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 5,042,853 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+D+BABB+C+
13Windsor, COPopulation: 18,64081AD+A+AB+B+D+
14Monument, COPopulation: 5,40380A+DBA+B+AD+
15Golden, COPopulation: 18,77580A+DBB+BAC+
16Boulder, COPopulation: 99,17780A+FC+A+BA+C+
17Frederick, COPopulation: 8,62680BD+A+AB+BC+
18Florence, COPopulation: 3,89280AA+A+BD+CC
19Estes Park, COPopulation: 5,90180A+DA+ABAD+
20Castle Pines Village, COPopulation: 3,70780BFCA+A+A+D+
21Edgewater, COPopulation: 5,18380A+BA+CCBC+
22Trinidad, COPopulation: 9,03280A+A+AC+D+CC
23Greenwood Village, COPopulation: 13,93280AFBA+AA+D+
24Superior, COPopulation: 12,40779A+FD+A+AAC+
25Littleton, COPopulation: 42,41479A+D+BABB+D+
26Paragon Estates, COPopulation: 81379BFD+A+A+A+C+
27Paonia, COPopulation: 1,33379B+BA+AC+BD+
28Niwot, COPopulation: 4,19979AFCA+AA+C+
29Westminster, COPopulation: 106,75079A+CBB+BBC+
30Evergreen, COPopulation: 8,94279A+FD+A+B+AC+
31Woodland Park, COPopulation: 7,14779A+C+BA+BB+D+
32Longmont, COPopulation: 86,35579A+D+C+BBB+C+
33Fort Collins, COPopulation: 144,32979A+CC+AC+B+D+
34Fruita, COPopulation: 12,44479A+CB+B+BBC
35Cherry Creek, COPopulation: 11,37279A+FD+A+AAD+
36Lone Tree, COPopulation: 10,94179AFBA+AAD+
37Fort Lupton, COPopulation: 7,47879B+AA+D+C+C+C+
38Castle Rock, COPopulation: 48,32179A+DAC+B+B+D+
39Dacono, COPopulation: 4,18579BB+A+CCBC+
40Colorado Springs, COPopulation: 417,53478A+B+D+AC+BD+
41Johnstown, COPopulation: 9,74878B+D+A+B+BBD+
42Fountain, COPopulation: 25,60278B+B+C+ABBC
43Wray, COPopulation: 2,04178C+A+A+B+D+C+D+
44Thornton, COPopulation: 118,74778A+CC+BBBC+
45Fairmount, COPopulation: 7,80578A+FD+AAAC+
46Loveland, COPopulation: 67,31678A+CBAC+BD+
47Gunbarrel, COPopulation: 9,30378ADD+A+B+AC+
48Ignacio, COPopulation: 86478BAA+C+C+CD
49Acres Green, COPopulation: 3,30178A+D+DA+B+B+D+
50Eaton, COPopulation: 4,36177BC+A+AC+BD
51Stonegate, COPopulation: 9,33277A+DDA+AAD+
52Applewood, COPopulation: 7,13077A+DDABAC+
53Castle Pines, COPopulation: 10,21077BFD+A+A+A+D+
54Milliken, COPopulation: 5,55377C+B+A+BBBD+
55Cortez, COPopulation: 8,45377A+A+CBCC+D+
56Foxfield, COPopulation: 78277AFD+A+AA+D+
57Manitou Springs, COPopulation: 5,05177A+D+C+AC+AD+
58East Pleasant View, COPopulation: 34677A+DFABB+C+
59Mountain Meadows, COPopulation: 15877A+FDA+BAC+
60Eagle, COPopulation: 6,36477A+FAAB+AF
61Meridian, COPopulation: 2,46477ADCA+BAD+
62Northglenn, COPopulation: 35,95876A+C+C+C+C+BC+
63Lakewood, COPopulation: 143,49676A+D+DB+C+B+C+
64Woodmoor, COPopulation: 8,64176ADD+A+AAD+
65Cedaredge, COPopulation: 2,47676CAA+B+D+BD+
66Durango, COPopulation: 16,93676A+DC+AC+AD
67Wheat Ridge, COPopulation: 30,36676A+CCBC+B+C+
68Buena Vista, COPopulation: 2,60676B+CA+ACBF
69Timnath, COPopulation: 74676DDA+AAAD+
70Grand Junction, COPopulation: 58,86776A+C+DBC+BC
71Yuma, COPopulation: 3,50976BA+A+C+CD+D+
72Genesee, COPopulation: 3,86576DFCA+A+A+C+
73Snowmass Village, COPopulation: 2,76676BFA+A+B+A+F
74Valmont, COPopulation: 8976A+FD+A+C+A+C+
75Glendale, COPopulation: 4,31276A+AFB+CC+D+
76Lyons, COPopulation: 1,96276B+DCA+B+AD+
77Crisman, COPopulation: 6276FBCA+A+CC+
78Dakota Ridge, COPopulation: 32,39575A+D+FAB+B+D+
79Crested Butte, COPopulation: 1,56375B+FA+A+C+A+F
80Tall Timber, COPopulation: 32975C+FD+A+B+A+C+
81Rangely, COPopulation: 2,17275DAAABBF
82Aurora, COPopulation: 326,24975A+BD+BC+BD+
83Mancos, COPopulation: 1,27075C+C+A+BCBD+
84Sterling, COPopulation: 14,64275A+A+C+C+CD+D+
85Columbine, COPopulation: 24,17875A+DFAB+B+D+
86Ken Caryl, COPopulation: 33,98775A+D+FAB+B+D+
87Highlands Ranch, COPopulation: 98,97775B+DDA+AAD+
88Aspen, COPopulation: 6,60775A+FCA+BA+F
89Brush, COPopulation: 5,47875BA+A+C+D+CD+
90Burlington, COPopulation: 4,19075B+A+C+C+CCD+
91Basalt, COPopulation: 3,95475AFAABA+F
92Palisade, COPopulation: 2,67075BADACBC
93New Castle, COPopulation: 4,42675BDA+BBB+D
94West Pleasant View, COPopulation: 3,48574A+C+DBCBC+
95Pine Brook Hill, COPopulation: 1,30274FFC+A+A+A+C+
96Goldfield, COPopulation: 3474FACA+B+CC
97Delta, COPopulation: 8,84574A+ACCCBD+
98Montrose, COPopulation: 18,94074A+C+C+BCBD+
99Greeley, COPopulation: 93,08274A+ADC+CBD
100Kiowa, COPopulation: 82874D+AA+BCC+D
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