Longmont Relocation Guide
Longmont is a Home Rule Municipality in Boulder County and Weld County in the State of Colorado. Longmont is located northeast of the county seat of Boulder and 31 miles (50 km) north-northwest of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver.
Longmont’s population was 86,270 at the time of the 2010 U.S. Census. Longmont is the 13th most populous city in the State of Colorado.
The word “Longmont” comes from Longs Peak, a prominent mountain named for explorer Stephen H. Long that is clearly visible from Longmont, and “mont” from the French word for mountain.
The median income for a household in the city was $51,174, and the median income for a family was $58,037. Males had a median income of $40,978 versus $29,582 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,409. About 5.9% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.
Longmont was named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in the United States twice – once in 2006 and again in 2008. Designated by Money Magazine, they search for small livable cities that have the best possible blend of good jobs, low crime, quality schools, plenty of open space, rational home prices and lots to do.
In 2006, Longmont made the list at number 61; in 2008 it made the list at number 50. To see the complete article, visit their website at: http://money.cnn.com and click on “Best Places to Live.”
For more information about moving to Colorado, visit our Colorado Relocation Guide.