Bennett 61 Average
Bennett Livability #228 ranked city in Colorado#17,248 ranked city in the USARanks better than 41% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Bennett

  • Cost Of Living

    The overall cost of living in this area is much lower than average. This includes everyday goods and services, as well as housing, utilities and health care.

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Health & Safety

    Poor air quality and the inaccessibility of certain health related facilities like hospitals, clinics, doctors and pharmacies could have all contributed to the low score in this category.

  • Schools

    Lower than average education levels, poor reading and math scores, as well as the inaccessibility of local elementary and high schools could all be factors in the low schools score.

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What's it like Living in Bennett?

Bennett is a smaller city located in the state of Colorado. The city has a population of 2,603 people. If we look at the most recent Census, Bennett is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Asian and Black. Something to be aware of when living in Bennett are the above average commute times. If you're looking for a short commute to work, this might not be the right area for you. With one way commute time of 32 minutes, this comes in much higher than the national average of 26 minutes.

Living in Bennett can be a great experience for anyone moving to the city. Having said that, in the state of Colorado, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! When searching for a new neighborhood, several factors play a vital role in determining its suitability. Safety should be a top priority, ensuring a secure environment with low crime rates. Proximity to your workplace or school helps minimize commuting time and allows for a better work-life balance. Availability of essential amenities such as parks, coffee shops, restaurants, grocery stores, and healthcare facilities contributes to convenience and well-being. Access to reliable public transportation options facilitates easy commuting and connectivity. Additionally, considering the sense of community and the overall atmosphere that resonates with your lifestyle and preferences fosters a harmonious living experience. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, cost of living, commute, health & safety, you can easily compare the best places to live in Bennett and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Bennett to Colorado and the national average.

With a livability score of 60 out of 100, Bennett is ranked #17,316 in the United States and #249 in Colorado. This is not a favorable rating; as this score ranks among some of the lowest in America. Living in Bennett may not be a pleasant experience. There are nine total categories that create the livability score. Bennett ranks well for crime (B+), cost of living (B) and housing (A+) There is at least one category that did not score well in Bennett. The following was graded with a discouraging score: amenities (F) and education (F).

Finding affordable real estate and housing in Bennett can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category. A healthy real estate market can lead to wealth appreciation for property owners, as rising property values can contribute to homeowners' equity, financial stability and the ability to build long-term wealth.

Assuming that Bennett meets all of your requirements like low crime rates, good schools and great local amenities, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Bennett. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Bennett are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Bennett come in at $280,500, which is 6% higher than the Colorado average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Bennett, the home price to income ratio is 4.4, which is 4.8% higher than the Colorado average.

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      Bennett transportation information

      Statistic Bennett Colorado National
      Average one way commute32min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.6%75.2%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.5%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%3.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%1.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk4.1%3.0%2.8%
      Working from home3.6%7.0%4.6%
      Source: The Bennett, CO data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).