Longmont, Colorado 

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+39.0% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

120.3 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

8.5 / 5.5

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Longmont, Colorado

Longmont, Colorado is a peaceful city located in Boulder County. Its natural beauty offers plenty of outdoor activities such as going for hikes and bike rides along trails like St Vrain Greenway and Union Reservoir Park. Visitors can also visit the nearby Rocky Mountain National Park for some breathtaking views. After exploring, sample delicious food from eateries like D'Deli or Pearl Dragon Chinese Restaurant. With its many attractions and cultural experiences, Longmont is the perfect destination for an unforgettable vacation! College town / suburban complex - 25 miles northwest of Denver at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range.
State: Colorado
County: Boulder County
Metro Area: Boulder Metro Area
City: Longmont
Zip Codes: 80504 80501 80503
Cost of Living: 20.3% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5332 ft above sea level

College-town atmosphere
Attractive downtown
Educational attainment
Cost of living and housing
Traffic and sprawl
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What Bert Has To Say About Boulder Metro Area

Boulder, home to the University of Colorado, is a lively and classic college town, with liberal politics, alternative social lifestyles and attitudes, and an assortment of trendy small businesses, restaurants, galleries, and entertainment venues. There is plenty to do in this bicycle-friendly town, which has a pedestrian mall downtown and outdoor recreation in the nearby mountains. The area has one of the highest combined 4-year and graduate degree attainment rates in the nation. There are some larger business and government research facilities adding to the area’s economy, and there is a sizeable high tech belt towards Denver.


The unemployment rate in Longmont is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Longmont jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Longmont's cost of living is 20.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Longmont's Cost of Living

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

In the last Presidential election, Boulder county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 77.2% to 20.6%. More Voting Stats

Longmont's population is 98,789 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.7%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 24.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Longmont is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.6%.

Longmont public schools spend $9,688 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in Longmont. More Education

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Housing Market in Longmont

It's a good time to buy in Longmont. Home Appreciation is up 9.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Longmont is .

Reviews for Longmont   19 Reviews
Nice place for families. Bring a parka. - 8/13/2021
I lived here for 4 years and it's pretty nice. It gets cold and stays cold for a good 8 months, but other than that I loved it. There are a lot of amenities. It is... Read More

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Great place to live ! - 11/24/2019
I just move from other state to Longmont. In my opinion Longmont is one of the safest city in US which is have a low crime, its great city to raised family .Has a great... Read More

Great Place to Raise a Family - 11/18/2019
Fantastic place to live. Four golf courses, many parks, 10 minutes to the foothills and 40 minutes from the Rockies, the location is hard to beat if you want to be 45... Read More

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