Fort Collins Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $315,182
    9.2%
    change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    580
    30-day change

Fort Collins Schools and Demographics

 
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Education near Fort Collins, CO

City County
High School Graduates 95.47 94.07
College Degree - 2 year 8.36 8.81
College Degree - 4 year 52.28 43.55
Graduate Degree 14.38 11.87
Expenditures per Student 9,214 9,214
Students per Teacher 19.1 18.8

Elementary Schools near Fort Collins, CO

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Bacon Elementary School PK - 05 523 18.4 80528
Barton Prekindergarten PK - PK 84 22.7 80525
Bauder Elementary School PK - 05 595 16.3 80526
Beattie Elementary School PK - 05 316 17.4 80526
Bennett Elementary School KG - 05 468 17.2 80521
Cottonwood Plains Elementary School KG - 05 426 17.9 80525
Coyote Ridge Elementary School KG - 05 347 16.2 80525
Dunn Elementary School KG - 05 408 16.9 80521
Harris Bilingual Elementary School PK - 05 319 16.4 80524
Irish Elementary School PK - 05 394 13.6 80521
Johnson Elementary School KG - 05 452 17 80526
Kruse Elementary School PK - 05 528 19.6 80525
Lab Elementary School for Creative Learning KG - 06 129 14.8 80521
Laurel Elementary School PK - 05 408 14.6 80524
Linton Elementary School PK - 05 474 17.4 80525
Lopez Elementary School KG - 05 372 17.5 80526
McGraw Elementary School PK - 05 518 19.5 80526
O'Dea Elementary School PK - 05 362 15.3 80525
Olander Elementary School PK - 05 401 17.7 80526
Putnam Elementary School PK - 05 409 14.8 80521
Riffenburgh Elementary School PK - 05 353 19.2 80525
Shepardson Elementary School PK - 05 373 20.5 80525
T.R. Paul Academy of Arts & Knowledge KG - 08 312 16.6 80525
Tavelli Elementary School KG - 05 543 16.1 80524
Traut Core Elementary School PK - 05 494 22.9 80528
Werner Elementary School KG - 05 503 19.4 80525
Zach Elementary School KG - 05 607 20.2 80528

Middle Schools near Fort Collins, CO

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Blevins Middle School 06 - 08 527 16.5 80526
Boltz Middle School 06 - 08 592 17.3 80525
Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School 06 - 08 781 20.7 80528
Lesher Middle School 06 - 08 683 19.2 80524
Lincoln Middle School 06 - 08 481 14.2 80521
Preston Middle School 06 - 08 756 19.2 80528
Webber Middle School 06 - 08 762 19.5 80526

High Schools near Fort Collins, CO

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Fort Collins High School 09 - 12 1,669 19.5 80525
Fossil Ridge High School 09 - 12 1,917 20.8 80528
Poudre High School 09 - 12 1,850 19 80521
Rocky Mountain High School 09 - 12 2,036 20.2 80526

Ungraded Schools near Fort Collins, CO

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
* Centennial High School 09 - 12 150 12.7 80524
* Poudre Community Academy 09 - 12 56 10.2 80521
Liberty Common Charter School KG - 10 846 20.3 80525
Polaris Expeditionary Learning School 06 - 12 232 16.6 80521
PSD Online Academy KG - 12 112 42.3 80521
Ridgeview Classical Charter Schools KG - 12 764 15.3 80525

Private Schools near Fort Collins, CO

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
* Hearts in Hand Child Development Center PK - 104 17.1 80525
* Kindercare Learning Center PK - 22 10 80525
* Spring Creek School PK - 97 5.4 80525
Beebe Christian School PK - 6 27 13.7 80521
Cornerstone Christian School - 11 11 5.5 80526
Discovery Montessori PK - 7 54 10 80525
Heritage Christian Academy PK - 12 246 13 80524
Oakwood School PK - 6 51 6.8 80521
Rivendell Schoo of Northern Colorado PK - 5 159 11.8 80525
St. Joseph Catholic School PK - 8 317 12 80521

Colleges near Fort Collins, CO

Tuition URL ZIP
Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Cul... 80525
Colorado State University $3790 www.colostate.edu 80523
Hair Dynamics Education Center 80525
Institute of Business and Medical Careers $8200 www.ibmcedu.com 80525

Demographics near Fort Collins, CO

City County
Neighborhood Type Suburban
Population 144,329 300,870
Population Density 2,659 116
Median Age 29.3 35.4
People per Household 2.4 2.4
Median Household Income 53,359 57,927
Average Income per Capita 28,714 30,684

Fort Collins Real Estate

 

Ideally situated along the banks of the Cache La Poudre River and the base of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins is a vibrant community full of incredible amenities to suit any lifestyle. From unbeatable outdoor recreation to a thriving nightlife and unique cultural events, Fort Collins blends the convenience of a small-town with the benefits of a large city. There are currently 580 properties for sale in Fort Collins, CO, you can view available properties here to find the home that is just right for you.
Fort Collins real estate includes a wide variety of styles, from custom single-family homes to affordable townhomes and condominiums. Large lots are available for new developments and agricultural use. Rental properties are a popular choice in Fort Collins. Due to the presence of Colorado State University, many college students opt to rent while attending school. There is also a large commercial real estate presence in Fort Collins, with a variety of commercial properties for sale, from large retail and industrial spaces to historic properties in the downtown area. 

History of Fort Collins

Fort Collins was originally founded in the 1800s as a military outpost for the army. The town was incorporated in 1873 after the fort was decommissioned. During that time, Colorado State University (CSU) was also founded as the Colorado Agricultural College of Colorado. (Go Aggies!). The university, along with other agricultural and industrial jobs helped to grow Fort Collins over the years, making it now the fourth largest city in the state of Colorado. Now with a student population of more than 22,000, and as one of the area’s top employers, CSU is at the heart of Fort Collins, helping keep the city bustling with activity and entertainment. 

Location and Lifestyle

Located in Larimer County, Colorado, Fort Collins is approximately 65 miles north of Denver just 35 miles south of the neighboring Wyoming border. Conveniently situated at the junction of Highway 14 and U.S. Route 287, Fort Collins provides easy access to Interstate I-25 and is also close to U.S. Route 34. The area is also 70 miles from the Denver International Airport. 

Consistently ranked as one of the top places to live, retire or launch a career, Fort Collins’ 144,000 residents enjoy a mild climate, ample outdoor recreation, entertainment and world-class health care. The fourth largest city in the state, Fort Collins is also a cultural capital of Northern Colorado, featuring a ballet troupe, symphony orchestra, opera company, and a variety of museums, art galleries and live theater productions throughout the year. The area also features a variety of quality shopping, dining, entertainment and nightlife options. From award-winning breweries, festivals and exceptional dining in the historic Old Town area, there is so much to see and do in Fort Collins! With over 40 parks, miles of paved trails, championship golf courses and three nearby lakes, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy year-round.   

Fort Collins Schools

Fort Collins residents also enjoy quality education with the excellent Poudre District school system and nearby Colorado State University. Fort Collins is also home to a number of trade schools and Front Range Community College. Featuring over 40 schools, the Poudre School District consistently ranks high in standardized test scores, parent and student satisfaction. Colorado State University also provides an exceptional range of educational opportunities from undergraduate to graduate and professional programs.

Local Economy

With a robust local economy featuring a mix of manufacturing and high-tech industries, Fort Collins is highly regarded as a regional center for employment. Fort Collins is home to several nationally recognized corporations like Anheuser Busch, Hewlett Packard, and Otterbox.

More Information about Fort Collins

The city of Fort Collins, Colorado sits at an elevation of 5,015. The approximate population of Fort Collins is 144,329 residents. Over the last ten years, the population has grown an average of three percent annually and is expected to continue at this rate well into the future.

Fort Collins residents have a median household income of $53,359; compared to the surrounding county’s median household income of $57,927, and the national median household income of $53,046.

The median age for residents of Fort Collins is 29.3 years. Fort Collins is more family-centric than the surrounding county. In Fort Collins, 39.92% of households contain married families with children; compared to 34.57% in the surrounding county. Fort Collins has fewer single residents than the national average, with 7.75% compared to the national average of communities with 9.45% of single residents.

Fort Collins Weather

The average high temperature in July for Fort Collins is 85 degrees. The average low temperature for Fort Collins in January is 13.5 degrees. Fort Collins sees an average rainfall of approximately 15.1 inches per year, and a snow accumulation of 47.2 inches per year. There are an average of 237 days of sunlight each year in Fort Collins; compared to an average of 253 days across the state, and 205 days across the nation.

For More Information about Fort Collins, CO:

Fort Collins Information” Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce
Visit Fort Collins” Fort Collins Conventions & Visitors Bureau 

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Fort Collins, CO
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Fort Collins, CO
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Loveland, CO
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