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Best Places To Live In Fort Collins, CO

  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 157,251
  • If I had a time machine, maybe things would be different. We've lived in Fort Collins for 5 years now. Everything there is to do here is done. Rent, home prices and the cost of living are skyrocketing.…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score77
  • Loveland, CO
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.8km away
  • Population: 73,360
  • We have lived here for years. After living in other CO towns as well as coast to coast this town has disappointed us. There is very little sense of community and schools are not great by national means.…[read more]
  • Wellington, CO
  • City: 8.9mi / 14.3km away
  • Population: 7,409
  • Eaton, CO
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 4,791
  • Windsor, CO
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: 21,154
  • Windsor, Colorado is a small town most people haven’t even heard of. However, this small town has a lot to offer. I have lived in a lot of different places and Windsor is by far one of my favorites. The…[read more]
  • Severance, CO
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.8km away
  • Population: 3,603
  • Milliken, CO
  • City: 22.4mi / 36.0km away
  • Population: 6,157
  • Berthoud, CO
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 5,766
  • Johnstown, CO
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 14,379
  • Located along the base of the majestic Rocky Mountains, Johnstown, Colorado combines the charm of small-town living with the convenience of being just minutes from a major metropolitan area. I love…[read more]
  • Timnath, CO
  • City: 7.4mi / 11.9km away
  • Population: 2,023
  • Ault, CO
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 1,869
  • Greeley, CO
  • City: 22.7mi / 36.5km away
  • Population: 98,975
  • Greeley is one of the ugliest cities I have seen in Colorado. There are a few pockets of nice subdivisions, but overall, Greeley is extremely unattractive, with little to do or see. It used to be the…[read more]
  • Laporte, CO
  • City: 4.8mi / 7.7km away
  • Population: 2,352
  • Pierce, CO
  • City: 17.6mi / 28.3km away
  • Population: 966
  • Nunn, CO
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.6km away
  • Population: 562

Listed above are the best places to live in Fort Collins, CO for 2021. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Fort Collins, CO, followed by the best places to live near Fort Collins, CO, sorted by Livability Score.

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