Best Places to Live

Fort Collins, CO

Population: 153,292
LIV
SCORE
647
Courtesy of Ryan Burke

This mid-sized college city, north of Denver and alongside Roosevelt National Forest, is home to Colorado State University. The community has a thriving microbrewery industry anchored by the New Belgium Brewing Co., and several research and high-tech companies have a presence in Fort Collins including Hewlett Packard, Intel and National Semiconductor.

Here's why Fort Collins is a Top 100 Best Place to Live.

Fort Collins, CO Ranking Data

Civic
68
Demographics
49
Economy
55
Education
82
Health
52
Housing
72
Infrastructure
57