Longmont Colorado is full of natural beauty and great neighborhoods to call home. It is no wonder that more and more home buyers are relocating to Longmont Colorado each year. Located in Boulder County, Longmont is high on the list as one of the more popular cities in Colorado for new home buyers.
Here is a quick snapshot of the Longmont Real Estate market.
Home Value. The average home in Longmont, Colorado is valued at $224,000. The home value trend appears to be increasing as 2013 progresses. The all-time low for the past 5 years was in 2010. There was a small dip in early 2012, but overall, home values have shot up rapidly.
List Price. The average list price is $265,000. In the past 5 years, the median list price has fluctuated. Currently, it has decreased slightly from April 2013 from $270,000. In general, since September 2012, home list prices have increased.
Sale Price. Sale prices for homes in Longmont are $233,800. This is down from the all-time high for the past 5 years of $241,000 in May 2013. The lowest sale prices for the past 5 years were in February 2011 at $203,000. The market is slowly reviving.
Here is a great video from the City of Longmont highlighting the benefits of living in Longmont.
Education. Longmont offers a wide variety of schools to meet the needs of homebuyers. Several private schools, such as Bloom Montessori School, are available. Colleges, such as Front Range Community College and Institute of Business & Medical Careers, are available for adult students.
Transportation. There is public transportation linking Longmont to Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, Loveland, and Berthoud. Longmont is also known as a bicycle-friendly community.
Safety. In general, the crime rate has decreased in Longmont from 2009 to 2011.
Population. In 2012, Longmont had approximately 88,669 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau. Population growth has slowly increased from 2010.
Business. The top employers in Longmont Colorado at the time of this post.
- St. Vrain Valley Schools (regional school district) with 4875 employees
- Longmont United Hospital with 1282 employees
- Seagate Technology with 1160 employees
- City of Longmont with 814 employees
- Amgen with 789 employees
- Intrado with 762 employees
- Federal Aviation Administration with 540 employees
- DigitalGlobe with 437 employees
- McLane Western with 425 employees
Longmont, Colorado is considered by many to be a fantastic place to live. If you are considering a move to the front range of Colorado it’s worth a look. Boulder County is a fast growing area with a lot to offer, and Longmont is no exception. Contact us today so we can help you find your dream home.