Fort Collins, Colorado

World Happiness Agora - United States - Fort Collins

World Happiness Agora - United States - Fort Collins

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In general, Americans are more satisfied with their lives than the OECD average. When asked to rate their general satisfaction with life on a scale from 0 to 10, people in the United States gave it a 6.9 grade on average, higher than the OECD average of 6.5.  Irish people gave it a 7.0 grade on average, higher than the OECD average of 6.5. In terms of health, life expectancy at birth in the United States is almost 79 years, one year lower than the OECD average of 80 years. Life expectancy for women is 81 years, compared with 76 for men.   

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Fort Collins is the 4th happiest city in America! Click below to learn more:

Fort Collins is unassuming, direct, free-loving and gorgeous. The core downtown areas feature a world-class university campus, raucous nightlife, playful Victorian houses and tree-bordered avenues, a restaurant pedestrian zone, more brewpubs than you can possibly visit in a week, and a delightfully chilled air that feels unpretentious, honest and just about as open as you can get.

Just outside of town, you'll find mountain adventures in the Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, Lory State Park and along the Cache la Poudre River.

People often compare Fort Collins with Colorado's other favorite college town, Boulder. This former farming community doesn't have all the glitz of Boulder, but it's probably got more heart and soul…and that's just about right.

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Jen Diehl - World Happiness Agora Host - Colorado

Jen Diehl - World Happiness Agora Host - Colorado

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Jen Diehl is a heart-centered Certified Professional Coach, CPA & Dr. in Business. She helps female executives and leaders conquer burnout and stress, achieve goals, and positively shift their lives so they can obtain personal and professional success doing what matters to them most. Jen has been happily married to her high-school sweetheart for 15 years and is the mother of two Cocker Spaniels, Meg & Stewie.