Many Fort Collins residents enjoy rock climbing locally.

Fort Collins Convention & Visitors Bureau

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651
How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 65
Demographics 34
Economy 52
Education 69
Health 62
Housing 65
Infrastructure 55

#16. Fort Collins, CO

Located on the Cache La Poudre River and conveniently along Interstate 25, Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and tech companies like Hewlett Packard, Intel and National Semiconductor. The city has high-ranking schools, a thriving arts scene and multiple outdoor recreation opportunities, and the median income for families tops $100,000. Fort Collins has a charming Old Town downtown district as well as a thriving beer culture with more than 15 microbreweries.

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