According to the 2010 United States Census, the population of Colorado Springs was about 416,427 residents. The city is part of the greater Colorado Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a population of 645,613 at the time of the last Census. Colorado Springs is the second most populous city in the state of Colorado, only behind Denver.
According to the most recent 5-Year Estimate Survey, there were about 168,094 households in Colorado Springs. Of the households, 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living within them, 29.9% were single people living alone, and 8.2% were single people 65 years or older living alone. The average household size was about 2.49, the average family size was about 3.11, and the median age was about 35 years old.
The racial makeup of the city was as follows: 78.8% White residents, 16.1% Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.3% Black residents, 3% Asian residents, 1% Native American residents, and .3% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander residents. 5.5% of the population identified as an “other” race and 5.1% identified as two or more races.