Vibrant mountain community north of Colorado Springs

Welcome to Monument

Stepping into Monument is like finding a world with hip vibes and an innate sense of tranquility. Located just north of Colorado Springs, the town is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages, including retirees and young families. Locals love Monument for its beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, and proximity to various amenities, including a buzzing downtown area where every street corner promises elegance, zest, and fun.

Multiple types of homes are available in Monument, including single-family homes, condominiums, and townhouses. You can also find various neighborhoods to choose from, depending on your lifestyle and preferences. Whether you are looking for a luxury home in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains or a more affordable home in a quiet suburban neighborhood, you will surely find the perfect home in Monument.

What to Love

  • An embodiment of mountain allure
  • Strategically positioned for city accessibility
  • A perfect blend of vibrancy and tranquility

Local Lifestyle

Monument is for those who wish to have the best of both worlds. While its mountainous charm provides the perfect backdrop for serene evenings, its prime location ensures you're never too far from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Residents relish this harmonious blend, which brings together the calm of nature and the convenience of city proximity.

As of October 2023, there are 40 single-family homes publicly listed in Monument. The highest list price is about $775,000 for a home with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and about 3,000 square feet. Meanwhile, the median list price in Monument is $600,000 (a lower total than most nearby communities). Monument homes are arranged in two clusters: one in south Monument east of Jackson Creek Parkway, and the other in central Monument west of Old Denver Road.

Dining and Entertainment

The Bistro on 2nd is a cozy restaurant serving classic American bistro dishes, such as steak frites, moules frites, and coq au vin. The restaurant has a romantic atmosphere, and the food is excellent.

La Casa Fiesta Restaurant is a family-owned and operated Mexican restaurant serving delicious food for over 60 years. The menu features a variety of Mexican classics, such as enchiladas, burritos, and tacos. Nearby Arlene's Beans is another casual Mexican restaurant serving delicious food in a relaxed setting. The menu features a variety of Mexican dishes, such as burritos, tacos, and quesadillas.

Broken Bones BBQ is a popular spot for barbecue lovers. The restaurant offers a variety of smoked meats, including brisket, ribs, and chicken. The barbecue is cooked to perfection, and the sides are delicious.

Rosie's Diner is a classic American diner serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menu features a variety of diner classics, such as burgers, fries, and milkshakes.

Things to Do

Monument never falls short when it comes to recreational opportunities. Whether you're a lover of outdoor activities or someone who prefers more urban engagements, the neighborhood promises something for everyone. From hiking trails to trendy local cafes, Monument is a hub of activities waiting to be explored.

Monument is located in a beautiful area with plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, fishing, and camping. There are several trails in the area, including the Santa Fe Regional Trail, a 15-mile paved trail from Palmer Lake to Monument. Monument is also home to several lakes and reservoirs, including Monument Lake, a popular spot for fishing and swimming.

One of the most popular events is the Monument Arts Festival, which is held every June and features a variety of art booths, live music, and food trucks. Monument also hosts various family-friendly events throughout the year, such as the Monument Easter Egg Hunt and the Monument Fourth of July Parade.


Lewis-Palmer School District 38 serves Monument residents.

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.


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39.8 years

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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.


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47.85 / 52.15%

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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.
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St Peter Catholic School
PreK - 8th
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Bear Creek Elementary School
PreK - 6th
Family Of Christ Child Development Center
PreK - K
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