Homes For Sale In Fountain, CO

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Fountain, CO

Relocating to Fountain, Colorado, or aiming to increase your familiarity with the Greater Colorado Springs area? This guide will arm you with information to achieve both goals.

With information on the area’s real estate market, taxes, schools, weather, crime, commutes, and things to do, it will offer a manual on everything you need to know about the area. Let's Get Into It!

FAQ's - Things To Know About Fountain Colorado 

Fountain, Colorado is south of Colorado Springs and is home to Fort Carson Army base, one of the more popular bases we have here in the city. It is currently experiencing a lot of building and growth as its popularity rises.


POPULATION: 30,454 people

SIZE: 22.51 square miles

LOCAL AMENITIES: shopping, dining, entertainment

KNOWN FOR: Home To Fort Carson Army Base



FOUNTAIN, CO ELEVATION: 5,545 ft. Above Sea Level 

Fountain, CO Real Estate

The real estate market in Fountain, CO, is very similar to that of Colorado Springs.

As it continues to increase in popularity, partly due to the populous military installation, the market gets more competitive for homebuyers.

Still, it is also experiencing significant growth, as developers and builders frantically try to accommodate the demand for houses for sale in Fountain, CO.

*Monthly Fountain, CO Real Estate Market Reports Coming Soon!

Commuting in Fountain

On average, the everyday commute within Fountain, Colorado is shorter than the national average. The average commute time in Fountain is 23.6 minutes, whereas the national average is around 26 minutes. This discrepancy is likely due to its moderate size, which is 22.51 square miles.

The driving distance from Denver to Fountain, Colorado, is about one hour and 20 minutes. This commute makes for a relatively quick and efficient road trip. If you are looking for other ways to get from Fountain, CO to Denver, CO, there are flights from the Colorado Springs airport to the Denver International Airport. The short flight distance and short flight time make for an easy commute.

Weather Fountain, CO

The weather in Fountain is comparable to Colorado Springs. The average temperatures are almost the same, as well as the climate. On the other hand, the snowfall is significantly less than that of Colorado Springs, coming in at 32 inches per year, compared to Colorado Springs, which is 57 inches. This difference is due to its flatter landscape and distance from the Rocky Mountains.

Most days in Fountain are partly cloudy, making the sun less intense while keeping a dry and warm average climate. Also, the air quality in Fountain is generally on par with national averages.

Schools in Fountain, Colorado

The school district for Fountain is Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8. It is home to eight elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school.

Taxes in Fountain

Sales Tax

Sales tax is the combination of state, county, and city taxes. In Fountain, the total sales tax is 7.53%. The city is responsible for 3.4% of this, El Paso county 1.23%, and Colorado is responsible for the remaining 2.9%.

Income and Property Taxes

These taxes do not vary city to city and are the same for Fountain as they are for the rest of the Greater Colorado Springs area. For more information on these tax rates, check out our Moving to Colorado Springs post.

Crime Rates in Fountain, Colorado

Violent crime is defined as murder, assault, harassment, and more. Fountain’s violent crime rate is currently 21.4, which is just below the national average of 22.7.

Property crime, which can include burglary, theft, vandalism, and arson, comes in at a rate of 38.3. This makes Fountain’s property crime rate slightly higher than the national average, which is 35.4.

A Couple Of Things to do in Fountain, Colorado 

Fountain Creek Regional Park 

The most popular destination in Fountain is Fountain Creek. This park, which offers free access, features hiking, horseback riding, and a nature center. It is also a sanctuary for many wildlife species. This makes it a beautiful and relaxing sight to enjoy that immerses you in Colorado living. 

Shopping and Dining

Fountain is also a good place for commercial shopping and great restaurants. There are many locally-owned restaurants in Fountain, CO, throughout the city and plenty of commercial shopping places, making it central to everyone in the area. 

Recent Home Sales In Fountain

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Fountain, CO Homeowner's

Great News If You Are  A Fountain, CO Homeowner!

If you currently own a home in Fountain, CO, your home's value has increased year after year for some time now.

To the point that even those familiar with our incredible market and growth are still shocked to learn how much their home is worth.

If you are curious to know what your home is currently valued at in our market, feel free to utilize our automated Home Value Estimator tool below.

A win for everyone!

We are in direr need of more houses for sale in Fountain, CO! We have a list of military and civilian families that we are actively trying to help find and buy a Fountain home.

If you are in the least bit interested in the idea of selling your home, we would like to connect and see if we can create a win for everyone. 

You, by maximizing a lucrative return on your investment, and for the homebuyer, securing a home for their family in a desirable area, and likely, an incredible investment as well.

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