Montrose : Colorado


What it's Like to Retire in Montrose

Montrose is a rapidly growing town of 18,000 people in western Colorado. It claims to be a real town with real people and a thriving art scene, rich culture, and bustling downtown. Outdoor recreation is outstanding -  the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is to the east of town - the San Juan Mountains are to the south. It was named after Sir Walter Scott's novel, A Legend of Montrose. Photo of South Townsend Avenue courtesy of Wikipedia and Visitmontrose, Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0/

Where to Retire in Montrose and Home Prices

There are several active adult communities in the area (see Active Communities link at top left). Median home value in early 2020 was $277,235, according to Zillow.


What is special about Montrose

The Black Canyon is spectacular and so are the outdoor experiences available.

What is not special about Montrose

This is a remote part of Colorado.

Who will like retirement in Montrose

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Climate and Physical Environment

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Restaurants & Cultural Scene

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The crime rate is lower than average.

Medical facilities

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Valuable Links

Montrose Convention Center and Visitors Bureau

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