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
1Valmont, COPopulation: 8985A+CA+A+C+A+C+
2Evergreen, COPopulation: 8,94285A+FA+A+B+AC+
3Castle Pines Village, COPopulation: 3,70785BFA+A+A+A+D+
4Superior, COPopulation: 12,40785A+FA+A+AAC+
5Niwot, COPopulation: 4,19984AFA+A+AA+C+
6Columbine Valley, COPopulation: 1,33684AFA+A+A+A+D+
7Parker, COPopulation: 45,19584A+DA+A+AB+D+
8Bow Mar, COPopulation: 1,00484B+FA+A+A+A+D+
9Cherry Hills Village, COPopulation: 6,04384B+FA+A+A+A+D+
10Paragon Estates, COPopulation: 81384BFA+A+A+A+C+
11Cherry Creek, COPopulation: 11,37284A+FA+A+AAD+
12Erie, COPopulation: 17,94684ADA+A+AAC+
13Centennial, COPopulation: 101,33984A+DA+A+AB+D+
14Broomfield, COPopulation: 55,91383A+DA+AB+B+C+
15Louisville, COPopulation: 18,61683A+DAA+B+AC+
16Lafayette, COPopulation: 24,75383A+DA+ABB+C+
17Tall Timber, COPopulation: 32983C+CA+A+B+A+C+
18Firestone, COPopulation: 10,06783ADA+AB+B+C+
19Fairmount, COPopulation: 7,80583A+FA+AAAC+
20Gunbarrel, COPopulation: 9,30383ADA+A+B+AC+
21Arvada, COPopulation: 106,96583A+D+AABB+C+
22Berthoud, COPopulation: 5,26182A+CA+A+BB+D+
23Castle Pines, COPopulation: 10,21082BFA+A+A+A+D+
24Mountain Meadows, COPopulation: 15882A+CB+A+BAC+
25Windsor, COPopulation: 18,64082AD+A+AB+B+D+
26Foxfield, COPopulation: 78282AFA+A+AA+D+
27Meridian, COPopulation: 2,46482ADA+A+BAD+
28Woodland Park, COPopulation: 7,14782A+CA+A+BB+D+
29Acres Green, COPopulation: 3,30182A+DAA+B+B+D+
30Frederick, COPopulation: 8,62681BD+A+AB+BC+
31Golden, COPopulation: 18,77581A+DAB+BAC+
32Fruita, COPopulation: 12,44481A+C+A+B+BBC
33Applewood, COPopulation: 7,13081A+DAABAC+
34St. Ann Highlands, COPopulation: 34581FCA+A+A+AC+
35Todd Creek, COPopulation: 4,07381FCA+A+AA+C+
36Florence, COPopulation: 3,89281AA+A+BD+CC
37Stonegate, COPopulation: 9,33281A+DB+A+AAD+
38Genesee, COPopulation: 3,86581DFA+A+A+A+C+
39Palisade, COPopulation: 2,67081BAA+ACBC
40Sugarloaf, COPopulation: 17881FCA+A+A+A+C+
41Woodmoor, COPopulation: 8,64181ADA+A+AAD+
42Lyons, COPopulation: 1,96281B+DA+A+B+AD+
43Boulder, COPopulation: 99,17780A+FBA+BA+C+
44Castle Rock, COPopulation: 48,32180A+DA+C+B+B+D+
45Estes Park, COPopulation: 5,90180A+DA+ABAD+
46Longmont, COPopulation: 86,35580A+D+B+BBB+C+
47Littleton, COPopulation: 42,41480A+D+AABB+D+
48Trinidad, COPopulation: 9,03280A+A+A+C+D+CC
49Monument, COPopulation: 5,40380A+DB+A+B+AD+
50Eaton, COPopulation: 4,36180BB+A+AC+BD
51Paonia, COPopulation: 1,33380B+B+A+AC+BD+
52Westminster, COPopulation: 106,75080A+D+BB+BBC+
53Seven Hills, COPopulation: 13380FCA+A+B+A+C+
54Bark Ranch, COPopulation: 24679FCA+A+A+AC+
55Johnstown, COPopulation: 9,74879B+D+A+B+BBD+
56Severance, COPopulation: 3,12379D+C+A+AB+B+D+
57Fort Lupton, COPopulation: 7,47879B+AA+D+C+C+C+
58Eagle, COPopulation: 6,36479A+FA+AB+AF
59Fort Collins, COPopulation: 144,32979A+CBAC+B+D+
60Pine Brook Hill, COPopulation: 1,30279FFA+A+A+A+C+
61Greenwood Village, COPopulation: 13,93279AFC+A+AA+D+
62Kittredge, COPopulation: 1,33079DFA+A+BAC+
63East Pleasant View, COPopulation: 34679A+DCABB+C+
64Thornton, COPopulation: 118,74779A+CBBBBC+
65Dacono, COPopulation: 4,18579BBA+CCBC+
66Loveland, COPopulation: 67,31679A+CB+AC+BD+
67Wray, COPopulation: 2,04179C+AA+B+D+C+D+
68Eldorado Springs, COPopulation: 61078FCA+A+B+A+C+
69Ignacio, COPopulation: 86478BA+A+C+C+CD
70Lazy Acres, COPopulation: 81978FFA+A+A+A+C+
71Altona, COPopulation: 51278FFA+A+AA+C+
72West Pleasant View, COPopulation: 3,48578A+CB+BCBC+
73Fountain, COPopulation: 25,60278B+BBABBC
74Glendale, COPopulation: 4,31278A+ACB+CC+D+
75Highlands Ranch, COPopulation: 98,97778B+DC+A+AAD+
76The Pinery, COPopulation: 11,09978D+FA+A+AAD+
77Sunshine, COPopulation: 21177FFA+A+A+AC+
78Indian Hills, COPopulation: 1,13877FDA+A+A+AC+
79Crisman, COPopulation: 6277FCA+A+A+CC+
80Durango, COPopulation: 16,93677A+DBAC+AD
81De Beque, COPopulation: 41477DAA+CBBC
82Goldfield, COPopulation: 3477FB+A+A+B+CC
83Fort Carson, COPopulation: 14,06677BB+A+B+CCC
84Manitou Springs, COPopulation: 5,05177A+DBAC+AD+
85Snowmass Village, COPopulation: 2,76677BFA+A+B+A+F
86Northglenn, COPopulation: 35,95877A+C+BC+C+BC+
87Lone Tree, COPopulation: 10,94177AFD+A+AAD+
88Cortez, COPopulation: 8,45377A+A+CBCC+D+
89Stratton, COPopulation: 67677DA+A+BC+CD+
90Edwards, COPopulation: 9,57077AFA+BB+A+F
91Yuma, COPopulation: 3,50977BA+A+C+CD+D+
92Buena Vista, COPopulation: 2,60677B+C+A+ACBF
93Mancos, COPopulation: 1,27077C+BA+BCBD+
94Fort Morgan, COPopulation: 11,34977A+A+ACCCD+
95Air Force Academy, COPopulation: 6,81677FB+A+A+B+CD+
96Green Mountain Falls, COPopulation: 72677DBA+A+CBD+
97Colorado Springs, COPopulation: 417,53477A+C+DAC+BD+
98Holyoke, COPopulation: 2,35477CA+A+C+CCD+
99Gleneagle, COPopulation: 6,88177CDB+A+AAD+
100Brush, COPopulation: 5,47877BA+A+C+D+CD+
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