Colorado Springs has a population of over 400,000 people, making it the 2nd most populous city in the entire state of Colorado. Colorado Springs was named the Number 1 “Best Places to Live” in the Big Cities category of Money Magazine in 2006. In 2009, it won the same honor from Outside magazine. The city is known for being located in the mountains, and is at some points over one mile above sea level. Colorado Springs has a large tourism base, and because of that, is one of the most visited cities in all of Colorado.