A more recently developed part of northern Colorado Springs, this area was named Northgate because of its proximity to the north entrance to the Air Force Academy. It covers approximately 54 square miles and is at an average elevation of 6,900 feet above sea level. Homes in this area typically come at a higher price point, and retail businesses in the vicinity have grown in recent years to support the growing population. With a popular location, being close to the Air Force Academy, I-25, shopping, dining, and public parks, its home to modern suburban communities like Flying Horse, Struthers Ranch and Wildwood at Northgate. Owners of real estate in this area always have stunning views of Pikes Peak.