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Fort Collins is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Larimer County, Colorado, United States. Situated on the Cache La Poudre River along the Colorado Front Range, Fort Collins is located 65 miles (105 km) north of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. With a 2016 estimated population of 161,000, it is the fourth most populous city in Colorado after Denver, Colorado Springs, and Aurora. Fort Collins is a midsize college city, home to Colorado State University.


Fort Collins is the fourth largest city in Colorado and is located along the Rocky Mountains. The city is home to Colorado State University. The city has a range of tourist attractions like Fort Collins Historic Old Town, Museum of Discovery, The Gardens on the Spring Creek; hiking destinations like Horsetooth Reservoir, Horsetooth Mountain, Cache La Poudre Wilderness and many more. Known as the craft beer capital, Fort Collins has 5 award winning breweries where you can opt for guided tours and tastings sessions. Downtown Fort Collins has many festivals and events happening throughout the year and is known for its diverse cultural attractions and lively nightlife. Visit Fort Collins, which is said to be an architectural inspiration for Disneyland's Main Street.


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Facts and Stats for Fort Collins*

  • Pollution Statistics in Fort Collins

    Know the pollution level of Fort Collins before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 3.85 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 5.56 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 5 (Very Low)
  • Fort Collins: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Fort Collins for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Fort Collins.

    • Burglary and Theft 20 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 15 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 10 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 30 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 85 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 30 (Low)
  • Living in Fort Collins - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Fort Collins is 168.39 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 79.22 (High)
    • Climate Index 53.5 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 8.83 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 32.5 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.93 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75.69 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.74 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 58.84 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Fort Collins

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Fort Collins

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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