Photos: The ten highest American cities -- and the three Colorado places on the list

The Movoto real estate blog put together its list of the ten highest American cities includes three Colorado community way, way up on the list.

No surprise, right? Well, at least one of the picks is genuinely unexpected, and so are multiple omissions.

Count down the top ten below, complete with photos and text excerpts from the original Movoto post, which contains more information about how the rankings were determined.

Number 10: Los Angeles

Photos: The ten highest American cities -- and the three Colorado places on the list
Courtesy LA Weekly

The fact that Los Angeles didn't place higher also came as quite a surprise. As the second-largest city out of the 100 we surveyed (only New York City is larger), it simply couldn't hold up when looked at on a per-capita basis. That didn't keep it from posting an impressive ninth place result for dispensaries, with one for every 10,324 of its 3.8 million residents....

Number 9: Sacramento

Photos: The ten highest American cities -- and the three Colorado places on the list

For a state where marijuana use isn't entirely legal, California's capital sure placed well. In fact, Sacramento placed sixth overall in terms of dispensaries per capita, with one for every 8,141 people who live in the city....

Continue to keep counting down the ten highest American cities -- and the three Colorado places on the list.



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