Fort Collins, Colorado 

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+13.6% since 2020

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8.9 / 5.4

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Best Places to Live in Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado is a vibrant city located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Home to many outdoor attractions such as Horsetooth Reservoir and Lory State Park, visitors can explore nature at its finest when visiting Fort Collins. There are also plenty of cultural attractions including museums and galleries. For entertainment, visitors can explore boutique shops and restaurants along with live music clubs and movie theaters. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an exciting night out, Fort Collins has something for everyone! Small-town complex/College town - Northern Colorado along the Front Range, 25 miles south of the Wyoming border.
State: Colorado
County: Larimer County
Metro Area: Fort Collins Metro Area
City: Fort Collins
Zip Codes: 80525 80526 80521 80524 80528
Cost of Living: 16.7% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5004 ft above sea level

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Fort Collins, Co Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Attractive downtown
Nearby mountains
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What Bert Has To Say About Fort Collins Metro Area

Fort Collins is an agricultural and high-tech center and college town at the northern end of Colorado’s Front Range. Colorado State University, a diversified university with an agricultural base, provides some amenities, a nice campus and ethnic diversity, but overall the town is more conservative than nearby Boulder. The downtown is a model college town with well-kept Victorian-era structures, a lively entertainment scene and plenty to do.


The unemployment rate in Fort Collins is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Collins jobs have increased by 3.5%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Collins's cost of living is 16.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fort Collins's Cost of Living

August, June and September are the most pleasant months in Fort Collins, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Larimer county remained very strongly Democratic, 56.2% to 40.8%. More Voting Stats

Fort Collins's population is 168,234 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 13.6%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 19.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Fort Collins is Real Estate: $487,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%.

Fort Collins public schools spend $9,884 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.5 students per teacher in Fort Collins. More Education

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Housing Market in Fort Collins

It's a good time to buy in Fort Collins. Home Appreciation is up 12.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Fort Collins is $487,800.
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Reviews for Fort Collins   71 Reviews
Not to live… - 3/11/2022
Moved my family here a few months ago and have been so disappointed. Housing is dismal - you get low quality and almost nothing for what you’re paying. The house we’re... Read More

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the train... - 12/13/2021
There is a high cost of living in all of Colorado, and there is a train that runs through the town a honks its horn for about 5 min straight which is very annoying... Read More

50 shades of white and impoverished - 7/22/2021
My family established our home in Larimer County in 1973; this area, Fort Collins, was a quaint, western-ish town we loved to visit. So I’ve visited FoCo multiple times... Read More

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