Windsor 74 Excellent
Windsor Livability #82 ranked city in Colorado#8,217 ranked city in the USARanks better than 71% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Windsor Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Windsor Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% higher than Colorado
11515% more expensive than the US average
11010% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Windsor cost of living
C Windsor Crime Total crime is 16% lower than Colorado
Total crime
2,5051% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 401% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
292%Year over year crime is up
Windsor crime
B Windsor Employment Household income is 38% higher than Colorado
Median household income
$86,41056% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$38,50429% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%36% lower than the US average
Windsor employment
D Windsor Housing Home value is 24% higher than Colorado
Median home value
$327,00077% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,23430% higher than the US average
Home ownership
82%30% higher than the US average
Windsor real estate or Windsor rentals
D Windsor Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than Colorado
High school grad. rates
94%13% higher than the US average
School test scores
43%12% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:13% lower than the US average
Windsor K-12 schools
A+ Windsor User Ratings There are a total of 8 ratings in Windsor
Overall user rating
85% 8 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
83% 7 total surveys
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      Living in Windsor, CO

      Windsor, Colorado is a medium-sized city with a population of 21,154 people. At 95%, the majority of the Windsor population is White; this is followed by 1% Black and 1% Asian. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 87% of the population considered married and 52% with kids under the age of 18, Windsor could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      Whether you’re relocating to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Windsor could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Colorado if you know where to search. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, weather, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Windsor and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Windsor to Colorado and the national average.

      Windsor has a livability score of 73 out of 100 and is ranked #50 in Colorado and #7,027 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we know that Windsor ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (A+) and employment (B). There are some categories that Windsor ranks poorly for, including: cost of living (F), weather (D), education (D) and housing (D). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Windsor on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Windsor has a violent crime rate of 21 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

      Windsor real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Windsor. Median real estate prices in Windsor come in at $327,000, which is 23.6% higher than the Colorado average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Windsor, the home price to income ratio is 3.8, which is 9.5% lower than the Colorado average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Windsor will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Windsor, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 4.6%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 8.5%.

      Windsor transportation information

      Average one way commute25min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.8%75.2%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.3%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.4%3.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%1.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%3.0%2.8%
      Working from home6.9%7.0%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Windsor, CO data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).