Air Force Academy, Colorado

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Air Force Academy, Colorado
F-15 Eagle on display
F-15 Eagle on display
Location of the Air Force Academy CDP in El Paso County, Colorado
Location of the Air Force Academy CDP in El Paso County, Colorado
Air Force Academy is located in the United States
Air Force Academy
Air Force Academy
Location of the Air Force Academy CDP in the United States.
Coordinates: 38°59′39″N 104°51′50″W / 38.9941855°N 104.8639219°W / 38.9941855; -104.8639219 (Air Force Academy CDP, Colorado)Coordinates: 38°59′39″N 104°51′50″W / 38.9941855°N 104.8639219°W / 38.9941855; -104.8639219 (Air Force Academy CDP, Colorado)[1]
Country United States
State State of Colorado
CountyEl Paso County
Government
 • Typeunincorporated community
Area
 • Total9.990 sq mi (25.873 km2)
 • Land9.990 sq mi (25.873 km2)
 • Water0.000 sq mi (0.000 km2)
Elevation6,788 ft (2,069 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total6,680
 • Density669/sq mi (258/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code[3]
USAF Academy 80840 & 80841
Area code(s)719
GNIS feature[2]Air Force Academy CDP

The Air Force Academy is a census-designated place (CDP) located in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. The CDP includes the developed portion of the United States Air Force Academy, including the cadet housing facilities. The CDP is a part of the Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. The USAF Academy post office (ZIP Codes 80840 and 80841 (for post office boxes)) serves the area.[3] At the United States Census 2010, the population of the Air Force Academy CDP was 6,680, while the population of the 80840 ZIP Code Tabulation Area was 6,682.[4]

Geography[edit]

The Air Force Academy CDP has an area of 6,393 acres (25.873 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

The United States Census Bureau initially defined the Air Force Academy CDP for the 1980 United States Census.

Air Force Academy CDP, Colorado
YearPop.±%
19808,655—    
19909,062+4.7%
20007,526−16.9%
20106,680−11.2%
2020—    
Source: United States Census Bureau
View from the south gate of the United States Air Force Academy.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "State of Colorado Census Designated Places - BAS20 - Data as of January 1, 2020". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 22, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "U.S. Board on Geographic Names: Domestic Names". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 22, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Look Up a ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved December 22, 2020.
  4. ^ "2010: DEC Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 22, 2020.

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