Demographics and Trends


Kids at ParkSince the 1990’s the city has been experiencing double-digit growth, reaching 32,151 today

The city serves as the commercial spine to the greater Fountain Valley. The Valley is comprised of both unincorporated El Paso county and City of Fountain,  
gravitating a population of 109,639.

The city's origin began as a suburban market, as a natural neighbor to the Fort Carson Army Installation and a part of the overall Colorado Springs MSA region. Today, the city has grown into a vital economic engine contributing to regional business development initiatives; whereby cultivating healthy job creation and expanding quality of life services/amenities for our community.  

Click Here for  "About Us" profile on the City of Fountain

Click Here for  Military Snapshot report

Click here for City’s Community Map 

Click here for Housing Development Map

Click here for Traffic Counts Map 

Commercial Development Areas

The City of Fountain has 6 distinct commercial development areas to encourage business fulfillment for job creation and avail community goods and services.  These areas include: 

  • South Academy Highlands
  • N. US 85 Opportunity Zone
  • INFILL/ Mesa Ridge
  • Olde Town
  • Front Range Dual Service Rail Park
  • Pikes Peak International Raceway

As the second-largest city in El Paso county, Colorado, the City of Fountain works among auxiliary agencies for its site plan approval process and is experiencing strong business development interest.

To learn about the Commercial Development Areas in the City of Fountain, please visit our site page. 

Retail Marketplace

Growth ProjectionsClick here for Retail Lifestyle Profile Report 

By the year 2050, a 51,300 population has been forecasted for the City of Fountain and respective growth for the greater Fountain Valley, Pikes Peak region, and Front-Range CO corridor.

This means a continuing great opportunity for business development and lifestyle services needs of the community.

With our community segment profiles concentrated in "Up and Coming Families" and "Middleburg" populous segments; reflective of an average age of 32 and active wage-earner lifestyles, retail is a sweet spot in our economy.

Please visit our Retail Section to learn more about activity and data on Fountain's marketplace.