United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), Colorado is a census-designated community located in El Paso County, CO. The community?s primary feature is the 18,500-acre United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) site. (more)
The US Air Force Academy has been training and educating the Air Force officers since 1955; it is the youngest of the four armed services academies in America. More than 4,000 cadets within 40 squadrons attend USAFA, which is supported by an additional 2,000 military personnel and 1,600 civilians. The expansive grounds of the academy incorporate training encampments, athletic facilities and fields, a visitor center, officers? club, Air Force housing and homes, an airfield and the Academy Chapel. Cadets and Academy staffers have many activities available on site to fill their free time: 18 football fields, 13 soccer fields, 19 racquetball courts, four tennis courts, two pools, a five-story gym facility and a 2,900-seat Broadway auditorium serve the fitness and cultural needs of all Air Force Academy residents. Additionally, USAFA?s South Denver, CO location allows for convenient access to a world of educational, cultural and recreational venues. Denver and Colorado Springs, with respective populations of about 555,000 and 361,000, are two of the state?s largest metro cities. Denver is situated about one hour north of Air Force Academy, while Colorado Springs is about 20 minutes south. Major roadways in the region include Interstates 25 and 70, and U.S. Routes 85, 87 and 287. Real estate and military homes for sale in the US Air Force Academy area are affordable to buyers.
Air Force Academy Housing
Those seeking homes near USAFA will be pleasantly surprised by their options. Northern Colorado Springs has many new and established subdivisions that offer a variety of military housing for cadets and civilians. Homes near USAFA Prices range in price from the mid-$100,000s up to $700,000. (more)
Some properties outside of USAFA, such as those in the Abert Estates community, are zoned for horses. Other land properties have treed lots and beautiful views of Pikes Peak and Monument Rock. Homes in the Falcon View area have the advantage of easy access to both Denver and Colorado Springs. Other popular housing communities in the vicinity include Briargate, Black Forest, Northgate and Academy View. Condominiums and townhouses outside of central Colorado Springs are scarce, but undeveloped land is widely available.
Air Force Academy, Colorado Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Air Force Academy Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 23rd, 2019: homes priced around $511,768 compared to $525,031 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -3%. For Saturday, March 23rd, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.