An enlargeable map of the four-county South Central Colorado Urban Area
An enlargeable map of the four-county South Central Colorado Urban Area

The South Central Colorado Urban Area comprises the Colorado Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area, the Pueblo Metropolitan Statistical Area, and the Cañon City Micropolitan Statistical Area in the central and south central region of the State of Colorado. With the exception of northern Teller County and small portions of northern El Paso County, the entire South Central Colorado Urban Area is drained by the Arkansas River and its tributaries. The South Central Colorado Urban Area is the southernmost of the three primary subregions of the Front Range Urban Corridor.

The South Central Colorado Urban Area had a population of 851,500 at the 2010 United States Census, and increase of 17.43% from the 2000 United States Census.[1] In 2010, 16.93% of Coloradans lived in the South Central Colorado Urban Area.

Extent

South Central Colorado Urban Area[1]

Core Based Statistical Area 2010 Census County 2010 Census 2000 Census Pop Change
Colorado Springs, CO MSA 645,613 El Paso County, Colorado 622,263 516,929 +20.38%
Teller County, Colorado 23,350 20,555 +13.60%
Pueblo, CO MSA 159,063 Pueblo County, Colorado 159,063 141,472 +12.43%
Cañon City, CO μSA 46,824 Fremont County, Colorado 46,824 46,145 +1.47%
Total 851,500 725,101 +17.43%

Municipalities

The 20 Municipalities of the South Central Colorado Urban Area[2]
Rank Municipality County CBSA 2010 Population
1 City of Colorado Springs El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 416,427
2 City of Pueblo Pueblo County Pueblo MSA 106,595
3 City of Fountain El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 25,846
4 City of Cañon City Fremont County Cañon City μSA 16,400
5 City of Woodland Park Teller County Colorado Springs MSA 7,200
6 Town of Monument El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 5,530
7 City of Manitou Springs El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 4,992
8 City of Florence Fremont County Cañon City μSA 3,881
9 Town of Palmer Lake El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 2,240
10 City of Cripple Creek Teller County Colorado Springs MSA 1,189
11 Town of Calhan El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 780
12 Town of Green Mountain Falls El Paso County
Teller County
Colorado Springs MSA 773
13 Town of Williamsburg Fremont County Cañon City μSA 662
14 Town of Rockvale Fremont County Cañon City μSA 487
15 City of Victor Teller County Colorado Springs MSA 397
16 Town of Coal Creek Fremont County Cañon City μSA 343
17 Town of Boone Pueblo County Pueblo MSA 339
18 Town of Brookside Fremont County Cañon City μSA 233
19 Town of Rye Pueblo County Pueblo MSA 153
20 Town of Ramah El Paso County Colorado Springs MSA 123

Constituent jurisdictions

The South Central Colorado Urban Area includes

Places over 100,000 inhabitants

Places with 10,000 to 100,000 inhabitants

Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants

Places with less than 1,000 inhabitants

and-

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 11, 2011.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-11. Retrieved 2011-04-18.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

Coordinates: 38°59′50″N 105°32′52″W / 38.9972°N 105.5478°W / 38.9972; -105.5478 (State of Colorado)