Living in Fort Collins, CO

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Fort Collins SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
8.5

Fort Collins, CO Crime Report

4,093
Total Crimes
2,433.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-5.23%
Below National Average

Fort Collins, CO Cost Of Living

109
Fort Collins's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Fort Collins, Colorado Info Snack

Fort Collins is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Larimer County, Colorado, United States. Situated on the Cache La Poudre River along the Colorado Front Range, Fort Collins is located 65 miles (105 km) north of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. With a 2016 estimated population of 161,000, it is the fourth most populous city in Colorado after Denver, Colorado Springs, and Aurora. Fort Collins is a midsize college city, home to Colorado State University.
Population
162,511
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
16.8%
Median Home
$338,100
Median Income
$62,132
Median Rent
$1,278

Fort Collins, CO Photos

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Rankings for Fort Collins in Colorado

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Map Of Fort Collins, CO

Population over time in Fort Collins

Year Population % Change
2017 162,511 2.1%
2016 159,150 1.2%
2015 157,251 2.6%
2014 153,292 2.4%
2013 149,627 1.9%
2012 146,822 1.7%
2011 144,329 1.4%
2010 142,332 1.6%
2009 140,082 -
Crime/100k Fort Collins CO USA
Violent Crime 233.1 397.2 368.9
Murder 1.8 3.7 5.0
Robbery 23.2 66.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 191.5 255.4 246.8
Property Crime 2200.8 2671.6 2199.5
Burglary 212.3 375.2 376.0
Larceny 1880.9 1915.9 1594.6
Car Theft 107.6 380.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Collins

White
80.0% (129,931)
African American
1.4% (2,343)
American Indian
0.7% (1,083)
Asian
3.4% (5,445)
Hawaiian
0.1% (148)
Other
0.1% (207)
Two Or More
2.2% (3,618)
Hispanic
12.1% (19,736)
Race Fort Collins CO USA
White 80.0% 68.3% 61.1%
African American 1.4% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.4% 3.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 12.1% 21.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Fort Collins, Colorado

Less than $10,000
6.7% (1,082,785)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (645,685)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.0% (1,462,950)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.7% (1,413,780)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (2,067,230)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (2,753,805)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (2,101,390)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.9% (2,585,072)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.4% (1,197,947)
$200,000 or more
5.8% (940,449)
Income Fort Collins CO USA
Less than $10,000 6.7% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 3.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.0% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.7% 8.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 12.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.9% 16.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.4% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.8% 7.9% 7.0%

Gender in Fort Collins

Female
49.8% (80,936)
Male
50.2% (81,575)
Gender Fort Collins CO USA
Female 49.8% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 50.2% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fort Collins for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (1,625)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (3,250)
High School / GED
15.0% (24,376)
Some College
19.0% (30,877)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (13,000)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (52,003)
Master's Degree
16.0% (26,001)
Professional Degree
3.0% (4,875)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (6,500)
Education Fort Collins CO USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 15.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 25.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 16.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 2.0% 1.0%

2 Reviews & Comments About Fort Collins

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

LOW CRIME AND VERY PRESTIGIOUS SCHOOLS

SO MANY THINGS TO DO OUTDOORS. THE WEATHER IS NOT HUMID, WHICH I LOVE. THE PEOPLE ARE SO FRIENDLY.


HomeSnacks User

crime in relatively low. the school system is top class.

so many things to do and the friendly people.

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