Latest Data (2017)
Population 165,080
Nationwide Rank 158

Quick Facts

Fort Collins, Colorado is the 158th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fort Collins, Colorado is a city.

Fort Collins, Colorado is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Fort Collins had its largest population ever.

Fort Collins, Colorado is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 77% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Fort Collins, Colorado Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
148 Garden Grove, California 174,226 5.3%
149 Elk Grove, California 171,844 110.3%
150 Pembroke Pines, Florida 170,712 23.4%
151 Salem, Oregon 169,798 23.1%
152 Eugene, Oregon 168,916 21.4%
153 Peoria, Arizona 168,181 51.5%
154 Corona, California 167,836 30.0%
155 Springfield, Missouri 167,376 9.9%
156 Jackson, Mississippi 166,965 -9.8%
157 Cary, North Carolina 165,904 70.3%
158 Fort Collins, Colorado 165,080 37.4%
159 Hayward, California 160,500 13.8%
160 Lancaster, California 160,316 34.5%
161 Alexandria, Virginia 160,035 23.6%
162 Salinas, California 157,596 9.8%
163 Palmdale, California 157,519 34.0%
164 Lakewood, Colorado 154,958 7.3%
165 Springfield, Massachusetts 154,758 1.8%
166 Sunnyvale, California 153,656 16.5%
167 Hollywood, Florida 153,627 9.9%
168 Pasadena, Texas 153,520 8.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Colorado

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
158 Fort Collins 165,080 37.4%
164 Lakewood 154,958 7.3%
192 Thornton 136,978 64.5%
236 Arvada 118,807 16.1%
257 Westminster 112,812 11.3%
264 Pueblo 111,127 8.8%
270 Centennial 110,250 7.6%
280 Boulder 107,125 13.2%
288 Greeley 105,448 34.5%
335 Longmont 94,341 30.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 165,080 158
2016 164,207 155
2015 161,175 156
2014 156,480 159
2013 152,061 160
2012 148,612 163
2011 145,767 167
2010 143,986 169
2009 138,733 175
2008 135,870 177
2007 133,373 178
2006 131,487 179
2005 129,497 180
2004 128,333 179
2003 127,020 179
2002 125,512 178
2001 123,241 182
2000 120,062 184
1990 88,899 237