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
1Columbine Valley, COPopulation: 1,33684AFA+A+A+A+D+
2Bow Mar, COPopulation: 1,00483B+FA+A+A+A+D+
3Louisville, COPopulation: 18,61683A+DAA+B+AC+
4Cherry Hills Village, COPopulation: 6,04383B+FA+A+A+A+D+
5Erie, COPopulation: 17,94683ADA+A+AAC+
6Parker, COPopulation: 45,19582A+DAA+AB+D+
7Broomfield, COPopulation: 55,91382A+DAAB+B+C+
8Firestone, COPopulation: 10,06782ADA+AB+B+C+
9Centennial, COPopulation: 101,33982A+DAA+AB+D+
10Berthoud, COPopulation: 5,26181A+CA+A+BB+D+
11Arvada, COPopulation: 106,96581A+D+BABB+C+
12Lafayette, COPopulation: 24,75381A+DBABB+C+
13Windsor, COPopulation: 18,64081AD+A+AB+B+D+
14Paonia, COPopulation: 1,33380B+B+A+AC+BD+
15Boulder, COPopulation: 99,17780A+FC+A+BA+C+
16Golden, COPopulation: 18,77580A+DBB+BAC+
17Valmont, COPopulation: 8980A+CD+A+C+A+C+
18Frederick, COPopulation: 8,62680BD+A+AB+BC+
19Monument, COPopulation: 5,40380A+DBA+B+AD+
20Estes Park, COPopulation: 5,90180A+DA+ABAD+
21Florence, COPopulation: 3,89280AA+A+BD+CC
22Castle Pines Village, COPopulation: 3,70780BFCA+A+A+D+
23Greenwood Village, COPopulation: 13,93280AFBA+AA+D+
24Trinidad, COPopulation: 9,03279A+A+AC+D+CC
25Superior, COPopulation: 12,40779A+FD+A+AAC+
26Paragon Estates, COPopulation: 81379BFD+A+A+A+C+
27Niwot, COPopulation: 4,19979AFCA+AA+C+
28Edgewater, COPopulation: 5,18379A+C+A+CCBC+
29Littleton, COPopulation: 42,41479A+D+BABB+D+
30Fruita, COPopulation: 12,44479A+C+B+B+BBC
31Evergreen, COPopulation: 8,94279A+FD+A+B+AC+
32Westminster, COPopulation: 106,75079A+D+BB+BBC+
33Longmont, COPopulation: 86,35579A+D+BBBB+C+
34Cherry Creek, COPopulation: 11,37279A+FD+A+AAD+
35Lone Tree, COPopulation: 10,94179AFBA+AAD+
36Mountain Meadows, COPopulation: 15879A+CDA+BAC+
37Eaton, COPopulation: 4,36179BB+A+AC+BD
38Castle Rock, COPopulation: 48,32178A+DAC+B+B+D+
39Fort Collins, COPopulation: 144,32978A+CC+AC+B+D+
40Fort Lupton, COPopulation: 7,47878B+AA+D+C+C+C+
41Woodland Park, COPopulation: 7,14778A+CBA+BB+D+
42Johnstown, COPopulation: 9,74878B+D+A+B+BBD+
43Dacono, COPopulation: 4,18578BBA+CCBC+
44Ignacio, COPopulation: 86478BA+A+C+C+CD
45Fairmount, COPopulation: 7,80578A+FD+AAAC+
46Tall Timber, COPopulation: 32978C+CD+A+B+A+C+
47Wray, COPopulation: 2,04178C+AA+B+D+C+D+
48Thornton, COPopulation: 118,74778A+CC+BBBC+
49Gunbarrel, COPopulation: 9,30378ADD+A+B+AC+
50Loveland, COPopulation: 67,31678A+CBAC+BD+
51Acres Green, COPopulation: 3,30178A+DDA+B+B+D+
52Stonegate, COPopulation: 9,33277A+DDA+AAD+
53Cortez, COPopulation: 8,45377A+A+CBCC+D+
54Applewood, COPopulation: 7,13077A+DDABAC+
55Castle Pines, COPopulation: 10,21077BFD+A+A+A+D+
56Colorado Springs, COPopulation: 417,53477A+C+D+AC+BD+
57Foxfield, COPopulation: 78277AFD+A+AA+D+
58Fountain, COPopulation: 25,60277B+BC+ABBC
59East Pleasant View, COPopulation: 34677A+DFABB+C+
60Eagle, COPopulation: 6,36477A+FAAB+AF
61Buena Vista, COPopulation: 2,60677B+C+A+ACBF
62Milliken, COPopulation: 5,55377C+BA+BBBD+
63Manitou Springs, COPopulation: 5,05177A+DC+AC+AD+
64Meridian, COPopulation: 2,46477ADCA+BAD+
65Cedaredge, COPopulation: 2,47676CAA+B+D+BD+
66Lakewood, COPopulation: 143,49676A+D+DB+C+B+C+
67Durango, COPopulation: 16,93676A+DC+AC+AD
68Northglenn, COPopulation: 35,95876A+C+C+C+C+BC+
69Grand Junction, COPopulation: 58,86776A+C+DBC+BC
70Woodmoor, COPopulation: 8,64176ADD+A+AAD+
71Timnath, COPopulation: 74676DDA+AAAD+
72St. Ann Highlands, COPopulation: 34576FCD+A+A+AC+
73Wheat Ridge, COPopulation: 30,36676A+CCBC+B+C+
74Mancos, COPopulation: 1,27076C+BA+BCBD+
75Snowmass Village, COPopulation: 2,76676BFA+A+B+A+F
76Genesee, COPopulation: 3,86576DFCA+A+A+C+
77Yuma, COPopulation: 3,50976BA+A+C+CD+D+
78Sugarloaf, COPopulation: 17876FCD+A+A+A+C+
79Todd Creek, COPopulation: 4,07376FCCA+AA+C+
80Lyons, COPopulation: 1,96275B+DCA+B+AD+
81Crested Butte, COPopulation: 1,56375B+FA+A+C+A+F
82Glendale, COPopulation: 4,31275A+AFB+CC+D+
83Dakota Ridge, COPopulation: 32,39575A+D+FAB+B+D+
84Sterling, COPopulation: 14,64275A+A+C+C+CD+D+
85Rangely, COPopulation: 2,17275DAAABBF
86Montrose, COPopulation: 18,94075A+BC+BCBD+
87Aspen, COPopulation: 6,60775A+FCA+BA+F
88Columbine, COPopulation: 24,17875A+DFAB+B+D+
89Ken Caryl, COPopulation: 33,98775A+D+FAB+B+D+
90Highlands Ranch, COPopulation: 98,97775B+DDA+AAD+
91Palisade, COPopulation: 2,67075BADACBC
92Basalt, COPopulation: 3,95475AFAABA+F
93Brush, COPopulation: 5,47875BA+A+C+D+CD+
94New Castle, COPopulation: 4,42675BDA+BBB+D
95Aurora, COPopulation: 326,24975A+C+D+BC+BD+
96Bark Ranch, COPopulation: 24675FCD+A+A+AC+
97Seven Hills, COPopulation: 13375FCD+A+B+A+C+
98Burlington, COPopulation: 4,19075B+A+C+C+CCD+
99Delta, COPopulation: 8,84574A+A+CCCBD+
100Ault, COPopulation: 1,36774FA+A+BC+C+D
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