Situated against the Rocky Mountains to the west and Wyoming to the north, Northern Colorado and Weld and Larimer counties are known for a culture of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit among a set of diverse industries. Consistently ranked nationally as one of the best places to live, work and pursue lifelong learning, this region is a thriving hub of both commerce and culture. The diverse employment base makes Northern Colorado a prime area for business and industry growth. Northern Colorado’s top industry clusters include: agriculture, bio/life sciences, business services, energy, and manufacturing.