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Black Forest is in El Paso County, in the Colorado Springs metro area.

The community was named for the thick growth of ponderosa pines

The latitude of Black Forest is 39.013N. The longitude is -104.7W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,369 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,247.


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$77,085
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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25% of Black Forest residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Black Forest ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Black Forest was $30,786, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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45% of Black Forest residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Black Forest, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $786.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,477.


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El Paso County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Black Forest political report.

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The average commute time for Black Forest workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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