Fort Collins Real Estate
Fort Collins is a vibrant community of 140,600, including over 24,000 students at Colorado State University, nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and alongside the banks of the Cache La Poudre River, 65 miles north of Denver. As a regional center for employment, shopping, and healthcare, Fort Collins real estate offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger city. With an average of 300 days of sunshine per year and low humidity, Fort Collins experiences pleasant weather year-round great for outdoor activities. There is always something happening in the city. Whether you like musical concerts, plays or festivals, there is something for everyone. Fort Collins was ranked #6 by Money Magazine's Best Places to Live, 2010, which is easy to see when visiting, by the welcoming and flourishing community.
Fort Collins' population is well educated with an average median family income of $54,000. 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.
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At an elevation of 5,015 feet sits the city of Fort Collins, Colorado. The approximate population of Fort Collins is 144,329 residents. There are currently 537 properties for sale in Fort Collins, CO.
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.
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