Fort Collins, Colorado 

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Population

161,175

84% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$53,775

Avg. Home Price

$327,900

Best Places to Live in Fort Collins, Colorado

Small-town complex/College town - Northern Colorado along the Front Range, 25 miles south of the Wyoming border
Pros
-Attractive downtown
-Nearby mountains
-Educated population
Cons
-Home prices
-Economic cycles
-Cold winters

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Colorado
County: Larimer County
Metro Area: Fort Collins Metro Area
City: Fort Collins
Zip Codes: 80525 80526 80521 80524 80528
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5004 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fort Collins is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Collins jobs have increased by 2.34%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Collins's cost of living is 24.20% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Fort Collins's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Fort Collins's population is 161,175 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 83.66%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fort Collins is $327,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 31.24%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Fort Collins

It's a good time to buy in Fort Collins. Home Appreciation is up 13.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Fort Collins Real Estate.

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Reviews for Fort Collins    65 Reviews
Need a good job to live here - 10/20/2016
I have lived here since 1995. The cost of living here is way about average. The city has grown and housing, food, medical, everything has gone through the roof. Its... (Read More)

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Nice People and Nice Place to Live - 3/3/2016
I was in the Loveland and Fort Collins area for a while - I liked both, but found more fairness in the Ft Collins area. Honestly though both communities were nice... (Read More)

Fort Collins Over All - 11/16/2015
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)


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ZIP CODES IN FORT COLLINS, COLORADO
80525 80526 80521 80524 80528