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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Fort Collins, Colorado is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Fort Collins, Colorado is more expensive.

Overall, Fort Collins, Colorado cost of living is 113.40.

  COST OF LIVINGFort Collins, ColoradoUnited States
  Overall  113100
  Grocery  100.7100
  Health  104100
  Housing  145100
  Utilities  91100
  Transportation  96100
  Miscellaneous  98100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
relocation
Hi, I can transfer thru my job to relocate to CO, but I would have to live in Loveland, or Longmont area and interested in living in Fort Collins. What is the job... (read more)
Commuting to Broomfield
These comments are very helpful, I must say. My family lives in Austin, Tx. and we are probably going to relocate to Colorado soon. My husband's company was bought... (read more)
Low humidity
Fort Collins has a fairly dry climate. This makes winters as well as summers more pleasant. The winters are a little too cold and long for me, but just right for my... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Fort Collins Over All
I was born and raised in FTC and I now have 2 children growing up here. When I was growing up Fort Collins was an amazing place to live. It was safe with a lot of fun... (read more)
re: Fort Collins - Pros/Cons - 4/6/2008
Low crime yes...Low cost of living, and affordable...NOT. Housing, rent, taxes on property is horrible for a tourist town. It shouldnt be this high. Schools are not that... (read more)
re: 9 out of 10 for its size. 12 yr resident. Comp
I agree with the posts regarding the unfriendliness of the Fort & CO in general. There are many positives for Ft. Collins, but if you value personal connections &... (read more)
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