About Fort Collins Colorado

FORT COLLINS

Fort Collins was originally a military outpost in the 1860s that is now a vibrant community that was voted one of the best places to live. It is located near the foothills in Larimer County. It is near wold class camping and the Wyoming southern border.
Fort Collins boasts a lively nightlife with many eateries and shops to explore in Old Town. It is also the home to Colorado State University. You may enjoy the city’s beer culture as it is home to many breweries and also hosts the annual Colorado Brewer’s Festival.


Fort Collins Colorado Location Map


Real Estate and Homes in Fort Collins Colorado

Real estate prices vary greatly by style and location. While Fort Collins does offer smaller single family homes starting in the low $100,000 range, typical move-in ready homes sized for a family of 4 start closer to $200,000. See the list below for starting prices in Fort Collins.

  • Single Family Homes - Staring at $100,000
  • Condos - Starting at $50,000
  • Townhomes - Starting at $120,000
  • Patio Homes - Starting at $100,000
  • Age Restricted - Starting at $100,000
  • Farm and Ranch - Starting at $319,000
  • Vacant Land - Starting at $12,000

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Fort Collins Colorado Demographics

See Fort Collins Colorado demographics and more in Wikipedia

    • Population (2012): 148,612 and growing (US Census)
    • Area: 54.28 square miles (US Census)
    • Elevation: 5,003 feet
    • Median Household Income: $53,359 (US Census)
    • Density: 2,652.8 persons per square mile (US Census)
    • Counties: Larimer
    • Property Taxes: Approximately $640 per $100,000 in value (Average of entire county; Rate will vary city by city and based on the current mill rate)
    • Sales Tax Rate: 7.350% (sale-tax.com)
    • School District: Poudre Schools

Fort Collins Local Government


Fort Collins Colorado Schools


Key Fort Collins Businesses


Fort Collins Commuting

Average commute times by car to:

  • Denver (Downtown) 90 minutes
  • Boulder 50 minutes

Recreation and Fun Stuff in Fort Collins


Other Fort Collins Points of Interest