The municipality of Fort Carson, Colorado is situated in the Colorado Springs metropolitan area.
Most areas in Fort Carson are very quiet, as the streets tend to be very calm.
In Fort Carson, around two thirds of buildings are townhouses, and small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. The median year of construction for houses in this municipality is 1984. This part of the Colorado Springs metropolitan area is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly 95% of the population of this municipality rent their home whereas the remainder are owners.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Fort Carson and therefore they can be an extended walk away. Concerning eating, it is very rarely practical for house buyers in this part of the Colorado Springs metropolitan area to shop for groceries on foot. Residents can enjoy around 10 restaurants and cafes.
Fort Carson is very car friendly. Nearby highways, such as US Highway 87, are reasonably easy to drive to from any home in this part of the Colorado Springs metropolitan area, and it is very convenient to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Fort Carson is not very frequent. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the municipality. Fort Carson is not very well-suited for walking as very few common errands can be run without the use of a car.