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MacKenzie Place - Fort Collins

4750 Pleasant Oak Dr, Fort Collins, CO 80525

(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

MacKenzie Place has been designed and developed around a rather obvious, but commonly overlooked point: Retired folks like to have fun. Lots of fun. Which explains why our activities, travel, dining options, health & wellness programs, and social events are all more fun than you would ever expect...

Rigden Farm Senior Living

2350 Limon Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525

(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to Rigden Farm, the premier senior living community in Fort Collins, Colorado. This is a warm and welcoming place where most of our residents spend more time together in our common areas rather than in their apartments. We offer the freedom and full lifestyle of independent living....

Parkwood Estates

2201 South Lemay Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80525

(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Parkwood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Hidden away within six acres of beautiful landscape, Parkwood Estates offers you a charming, small-town feel with all the amenities of a big city. Residents enjoy strolling around our property with friends...

Brookdale Fort Collins Assisted Living

1002 Rule Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525

(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Live in a community where you never stop growing.Volunteering. Family. Hobbies. When you turned 70, did your passions fade? We didn’t think so. If anything, age strengthens those interests. But as you get older, you sometimes need a little help. Here at our assisted living community, you can...

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Collinwood Assisted Living and Memory Care

5055 S Lemay Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80525

(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Collinwood Assisted Living, we are there to help with a full complement of assisted living services. Collinwood Assisted Living has been serving Fort Collins and the surrounding communities with quality residential care for several years. Collinwood Assisted Living Community is a non-profit...

Affinity at Fort Collins

4201 Corbett Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525

(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Affinity at Fort Collins we’ve created a new kind of 55+ lifestyle community for people who are ambitious about the years ahead and aren’t willing to compromise their freedom.Rents start at $1,474, which includes everything: utilities, WiFi, expanded television services, swimming pool, hot...

Oakridge Crossing

4786 McMurry Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80525

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Oakridge Crossing is a Brand New Active Senior Apartment Community for Seniors 62 and older, located in the Harmony Corridor of Fort Collins, Colorado. Now leasing for immediate move in.The surrounding neighborhood is a fully developed planned community with close proximity to grocery stores,...

Highland Trail

5085 West 136th Avenue, Broomfield, CO 80023

(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Highland Trail provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in a charming suburb of Broomfield, we're just minutes from shopping, healthcare, golfing, dining and wonderful local entertainment. Our all-inclusive month-to-month rent...

Greeley Place

1051 6th Street, Greeley, CO 80631

(61 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Greeley Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in a garden oasis in the heart of historic Greeley, you'll be delighted by our beautifully landscaped grounds and elegant facilities. Residents also appreciate the convenience of being near shopping,...

Longmont Regent

2210 Main Street, Longmont, CO 80501

(59 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Longmont Regent provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Our facility occupies a beautifully landscaped block within the charming community of Longmont. You'll be treated to beautiful views of Long's Peak at almost every vista and love the quiet of our community...

Northglenn Heights

11475 Pearl Street, Northglenn, CO 80233

(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Set amidst Colorado's majestic mountains and ten miles north of Denver, Northglenn Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care Community offers a lifestyle that meets your unique needs. With proximity to an extensive Greenway trails and parks system, Webster Lake and the acclaimed Butterfly Pavilion,...

Brookdale North Boulder

3350 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Pursue Your Best YearsWhen you decide to call our independent living community in Boulder, Colorado home, you’ll experience a retirement fit for kings and queens. Prepare to enjoy resort-style living, scenic views of the lush Colorado landscape, and the fine company of men and women who will...

Sugar Valley Estates

4320 Georgetown Drive, Loveland, CO 80538

(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Sugar Valley Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled against the foothills of the Rockies on lovely grounds in Loveland, 'America's Sweetheart City,' you'll love everything about your friendly, elegant new home. We're just minutes from shopping,...

Sunrise at FlatIrons

400 Summit Boulevard, Broomfield, CO 80021

(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise at FlatIrons is a resort-style Sunrise Senior Living community located at 400 Summit Blvd in Broomfield, Colorado. Situated between the upscale Flatirons Crossing Mall and the Omni Interlocken Golf Course, Sunrise at FlatIrons offers a lifestyle free from the worries of home maintenance,...

Atria Longmont

2310 9th Avenue, Longmont, CO 80503

(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Nestled beneath the majestic Rocky Mountains and Longs Peak, Atria Longmont offers a luxurious, fulfilling lifestyle for discerning older adults. We are located near Golden Ponds Park, with easy access to the area's finest hospitals, entertainment and shopping. We also offer more than 200 social...

Hillcrest of Loveland

535 N Douglas Ave, Loveland, CO 80537

(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Hillcrest of Loveland is an assisted living community located in Loveland, Colorado, in Larimer County. A friendly environment where you can make new friends and feel safe and supported, Hillcrest of Loveland is the ideal place for you to make a new home. Loveland is an interesting city with...

Sunrise of Westminster

10280 North Sheridan Boulevard, Westminster, CO 80020

(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Just east of Highway 36 and minutes from Boulder to the north and Metro Denver to the south, Sunrise of Westminster overlooks the majestic Rocky Mountains to the west, affording spectacular views of the sunset. Our one-story cottage-style community enables all our residents, especially those...

Brookdale Mariana Butte

215 Shupe Circle, Loveland, CO 80537

(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Here you can redefine your independence.If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our community with both assisted living and memory care in Loveland, Colorado, could be right for you. So go ahead and take a yoga...

MeadowView of Greeley

5300 29th St, Greeley, CO 80634

(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We are committed to providing quality services in an inviting and comfortable environment. Our professional and personalized services are designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We are dedicated to those who entrust their housing and service needs to us. At Meadow View of...

Park Regency Loveland

1875 Fall River Dr, Loveland, CO 80538

(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Park Regency Loveland Assisted Living offers cozy living in a close-knit community. We are a faith-based community that serves seniors by enriching their physical, emotional and spiritual health through a nurturing lifestyle. We are conveniently located off I-25 and Hwy 34, in beautiful...

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Cost of independent living in Fort Collins, CO

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,257
  • $3,415
  • $3,320
    Fort Collins, CO
  • $2,562
    Greeley, CO
  • $4,470
    Westminster, CO
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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Learn More About Independent Living in Fort Collins, CO

Lying at the edge of the Front Range, Fort Collins offers residents unmatched mountain views and immediate access to the countless adventures awaiting within the Rockies. Nearby spots like Horsetooth Mountain and Lory State Park are just the beginning. The city’s historic, walkable downtown district is home to a wide variety of local businesses that contribute to Fort Collins’s sense of community and independence — and with Denver only an hour south, big-city attractions are always close by.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Fort Collins are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Fort Collins retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Fort Collins, CO

The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 was about $2,400 in Fort Collins and $2,600 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 in the state of Colorado was around $2,500.

Learn More About Fort Collins, CO

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Fort Collins are rated 12 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rate below the average, indicating that Fort Collins is relatively affordable.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
88 88 85 86 94 88

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$85,055 per year $51,900 per year $60,474 per year $33,000 per year $44,460 per year $2,578 per year $817 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Fort Collins include:

Poudre Valley Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 270+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Banner Fort Collins Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 20+
  • Specialties: emergency department, spine surgery, physical therapy

Weather and Climate

Fort Collins’s climate is classified as semi-arid, meaning the city experiences four distinct seasons with mild to hot summers and cold winters with moderate snowfall. The average humidity level is 53%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 60%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
27°F 42°F 15°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
71°F 86°F 57°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 100

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.


  • Average annual precipitation: 16″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
33 10.3% 161,197 2,904 per square mile 2.4

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.9% 3.4% 1.6% 12.1% 0.1% 3.5% 80.0%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2019 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Fort Collins: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 95/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Larimer County

Democratic Republican Other
47.5% 42.6% 9.6%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Fort Collins include:

  • Museum of Art Fort Collins
  • Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
  • Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising
  • Avery House
  • 1883 Water Works

Outdoor attractions in Fort Collins:

  • Fort Collins City Park
  • Registry Park
  • Horsetooth Mountain
  • Lory State Park
  • Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests
  • Gardens on Spring Creek

Fort Collins’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Cinemark Fort Collins
  • The Lincoln Center
  • Aggie Theatre
  • Art in the Square
  • Foothills
  • Old Town Square
  • Front Range Village


Transfort offers bus transportation services to Fort Collins residents and offers senior discounts. For cyclists, biking is a viable option for city-wide transportation with widened bike lanes and relatively flat terrain within Fort Collins. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Fort Collins.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Colorado

Balfour Longmont, Affinity at Lafayette and Pointe Frontier Retirement are the top rated independent living facilities near Fort Collins, Colorado. See full list of communities.

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