The average monthly rent of apartments in Fort Collins, CO is $1,840.
The average monthly rent of apartments in Fort Collins, CO is $1,840.
About 49% of apartment rents in Fort Collins, CO range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 28% of apartments. Around 22% of Fort Collins’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.
Compared to the national average rent of $1,706, the average rent in Fort Collins, CO is $1,840.
Prices and availability in Fort Collins, CO were last updated on 28 Sep 2022.
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The price range for a studio apartment in Fort Collins, CO is between $1,365 and $4,398. View all studio apartments in Fort Collins, CO.
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fort Collins, CO is between $806 and $4,008. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Fort Collins, CO now.
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Fort Collins, CO is between $806 and $4,865. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Fort Collins, CO.
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Fort Collins, CO is between $1,350 and $5,004. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Fort Collins, CO.
In Fort Collins, 45% of the residents are renting compared to 55% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 11% of Fort Collins’s rentals, 61% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 27% are single-family rentals.
The average age of rental buildings in Fort Collins is 24 years old, with 49% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 79% are garden-style apartment communities, 9% are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.
Rental apartments in Fort Collins come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 3% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 33% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 47% of all rentals in Fort Collins. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.
Situated in Northern Colorado, Fort Collins is a small-sized city known for its Old Town historic district and Colorado State University. As neighboring cities like Boulder and Denver—both located about 55 miles and 63 miles south, respectively — became more expensive in recent years, Fort Collins has become a desirable place to rent in. The city features a humid continental climate with four seasons and low yearly precipitation. While it's a safe place to leave, Fort Collins renters should be mindful of tornado alerts during late summers and wildfire air pollution. The city boasts a rich craft beer industry, a good school district, as well as an affordable cost of living compared to similar locations. And with its laid-back vibe and big-city amenities, Fort Collins is a great renting choice for people of all ages.
Fort Collins is home to the second-largest public school in Colorado, so many renters are students. In addition, its breweries, universities and thriving tech scene continue to attract young professionals, families with children and retirees alike. Among Fort Collins’ 46 neighborhoods, the university area, Downtown and Old Town are the most walkable. Most families and young people are interested in renting in the city’s core, north rural areas or family-friendly neighborhoods in the south. In Fort Collins, renters and landlords are required to sign a lease agreement. Renters have the right to withhold rent on the proper ground and send a written notice of repair to the landlord if something is damaged. Landlords may consult legal help if the renter fails to obey the lease terms. Landlords are required to give a 30-day eviction notice.
Fort Collins, CO has a population of 166,069 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 82,920 of Fort Collins’s residents are women and 83,149 are men. The median age of those who live in Fort Collins, CO is 29.9.
Fort Collins features a wide range of stores and shopping opportunities, ranging from necessities like groceries and clothing to outdoor gear, furniture and art supplies. Downtown Fort Collins and Historic Old Town are the best spots for a great shopping experience. Fort Collins’ most popular shopping venues include Old Town Square, Oak Street Mall, Foothills, Front Range Village, Fort Collins Marketplace and The Square. For grocery shopping, renters turn to stores such as Lucky’s Market, Safeway, King Soopers, Sprouts Farmers Market, and Trader Joe's. Those looking for a familiar name can shop at major department stores like Macy's, Kohl's, Target, TJ Maxx, Nordstrom Rack, Ross Dress for Less, Bed, Bath & Beyond, and more.
According to U.S. Census data, there are 61,526 households in Fort Collins, CO. 33,565 are family households and 27,961 are non-family households. There are 16,139 households with children in Fort Collins and 45,387 households without children. On average, about 2.56 people live in a household in Fort Collins, CO.
Fort Collins is mostly car-dependent, but neighborhoods such as Downtown, University Park, and Old Town are very walkable. The city is also very bikeable, boasting many dedicated bike lanes. There are many routes and buses in the city provided by Transfort — Fort Collins’ public transit operator — while mass transit options are available for renters who commute to neighboring towns including Denver for work. In Fort Collins, renters also use the MAX Bus Rapid Transit and Fort Collins Trolley. In addition, Transfort provides five routes for Colorado State University students and staff. Fort Collins also offers alternative and convenient means of transportation including local taxis and ridesharing services like Uber. Car rental services and airport shuttle services are available for those traveling to and from the Denver International Airport, the closest airport to Fort Collins, located an hour away.
The level of education of the population of Fort Collins, CO is as follows: 1% have no high school education, 21% completed some high school, 21% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 30% have a Bachelor Degree, and 19% have a Graduate Degree.
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