Longmont, Colorado was given the title as one of the "Best Places to Live" in 2006 and 2008, and was also awarded "All-American City" in 2006. Named for its panoramic views of Longs Peak, Longmont is conveniently located 16 miles from Boulder and 37 miles north of Denver. With a population of approximately 82,000, this fantastic city offers many diverse employment opportunities, especially in the high-tech industries with companies like IBM, Seagate, Xilinx, and Maxtor.
Outdoor and recreation enthusiasts can enjoy the seven greenways (sanctuaries) throughout the city, over 1500 acres of parks and open space, and six golf courses in or near the city. The newer Longmont Recreation Center offers many wonderful programs and features for just about everyone. Real estate is also diverse in Longmont. From affordable starter homes, to lovely golf course communities, to charming and historic Old Town Longmont, one should easily be able to find the perfect home for their needs. One of Longmont’s “jewel” neighborhoods is Prospect New Town, a new urbanist project, which is the first of its kind in Colorado and was designed by renowned architect Andres Duany.
More Information about Longmont
At an elevation of
5,017 feet sits the city of Longmont, Colorado. The approximate population of Longmont is
86,355 residents. There are currently
485 properties for sale in Longmont, CO.
Longmont residents have a median household income of
$57,142; compared to the surrounding county’s median household income of
$67,403, and the national median household income of
The median age for residents of Longmont is 35.6 years.
less family-centric than the surrounding county. In Longmont, 36.46% of households contain married families with children; compared to 36.86% in the surrounding county.
fewer single residents than the national average, with 7.68% compared to the national average of communities with 9.45% of single residents.
The average high temperature in July for Longmont is 89 degrees. The average low temperature for Longmont in January is 11.9 degrees. Longmont sees an average rainfall of approximately 13.4 inches per year, and a snow accumulation of 34.2 inches per year. There are an average of 247 days of sunlight each year in Longmont; compared to an average of 253 days across the state, and 205 days across the nation.