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%.