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Last updated August 21 at 11:37AM
1633 Remington St
Old Prospect
Fort Collins, CO
Updated August 21 at 11:37AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,395
828 W. Mountain Ave
Old Town West
Fort Collins, CO
Updated August 4 at 1:13PM
4 Bedrooms
$1,790
221 Edwards Street
Historic Fort Collins High School
Fort Collins, CO
Updated August 17 at 10:55AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,680
4521 Starflower Dr. #A
Troutman Park
Fort Collins, CO
Updated July 6 at 12:42PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,625
2960 W. Stuart St. #D208
Trail West
Fort Collins, CO
Updated August 17 at 11:00AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
2926 Caspian Way
Rigden Farm
Fort Collins, CO
Updated August 17 at 10:55AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,895
6709 Autumn Ridge Dr. #3
Provincetowne
Fort Collins, CO
Updated July 27 at 6:20PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,425
904 Camelot Ct
Lake Sherwood Corporation
Fort Collins, CO
Updated August 17 at 10:52AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,595
3465 Lochwood Dr. #K42
Lake Sherwood Corporation
Fort Collins, CO
Updated August 9 at 10:02AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
2718 Sagebrush Dr
Lake Sherwood Corporation
Fort Collins, CO
Updated August 17 at 10:52AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,322
7120 Avondale Rd
Ridgewood Hills
Fort Collins, CO
Updated August 17 at 11:00AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
Irish Dr
Fort Collins
Fort Collins, CO
Updated August 20 at 7:37AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,570
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City Guide
Fort Collins
Neighborhoods

By the way, Old Town means downtown. For some reason Fort Collins was far too charming and bucolic to use the term “downtown,” so Old Town will have to do. Unfortunately, it’s a bit more expensive than usual for a one-bedroom–typically no less than $800– but it’s generally in a nicely renovated historic property. Two bedrooms are more commonly found in small apartment complexes or some single-family homes and will start around $1000, with three-bedrooms starting around $1400. Any way you slice it, you’ll be living in the one of the only truly walkable areas of Fort Collins, close to shops, bars, and all things related to your social life.

Instead of large districts, the town is primarily divided up into small housing subdivisions, nearly all with bike trails and parks due to a fantastic city ordinance. A not-so-highly-favored city ordinance has mandated smaller lot sizes for single-family homes closer to the center of town to revive a bit more of an urban feel in this distinctly suburban town, so if room to stretch is what you’re after, look to the south side of town. Fossil Creek and Fort Collins Country club areas are decidedly more luxurious, with three-bedroom homes going for around $2000 and five-bedrooms for around $2500. Mid-range options are found throughout the rest of the small subdivisions, ranging from two-bedroom townhomes for around $900 to $1400 for four-bedroom homes.

I harbor a lifelong dream of being a prospector. One of the primary perks to Fort Collins is its proximity to the natural wonder that is Colorado topography. We’re not sure how Colorado won the lottery on beautiful scenery, but it did. Fort Collins puts secluded mountain living at your disposal, often only a short ten-minute drive into town. Country homes are listed in abundance, and before you get sticker-shock, realize that rents are higher due to the inclusion of acreage. A four-bedroom on two acres runs around $2000, or a five-bedroom luxury home on three acres between $2500 and $3500. If you want to truly live off the land, cottages and fisherman’s cabins can be had for as little as $700 without acreage.

Rent Report
Fort Collins

August 2017 Fort Collins Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2017 Fort Collins Rent Report. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Fort Collins rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Fort Collins rents declined marginally over the past month

Fort Collins rents have declined 0.1% over the past month, but have increased moderately by 2.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Fort Collins stand at $950 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,160 for a two-bedroom. Fort Collins' year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 3.7%, as well as the national average of 2.9%.

Fort Collins rents more affordable than many similar cities nationwide

Rent growth in Fort Collins has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases, while in a few cases, rents have actually declined. Fort Collins is still more affordable than most other large cities across the country.

  • Fort Collins' median two-bedroom rent of $1,160 is equal to the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.9% over the past year.
  • While rents in Fort Collins remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Seattle (+5.6%), Phoenix (+5.0%), Dallas (+2.9%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,710, $1,020, and $1,110 respectively.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Fort Collins than most comparable cities. Comparably, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,060, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Fort Collins.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.

Fort Collins Renter Confidence Survey
National study of renter confidence in the economy, homeownership, and cities
Here's how Fort Collins ranks on:
A+ Overall satisfaction
A+ Safety and crime rate
A- Jobs and career opportunities
A Recreational activities
C- Affordability
B+ Quality of schools
A Weather
A- Commute time
A- State and local taxes
A- Public transit
A Pet-friendliness
Best Worst
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Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released results for Fort Collins from the second annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. The survey, which drew on responses from over 30,000 renters, provides insight into what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the 105 million American renters nationwide.

“Fort Collins renters expressed great satisfaction with the city overall,” says Andrew Woo, Director of Data Science at Apartment List. “Most categories received above average scores.”

Key findings in Fort Collins include the following:

  • Fort Collins renters gave their city an A+ overall for satisfaction.
  • The highest-rated categories for Fort Collins were safety (A+), local jobs and career opportunities (A-), and commute times (A-).
  • Renters here are relatively satisfied with the quality of local schools (B+).
  • The greatest source of dissatisfaction for Boulder renters is affordability/cost of living (C-).
  • Fort Collins ranked higher for renter satisfaction than both Boulder (A) and Denver (A-). It also ranked higher than Colorado Springs,CO (B-) and Aurora, CO (D).
  • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction included Arlington, VA; Lincoln, NE; Pasadena, CA; Boston, MA; and Madison, WI. The lowest rated cities included Newark, NJ; Bronx, NY; Bridgeport, CT; Baltimore, MD; and Salinas, CA.