According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fort Carson has an overall cost of living index of 117 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Colorado, Fort Carson has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Colorado's index of 112.
The standard of living in Fort Carson ranks as #4,630 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Colorado. By definition, that implies Fort Carson ranks as the #1,789 most expensive place in the Centennial State.
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Housing swings affordability the most between places in Colorado, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.