Location and Weather
Loveland, is east of the Front Range of The Rocky Mountains in northern Colorado. It lies on the Big Thompson River 45 miles north of Denver. It has a rich mining and agricultural history. The city is south of Fort Collins, its largest neighbor, and the county seat. With the population increases those cities have slowly been growing toward each other.
In Loveland the summers are warm and short, and the winters are cold, windy and dry. The high summer temperatures are in the high 80’s with lows in the high 50’s. The winter high temperatures are in the mid-40’s with low temperatures in the low 20’s.
Population, Job Market and Cost of Living
Loveland’s population in 2019 was 77,446 with a growth rate of 1.13%. The job growth has increased by 3.45% over last year. Ten-year future predicted job growth is 52.05%. The major industries are Manufacturing, Retail Trade, and Health Care & Social Assistance. The biggest companies to work for are Hach, Crop Production Services and American Eagle Distributing Co. The cost of living is high due to the Loveland real estate market and high cost of available housing.
With diverse industries and a growing job market, a culture of outdoor recreation with its many outdoor venues, Loveland will continue to grow and attract people to it’s scenic location on the Big Thompson River.
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