Monument

Monument

Foothills and rock outcroppings to the north, and rolling plains to the east. 

Welcome to Monument

The Town of Monument is a statutory town situated at the base of the Rampart Range in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Monument is bordered by Pike National Forest on the west, Colorado Springs and the United States Air Force Academy to the south, foothills and rock outcroppings to the north, and rolling plains to the east. 
 

The Lifestyle

An Outdoor Paradise

If you love the outdoors and enjoy spending time among mountains and canyons, Monument is for you. Although there is more to explore just outside of Monument, Monument offers over 30 miles of trails. The most popular hike is to Monument Rock and is 2.7 miles. This hike is dog-friendly and suitable for kids and beginners.
 
Another popular hike is Mount Herman Trail which is 2.2 miles round trip and has amazing views of Palmer Lake and the Air Force Academy.
 
 

What To Do

Local Attractions

Although hiking and spending time outdoors are the most popular things to do here, Monument offers a few other fun things to do. A few of our favorite things to do include golfing at Kings Deer Golf Club, playing a game or two of Pickleball at Monument Valley Park Pickleball Courts, or stopping at Ice Cave Cider House for a local orchard pressed cider.
 
 

The Food Scene

Amazing Local Restaurants

Some of our favorite local spots in Monument include The Bistro On 2nd for classic American dishes, La Casa Fiesta for amazing Mexican foods, and Serranos Coffee Company for a good cup of coffee or tea.
 
 

Favorite Local Business

Bella Casa

Bella Casa is our go-to home furnishings store. From home decor to original artwork to gifts, they have everything you could want for your home furniture needs! Click here to shop online.
 

Overview for Monument, CO

10,026 people live in Monument, where the median age is 39.8 and the average individual income is $44,204. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,026

Total Population

39.8 years

Median Age

High

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

$44,204

Average individual Income

Around Monument, CO

There's plenty to do around Monument, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

16
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
18
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Wine Seller, Drip Coffee House, and Flying Horse Wine and Spirits.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 2.46 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.97 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.68 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.92 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.78 miles 55 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Shopping 1.8 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Monument, CO

Monument has 3,689 households, with an average household size of 2.72. 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. 10,026 people call Monument home. The population density is 1,441.46 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,026

Total Population

High

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

39.8

Median Age

47.85 / 52.15%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,689

Total Households

2.72

Average Household Size

$44,204

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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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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