Fort Collins, CO

Larimer County

What you need to know about Fort Collins, CO

Award winning schools, a thriving arts scene, unique shops, restaurants and pristine outdoor amenities make Fort Collins one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live. High-tech companies like Hewlett Packard, Intel and National Semiconductor are able to draw talented and well educated workers thanks to the high quality of life Fort Collins offers. Colorado State University anchors the city’s economy while also setting the cultural tone. A collection of breweries are among the many entertainment options if Fort Collins.

Top100_BeerCities_2015
Top 10 Healthiest 2015
Top 10 Downtowns 2012
Fort Collins Boasts a Four-Star Business Climate
With a four-star accredited Chamber of Commerce, a hands-on university and strong network of businesses, Fort Collins proves to be a powerful economic force in the region.
Discover What's Brewing, Cooking – and Baking in Fort Collins
Fort Collins offers a variety of restaurants as well as some specialty shops.
Fort Collins: Great Home Base for Outdoor Enthusiasts
With its location at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the banks of the Poudre River, this Colorado town is the perfect home base for outdoor enthusiasts.

Population

149,627
Up by 10.58%
Many Fort Collins residents enjoy rock climbing locally.
Why Fort Collins, CO Is a Best Place to Live 2015
A focus on education and local amenities has made Fort Collins a national and regional standout
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Fort Collins Boasts a Four-Star Business Climate
With a four-star accredited Chamber of Commerce, a hands-on university and strong network of businesses, Fort Collins proves to be a powerful economic force in the region.

Nearby Cities

Median Home Price

$253,200
Higher than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 54.56%
54.56% Complete
Homes Rented 45.44%
45.44% Complete

Real Estate

In Fort Collins, Colorado


Ready to move to Fort Collins? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Fort Collins.
Rock Climbing in Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins: Great Home Base for Outdoor Enthusiasts
With its location at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the banks of the Poudre River, this Colorado town is the perfect home base for outdoor enthusiasts.

Schools

In Fort Collins, Colorado


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Fort Collins rates.

Median Household Income

$53,775
Higher than the national average

Business

In Fort Collins, Colorado


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Fort Collins.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In Fort Collins, Colorado


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Fort Collins.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 52%
52% Complete
Graduated High School 96%
96% Complete

Fort Collins, CO's Rankings

Top100_BeerCities_2015
Top 10 Healthiest 2015
Top 10 Downtowns 2012

More About Fort Collins, CO

Why Fort Collins, CO Is a Best Place to Live 2015
A focus on education and local amenities has made Fort Collins a national and regional standout
Fort Collins Boasts a Four-Star Business Climate
With a four-star accredited Chamber of Commerce, a hands-on university and strong network of businesses, Fort Collins proves to be a powerful economic force in the region.
Fort Collins: Great Home Base for Outdoor Enthusiasts
With its location at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the banks of the Poudre River, this Colorado town is the perfect home base for outdoor enthusiasts.