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Living in Fort Collins Can't Be Beat

For us locals, we already know why living in Fort Collins just can't be beat. The sunshine, the beer, the food, and the fun make this a great place to be. And we're starting to get plenty of national recognition too.

In the past week, Fort Collins has seen several new accolades, accomplishments and all around pat-on-the-backs from varying organizations who praise the greatness of Fort Collins

#3 Most Content Workers - Fort Collins/Loveland - USA Today

Based on a variety of parameters, USA today found that Fort Collins has some of the most content workers nationally. This is mostly due to our highly educated work force (45% of adults 25 years and older have a bachelors degree) and a high degree of challenging and intriguing work. According to the article, 90% of Fort Collins respondents were satisfied with their jobs.

Most Satisfied City - Fort Collins - Time Magazine

In a Gallup poll, and insane amount of residents of Fort Collins, 94.9%, said that they were satisfied with their city. That is about as good as you can get. No other city posted higher results for resident satisfaction and overall contentment. I think those numbers speak for themselves.

#2 Best Cycling Towns - Fort Collins - USA Today Travel

If you're a resident, you know that cycling is pretty dominant in Fort Collins. From casual bike-to-work riders, to the 'spandex armies' you see pumping up and down the streets, you can't beat cycling in Fort Collins. With over 310 miles of paths and bike lanes along with countless mountain trails, all you need is two wheels and a little energy to enjoy the amazing views and abundant sunshine.

#3 Most Exciting City - Fort Collins - MSN

There's an energy in Northern Colorado that begins in the heart of Fort Collins. Our people are innovative, collaborative, progressive, passionate and energetic. From festivals to night life, beer culture to CSU - we've got a lot to be excited about in Fort Collins.

Please visit our 'Why Live in Fort Collins' page for more information on what makes this place so great. If you're thinking Fort Collins might be a nice spot to work, raise a family and retire, you'd be right on all three counts. You just can't beat living in Fort Collins. Our only question is, "How soon can you get here"? If you'd like real estate or relocation information, please contact us and we'll be happy to answer all your questions. We love living in Fort Collins and we think you will too.


About the Author: Jared Reimer is a native Coloradoan and an Associate Broker at Elevations Real Estate in Old Town Fort Collins. He’s a community advocate, business champion, blogger, leader, tireless volunteer, innovator, thinker and expert on all things real estate in Fort Collins and surrounding Northern Colorado. You’re likely to find Jared spending quality time outside with his wife, Kacie, and young son, Hudson, or sharing a beer or two with a friend throughout Fort Collins. Call or text Jared at 970.222.1049 or email him at Jared@TheCraftBroker.com