Loveland Facts & History

Loveland is nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, 46 miles north of Denver on the I-25 Corridor. Its population of 67,006 makes it the second most populous city in Larimer County and the 14th most populous in Colorado. Loveland is a Home Rule Municipality offering the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger city.

With an average of 300 days of sunshine per year and low humidity, Loveland experiences pleasant weather year-round. There is always something happening in this community; from musical concerts, art shows, and theater productions to professional hockey games, community celebrations and a multitude of conventions. Loveland offers a variety of both indoor and outdoor activities enjoyable for every season.

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Quick Facts

  • Population: 67,006 (2009 estimate by State Demographer's office)
  • Median age: 35.3
  • Families represent 71.1% of the population
  • Median household income: $52,281
  • Median home sale price: $224,565
  • Square miles of area: 30.82
  • Miles of street: 250
  • Elevation: 4,982