Rock Creek Colorado Springs
Rock Creek is a sparsely populated CDP in Colorado Springs. Situated along Highway 115, Rock Creek lies to the south of Cheyenne Mountain State Park. Rock Creek is known for its beautiful scenery, quiet and peaceful environment, and a strategic location that provides quick and easy access to all parts of the city. Rock Creek has an area of only 0.27 sq miles and it has a population of just 58. It is referred to as a suburban neighborhood of Colorado Springs even though it offers all modern amenities to its residents.
Rock Creek has a hilly terrain and you can see rock outcroppings at many places in this neighborhood. You also see thick vegetation which includes cacti and Scrub Oak along these rock outcroppings. In addition to an attractive setting, what families find alluring about Rock Creek is its wonderful weather conditions and positive atmosphere for education. Median home prices in Rock Creek are high, standing at $434796. This is much higher than rest of Colorado Springs. Home prices in Rock Creek area have appreciated by nearly 7.7% in the past one year or so.
Economy of Rock Creek is strong and vibrant, reflected in its low unemployment rate (4.7%). This is less than the national average (5.2%). It means you can get a job quite easily to live comfortably along with your family here. However, the cost of living in Rock Creek is 24% higher than the national average which is attributed mainly to high real estate prices.
Being a very small area, commute time in Rock Creek is only 22 minutes. This is less than the national average commute time of 26 minutes. It means you spend less time on the roads driving your car and get more time to enjoy with your family.
Rock Creek schools are served by Fountain Fort Carson School District 8. Quality of education imparted by schools in Rock Creek is high, so you can rest assured about the education of your kids when moving to this neighborhood of Colorado Springs.
For recreation, there are many parks and wide-open spaces in Rock Creek. For the residents, the main attractions are Cheyenne Mountain State Park and Fort Carson.
As there are very few listings in this area, you should be ready to move in quickly. It would be better to talk to a local realtor to find you a beautiful home in your budget in this neighborhood of Colorado Springs.