Fort Collins, CO 

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Economy in Fort Collins, CO

Fort Collins, CO is a vibrant city located in Northern Colorado. It is home to many great restaurants, art galleries, and parks. Popular attractions include the Ft. Collin's Museum of Discovery, the popular Old Town Square, and Horsetooth Reservoir. The city also hosts many local companies such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Otterbox, New Belgium Brewing Company, Odell Brewing Company, and Woodward Inc. With its array of amenities and attractions it is easy to see why Fort Collins continues to be one of the most desirable cities in Colorado. With an affordable two bedroom rent of $1,580 and above average grocery cost index of 101 compared with 100 for the US average it’s no wonder people are flocking there!

Fort Collins has an unemployment rate of 5.6%. The US average is 6.0%.

Fort Collins has seen the job market increase by 3.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 51.8%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Fort Collins
- The Sales Tax Rate for Fort Collins is 7.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Fort Collins is 4.6%. The US average is 4.6%.
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Income and Salaries for Fort Collins
- The average income of a Fort Collins resident is $28,921 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Fort Collins resident is $72,932 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.


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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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