Workforce and Employers


Fountain, State of COThe City of Fountain is able to maximize it labor pool draw due to its optimal location along the front-range of Southern Colorado; known as the Pikes Peak region.
Fountain’s regional location, which includes Colorado Springs, has a talent pool of 285,000; the nearest city to the South, Pueblo has a talent pool of 61,000.

The State of Colorado largest employer, Ft. Carson Military Base, is the city’s direct neighbor to the West with a sustained enlistment of 13,815 with an exiting labor talent pool of approximately 500 per month basis. 

State Capital (75 miles) = 2,140,301 labor pool 

The Department of Defense presence along the entire front-range of CO quantifies to $27B economic impact; comprises 7.7% workforce. At the local level it replicates into a $12B regional impact with approximately 105,000 in job creation locally.

Median Salary = $63,025 vs. National Level = $60,550 Available

Business Clusters

 UCCS Quarterly Economic Report 
(July 2017)
        Business Infographic 
(coming soon) 

City of Fountain has 262 businesses with 23,510 employees

Top Employer List (City)

Ft. Carson Military Base (homeland security)

Kroger/ Advanced Logistics (transportation)

RMB Products (specialized manufacturing)

Pavestone (manufacturing)

Adesa (motorsports)

SCOTTS Miracle Gro (AG/manufacturing) 
Top Employer List (Regional)

Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Base

Colomex Inc.

City of Colorado Springs

Lockheed Martin Corp

Northrop Grumman Corporation

Penrose-St. Francis/Centura Health

T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc