Fort Collins, Colorado is one of America’s most vibrant and livable communities. Home of Colorado State University, the nation’s second-ranked research university among those without a medical school, the community is innovative, entrepreneurial, active and smart.

In this section of the website, you can find out more about Fort Collins and why Money Magazine named it America’s Best Place to Live as well as the other numerous recognitions Fort Collins has received.

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Fort Collins was named #5 on Livability’s list of the Top 10 Remote-Ready Cities in the US


#1 – 2020 Top 100 Places to Live 







#2 – Mid-sized Counties in 2021 By Fourth Economy
8.1 on the Larimer County Fourth Economy Community Index. Scores range from 0 to 10.


#9 fitness-friendly places for 2019 by SmartAsset
#15 Boomtowns for 2019 by SmartAsset



#14 – 2018 Top 100 Best Places to Live

#4 – 2018 10 Best Places to Raise a Family

Other Resources:

How to Delight All Your Senses in Fort Collins, CO

6 Reasons to Move to Fort Collins, CO

Best Places to Live in Colorado

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Colorado