Best Places to Live in Colorado

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Colorado by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Colorado is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Colorado has a population of 5,268,367 and a population density of 49.8. The capital city is Denver and the largest city in Colorado is Denver. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Louisville, COPopulation: 18,61686A+DA+A+B+AC+
2Parker, COPopulation: 45,19584A+DA+A+AB+D+
3Columbine Valley, COPopulation: 1,33684AFA+A+A+A+D+
4Bow Mar, COPopulation: 1,00484B+FA+A+A+A+D+
5Cherry Hills Village, COPopulation: 6,04384B+FA+A+A+A+D+
6Erie, COPopulation: 17,94684ADA+A+AAC+
7Centennial, COPopulation: 101,33984A+DA+A+AB+D+
8Broomfield, COPopulation: 55,91384A+DA+AB+B+C+
9Lafayette, COPopulation: 24,75383A+DA+ABB+C+
10Firestone, COPopulation: 10,06783ADA+AB+B+C+
11Berthoud, COPopulation: 5,26182A+CA+A+BB+D+
12Arvada, COPopulation: 106,96582A+D+AABB+C+
13Windsor, COPopulation: 18,64082AD+A+AB+B+D+
14Golden, COPopulation: 18,77582A+DA+B+BAC+
15Trinidad, COPopulation: 9,03282A+A+A+C+D+CC
16Fruita, COPopulation: 12,44481A+C+A+B+BBC
17Frederick, COPopulation: 8,62681BD+A+AB+BC+
18Estes Park, COPopulation: 5,90181A+DA+ABAD+
19Florence, COPopulation: 3,89281AA+A+BD+CC
20Paonia, COPopulation: 1,33381B+B+A+AC+BD+
21Edgewater, COPopulation: 5,18381A+C+A+CCBC+
22Boulder, COPopulation: 99,17781A+FBA+BA+C+
23Monument, COPopulation: 5,40381A+DAA+B+AD+
24Greenwood Village, COPopulation: 13,93280AFB+A+AA+D+
25Castle Rock, COPopulation: 48,32180A+DA+C+B+B+D+
26Littleton, COPopulation: 42,41480A+D+AABB+D+
27Longmont, COPopulation: 86,35580A+D+B+BBB+C+
28Westminster, COPopulation: 106,75080A+D+B+B+BBC+
29Eaton, COPopulation: 4,36180BB+A+AC+BD
30Woodland Park, COPopulation: 7,14780A+CAA+BB+D+
31Fort Collins, COPopulation: 144,32980A+CB+AC+B+D+
32Johnstown, COPopulation: 9,74879B+D+A+B+BBD+
33Fort Lupton, COPopulation: 7,47879B+AA+D+C+C+C+
34Eagle, COPopulation: 6,36479A+FA+AB+AF
35Loveland, COPopulation: 67,31679A+CAAC+BD+
36Thornton, COPopulation: 118,74779A+CBBBBC+
37Dacono, COPopulation: 4,18579BBA+CCBC+
38Wray, COPopulation: 2,04179C+AA+B+D+C+D+
39Milliken, COPopulation: 5,55378C+BA+BBBD+
40Fountain, COPopulation: 25,60278B+BB+ABBC
41Ignacio, COPopulation: 86478BA+A+C+C+CD
42Timnath, COPopulation: 74678DDA+AAAD+
43Cedaredge, COPopulation: 2,47678CAA+B+D+BD+
44Manitou Springs, COPopulation: 5,05178A+DBAC+AD+
45Snowmass Village, COPopulation: 2,76677BFA+A+B+A+F
46Durango, COPopulation: 16,93677A+DBAC+AD
47Yuma, COPopulation: 3,50977BA+A+C+CD+D+
48Lone Tree, COPopulation: 10,94177AFD+A+AAD+
49Buena Vista, COPopulation: 2,60677B+C+A+ACBF
50Northglenn, COPopulation: 35,95877A+C+BC+C+BC+
51Mancos, COPopulation: 1,27077C+BA+BCBD+
52Cortez, COPopulation: 8,45377A+A+CBCC+D+
53Crested Butte, COPopulation: 1,56377B+FA+A+C+A+F
54Basalt, COPopulation: 3,95477AFA+ABA+F
55Colorado Springs, COPopulation: 417,53477A+C+DAC+BD+
56Rangely, COPopulation: 2,17277DAA+ABBF
57Brush, COPopulation: 5,47877BA+A+C+D+CD+
58New Castle, COPopulation: 4,42676BDA+BBB+D
59Wheat Ridge, COPopulation: 30,36676A+CCBC+B+C+
60Grand Junction, COPopulation: 58,86776A+C+DBC+BC
61Sterling, COPopulation: 14,64276A+A+BC+CD+D+
62Montrose, COPopulation: 18,94076A+BBBCBD+
63Burlington, COPopulation: 4,19076B+A+BC+CCD+
64Lakewood, COPopulation: 143,49676A+D+DB+C+B+C+
65Aurora, COPopulation: 326,24975A+C+CBC+BD+
66Kiowa, COPopulation: 82875D+AA+BCC+D
67Stratton, COPopulation: 67675DA+ABC+CD+
68Carbondale, COPopulation: 6,42875A+FA+BBAF
69Mead, COPopulation: 3,47975DDA+B+B+B+D+
70Crisman, COPopulation: 6275FCC+A+A+CC+
71Ault, COPopulation: 1,36774FA+A+BC+C+D
72Greeley, COPopulation: 93,08274A+B+D+C+CBD
73Hudson, COPopulation: 1,62274FBA+BBBC+
74Goldfield, COPopulation: 3474FB+C+A+B+CC
75Fort Carson, COPopulation: 14,06674BB+C+B+CCC
76Steamboat Springs, COPopulation: 12,03674A+FB+A+BA+F
77Fort Morgan, COPopulation: 11,34974A+A+C+CCCD+
78Denver, COPopulation: 604,35674A+D+DBC+B+D+
79Morrison, COPopulation: 40474C+FBBBAD+
80Aspen, COPopulation: 6,60774A+FD+A+BA+F
81Elizabeth, COPopulation: 1,23174D+CA+B+BBD
82Air Force Academy, COPopulation: 6,81674FB+C+A+B+CD+
83Delta, COPopulation: 8,84574A+A+D+CCBD+
84Hotchkiss, COPopulation: 99874BC+ABCBD+
85Limon, COPopulation: 1,70874D+A+B+B+CCD
86Lamar, COPopulation: 7,86774B+A+BC+D+DC
87Evans, COPopulation: 18,51374B+B+B+CCC+D
88Rocky Ford, COPopulation: 3,95074BA+A+DDFC
89Walsh, COPopulation: 68474DA+B+BCDC
90Mount Crested Butte, COPopulation: 71573D+FA+A+C+AF
91Silt, COPopulation: 2,91373CDA+BC+B+D
92Avon, COPopulation: 6,38373AFA+BCAF
93Meeker, COPopulation: 2,48273DCA+AC+BF
94Telluride, COPopulation: 2,12073B+FD+A+BA+F
95Commerce City, COPopulation: 45,53772BC+C+CBBD+
96La Veta, COPopulation: 83972C+A+C+AD+BF
97Frisco, COPopulation: 2,68472A+FAAB+A+F
98La Junta, COPopulation: 7,06072AA+DCD+D+C
99Rifle, COPopulation: 9,16372A+DCC+C+B+D
100Hayden, COPopulation: 1,96872DD+A+AC+B+F
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