Ft. Collins, CO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 47,766 housing units in Ft. Collins. This represents a 35.1% growth from 35,357 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 47,691 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 75 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ft. Collins is about 57.1%. Ft. Collins's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.1%. Average household size is 2.45 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ft. Collins were built after 1980.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom12.10%
Two Bedrooms30%
Three Bedrooms30.60%
Four Bedrooms19.60%
Five Bedrooms or more5.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.65
Median year structure was built1984
Median Value of occupied units$169,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$204,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.19
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$683

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage11.90%
Home Equity Loan9.30%
Simple Mortgage60.20%
Debt Free17.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20%