Longmont Real Estate
Located 15 miles northeast of Boulder and 37 miles north of Denver, Longmont is in the northeastern corner of Boulder County. It has spectacular views of Longs Peak and is 30 miles east of Rocky Mountain National Park. The population of Longmont has grown to over 86,000 residents who enjoy the traditional main street, tree lined streets and many economic and recreational opportunities. Longmont feels like a midwestern town right in the heart of the west.
Just the Facts:
Area: 21 square miles
Founded – 1871
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Longmont is served by the Saint Vrain School District. There are three high schools, six middle schools and sixteen elementary schools.
High Schools (9th – 12th grade): Longmont, Silver Creek, Skyline
Middle School (6th – 8th grade): Altona, Heritage, Longs Peak, Sunset, Trail Ridge, Westview
Elementary Schools (K – 5th grade): Alpine, Blue Mountain, Burlington, Central, Columbine, Eagle Crest, Fall River, Loma Linda, Longmont Estates, Mountain View, Northridge, Rocky Mountain, Sanborn, Spangler
For scores for individual schools go to http://reportcard.cde.state.co.us/reportcard/CommandHandler.jsp
Longmont Real Estate Statistics:
Median Price: $205,000
Average Price: $231,491
Total number of Sales: 1,087
Sales $0 – $250,000: 735 (68%)
Sales $250,001 – $500,000: 314 (29%)
Sales $500,001 – $750,000: 35 (3%)
Sales $750,001 – $1 MM: 3 (~0%)
Sales > $1 Million: 0 (0%)
Sales data is for the one year period ending September 30, 2011. For updated sales data please click on the “Statistics” menu item above.
The chart below shows the median price of single family homes in the City of Longmont between 1997 and 2010. Longmont homes have had a 60% return since 1997.
The St. Vrain Greenway Trail is a great place to take a bike ride or to enjoy a leisurely walk next to the river. There are many tree lined parks and three golf courses in Longmont. Longmont has its own city owned recreation center. There are many ball fields and a skateboard park as well. Rocky Mountain National Park is just a short drive to the west. Longmont’s outlying rural areas are a great place to take a long bike ride.
There are many choices for dining in Longmont Colorado. Whether you are looking for a locally owner one-of-a-kind restaurant or a national chain, there are many choices. Here are a few helpful webpages to help you find a great restaurant.
Longmont has many options for shopping. There are many shops along Main Street, stores at the Twin Peaks Mall and some large format retailers on the Southeast and Northeast parts of town.
City of Longmont http://www.ci.longmont.co.us
Longmont Times Call http://www.longmontfyi.com/
Longmont Chamber of Commerce http://longmontchamber.org/
Visit Longmont http://www.visitlongmont.org/