South Central Colorado Urban Area

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The South Central Colorado Urban Area comprises the Colorado Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area, the Pueblo Metropolitan Statistical Area, and the Cañon City Micropolitan Statistical Area in the central and south central region of the State of Colorado. With the exception of northern Teller County and small portions of northern El Paso County, the entire South Central Colorado Urban Area is drained by the Arkansas River and its tributaries. The South Central Colorado Urban Area is the southernmost of the three primary subregions of the Front Range Urban Corridor.

The South Central Colorado Urban Area had a population of 851,500 at the 2010 United States Census, and increase of 17.43% from the 2000 United States Census.[1] In 2010, 16.93% of Coloradans lived in the South Central Colorado Urban Area.

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South Central Colorado Urban Area[1]

Core Based Statistical Area 2010 Census County 2010 Census 2000 Census Pop Change
Colorado Springs, CO MSA 645,613 El Paso County, Colorado !B9866588818880 622,263 !B9868443391866 516,929 !D0015907692803 +20.38%
Teller County, Colorado !B9899416477369 23,350 !B9900691405006 20,555 !D0019952721137 +13.60%
Pueblo, CO MSA 159,063 Pueblo County, Colorado !B9880229443708 159,063 !B9881401429033 141,472 !D0020847144100 +12.43%
Cañon City, CO μSA 46,824 Fremont County, Colorado !B9892458488290 46,824 !B9892604561083 46,145 !D0042189227641 +1.47%
Total !B9863452452209 851,500 !B9865059337655 725,101 !D0017468673852 +17.43%

Municipalities[edit]

The 20 Municipalities of the South Central Colorado Urban Area[2]
Rank Municipality County CBSA 2010 Population
1 ColoCity of Colorado Springs El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 416,427
2 PuebCity of Pueblo Pueblo County Pueblo MSA 106,595
3 FounCity of Fountain El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 25,846
4 CañoCity of Cañon City Fremont County Cañon City μSA 16,400
5 WoodCity of Woodland Park Teller County Colorado Springs MSA 7,200
6 MonuTown of Monument El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 5,530
7 ManiCity of Manitou Springs El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 4,992
8 FlorCity of Florence Fremont County Cañon City μSA 3,881
9 PalmTown of Palmer Lake El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 2,240
10 CripCity of Cripple Creek Teller County Colorado Springs MSA 1,189
11 CalhTown of Calhan El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 780
12 GreeTown of Green Mountain Falls El Paso County
Teller County
Colorado Springs MSA 773
13 WillTown of Williamsburg Fremont County Cañon City μSA 662
14 RockTown of Rockvale Fremont County Cañon City μSA 487
15 VictCity of Victor Teller County Colorado Springs MSA 397
16 CoalTown of Coal Creek Fremont County Cañon City μSA 343
17 BoonTown of Boone Pueblo County Pueblo MSA 339
18 BrooTown of Brookside Fremont County Cañon City μSA 233
19 Rye Town of Rye Pueblo County Pueblo MSA 153
20 RamaTown of Ramah El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 123

Constituent jurisdictions[edit]

The South Central Colorado Urban Area includes

Places over 100,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 10,000 to 100,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with less than 1,000 inhabitants[edit]

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