Pueblo 62 Below average
Pueblo Livability #304 ranked city in Colorado#21,676 ranked city in the USARanks better than 26% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Pueblo Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Pueblo Cost of Living Cost of living is 20% lower than Colorado
8812% less expensive than the US average
11010% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Pueblo cost of living
F Pueblo Crime Total crime is 62% higher than Colorado
Total crime
4,80293% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2193% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-27%Year over year crime is down
Pueblo crime
F Pueblo Employment Household income is 43% lower than Colorado
Median household income
$35,77035% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,42732% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%28% higher than the US average
Pueblo employment
C Pueblo Housing Home value is 56% lower than Colorado
Median home value
$116,80037% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$75121% lower than the US average
Home ownership
55%13% lower than the US average
Pueblo real estate or Pueblo rentals
F Pueblo Schools HS graduation rate is 9% lower than Colorado
High school grad. rates
80%4% lower than the US average
School test scores
26%48% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:14% higher than the US average
Pueblo K-12 schools
F Pueblo User Ratings There are a total of 19 ratings in Pueblo
Overall user rating
48% 19 total ratings
User reviews rating
33% 4 total reviews
User surveys rating
58% 15 total surveys
all Pueblo poll results

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      Living in Pueblo, CO

      Located in the state of Colorado, Pueblo is a mid-sized city with a population of 108,385 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 73% of Pueblo residents are White, 4% American Indian and Alaskan and 3% Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Pueblo are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 16% of the population also speak Spanish.

      Whether you’re relocating to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Pueblo could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Colorado if you know where to look. To help you find the best places to live in and around Pueblo, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, crime, cost of living and more.

      The livability score in Pueblo is 62 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 25th percentile of all cities across America. If we examine each of the categories individually, we see that Pueblo ranks well for amenities (A+) and cost of living (B+). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Pueblo. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: crime (F), education (F) and employment (F).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Pueblo has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the notable things to do include: Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo, Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, and Rosemount Museum.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Pueblo. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Pueblo are affordable. Median real estate prices in Pueblo come in at $116,800, which is 55.9% lower than the Colorado average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Pueblo, the home price to income ratio is 3.3, which is 21.4% lower than the Colorado average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Pueblo were 11.4%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 7.4%.

      Pueblo transportation information

      Average one way commute19min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.8%75.2%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.2%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.7%3.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%1.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.9%3.0%2.8%
      Working from home2.0%7.0%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Pueblo, CO data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).