY
    Cheapies Grocery Outlet

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.6 miles

    710 E Fillmore St

  • SHOPPING
    The Citadel

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    1.8 miles

    750 Citadel Dr E

  • SHOPPING
    My Candy at the Citadel Mall

    Health and Medicine, Optometrist, Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Candy Store, Shopping Mall

    1.8 miles

    750 Citadel Dr E

East Colorado Springs Apartments and Rentals

233 Rental properties in East Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO.

  • Oakridge on the Green property

    $900+

    Oakridge on the Green

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    500–700 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • Union Heights property

    $1,350+

    Union Heights

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    546–963 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • VIM property

    $1,339+

    VIM

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    388–1013 Sqft

    7 Units Available

  • 333 ECO property

    $1,499+

    333 ECO

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    490–1221 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Montecito property

    $1,095+

    Montecito

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    550–1000 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Stone Canyon property

    $1,017+

    Stone Canyon

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    670–885 Sqft

    5 Units Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
10.7%
12.1%
utilities
12.2%
1.7%
food
0.3%
3.8%
transportation
0.4%
4.2%
healthcare
5.5%
5.3%

East Colorado Springs Demographics

people in their homes

East Colorado Springs Reviews

people smiling
  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 2 of 4 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    Yes

    Say 2 of 4 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 2 of 4 renters

East Colorado Springs Transportation

walk bike and transit

Somewhat Walkable

60/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Bikeable

58/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

33/100
1 other stop

Dewitt Transportation

Other

3106 N Stone Ave

Source: foursquare.com

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Neighborhoods Around East Colorado Springs

NeighborhoodStudioAvg RentAnnual Change
DowntownNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$1,669--
PowersNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$1,349
25%
Divine RedeemerNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$850--
Southeast Colorado SpringsNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$1,025
1%
Northeast Colorado SpringsNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$1,439
15%
Old Colorado CityNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado----
Palmer ParkNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado----
Patty JewettNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado----
Knob HillNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$1,078
2%
Village SevenNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$1,050--
Park HillNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$1,154--
Memorial ParkNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$795
13%
Central Colorado CityNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$1,669--
Venetian VillageNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado----
Rustic HillsNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$925
14%
Gateway ParkNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$1,349
13%
EastboroughNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$937--
Pikes Peak ParkNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$1,002--
Spring CreekNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$925
5%
Holland ParkNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$1,439
15%
Pleasant ValleyNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado----
Springs RanchNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado----
Vista GrandeNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado----
Pulpit RockNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado----
RockrimmonNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$2,093
12%
HillsideNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado----
Stratton MeadowsNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado$875
7%
NorwoodNeighborhood in Colorado-springs, Colorado----