DENVER — A RoadSnacks.net study ranked the worst and best cities to live in Colorado.
Cities were ranked on population, crime, unemployment rate, household income and average home value.
The company also said it used data from the government census, Bureau of Labor Statistics, FBI crime data and Sperling’s Best Places.
Based on this criteria, the top 10 worst places to live in Colorado are:
9. La Junta
6. Grand Junction
RoadSnacks.net cited the following statistics for why Pueblo ranked as the worst city to live in in Colorado.
Crime: Third highest in Colorado for cities with a population of more than 5,000
Unemployment rate: 9.2 percent
Household income: $35,176
Average home value: $105,000
The website used the same criteria to determine the best cities to live in in Colorado.
4. Castle Pines
3. Highlands Ranch
On a scale of 1 to 101, with the lower numbers meaning worse scores, other Colorado cities to be ranked were: Aurora (23), Denver (45), Lakewood (49), Golden (64), Westminster (70), Castle Rock (79) and Boulder (89).
To see where other cities rank, check out the full study.
The author of the study prefaced the result with the disclaimer that he does not live in Colorado and that the list was based on the numbers.AlertMe