Overview for Monument, CO

15,371 people live in Monument, where the median age is 43.1 and the average individual income is $45,533.62. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,371

Total Population

43.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$45,533.62

Average individual Income


Welcome to Monument

Experience an intoxicating enthusiasm for sports

Monument is a suburb in Colorado Springs with a population of 7,691. It is located north of the United States Air Force Academy and Briargate. The neighborhood offers a tranquil retreat from the eventful town life in Denver and Colorado Springs. The area is endowed with trails and parks, especially around the Tri-lakes region, which is a tourist favorite.

What to Love

  • Peaceful community
  • Great neighborhoods
  • Proximal location
  • Outdoor activities

Local Lifestyle

Most of the residents at Monument own their homes, and the town has a rural appeal. Monument is a hub for small businesses ranging from boutiques, restaurants, and local galleries giving the area a lively culture. Residents enjoy living in this small town with unique attractions, community-centered activities, endless trails for outdoor enthusiasts, and beautiful greens for golf outings.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Monument hosts a Denver mansion where the famous Titanic survivor, Molly Brown, lived and is now open to the public. Other attractions in the area include the Denver Art Museum and the performing arts complex that features several events, including Jerry Seinfield and Nutcracker. On your way to the south, there are The Springs, with famous microbreweries and sports attractions. The United Air Force Academy hosts the Thunderbird Show during every major academy event.

Things to Do

During winter, Monument hosts the annual Holiday Open house that welcomes the season through sales promotions at the ancient downtown shops. In summer, guests and residents enjoy art activities and concerts at the park. 

Do you enjoy biking? Cycle along the historic Santa Fe Trail leading up to Colorado Springs and soak up the breathtaking views on your way. If you are a golf enthusiast, ensure to visit some of the golf courses in the neighborhood, including the 18-hole Woodmoor Country Club. Living in Colorado implies that you enjoy the mountain environment. At Pike National Forest, guests can enjoy mountain biking, rock climbing, and hiking, especially during weekends. You can also rent a Cabin at the location to soak in Colorado's landscape.

Schools

Monument is within D-38 schools, which includes two high schools (grades 9-12), one middle school (grades 7-8), and five elementary schools (PreK to grade six). Some of these include:

  • Lewis-Palmer, Grades 9-12, offers excellent education for Monument's residents and stands out for its math and reading proficiency rankings
  • Palmer Ridge, Grades 9-12, ranks 34th in Colorado and is highly preferred by residents in the Monument neighborhood

Demographics and Employment Data for Monument, CO

Monument has 5,522 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Monument do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,371 people call Monument home. The population density is 772.2 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,371

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

43.1

Median Age

50.15 / 49.85%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
5,522

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$45,533.62

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Monument, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Monument. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
St Peter Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Bear Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Family Of Christ Child Development Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available

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