Another Colorado city has gotten national recognition thanks to being such an awesome place to live.
Found along the northern Front Range foothills, Fort Collins was ranked as the best place to live in America by Livability.com on their list of 100 places. Home to a lively downtown atmosphere, a booming craft beer culture, one of the state's largest universities, and a noteworthy technology sector, residents here likely find no surprise in this high ranking.
Top industries in the area include education, manufacturing, technology, and healthcare, with the city also offering ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. According to Livability.com, the area is home to 100 miles of trails and more than 36,000 acres of protected natural space. Perhaps most notably, the area is home to Horsetooth Reservoir.
According to BestPlaces.net, the cost of living in Fort Collins is higher than the national average, but slightly lower than the Colorado average. The median home price is $389,700.
Other Colorado spots that made the cut for Livability.com's "100 Best Places to Live" list include Longmont (25th), Castle Rock (34th), and Loveland (39th).
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