Workforce and Employers


The 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, Fort Carson Army Installation, 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 Annual Economic Forum 
(by: College of Business)
        Business Infographic 
(coming soon) 

City of Fountain has 262 businesses with 23,510 employees

Top Employer List (City)

Fort Carson Military Base (homeland security)

Kroger/ Windigo 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