Ten Best Places to Live in Colorado According to Movoto

More photos below.
More photos below.

There are plenty of amazing places to call home in Colorado — but which of them stand above the others?

The Movoto blog came up with its list of the top ten.

Count down the photo-illustrated top ten below, complete with excerpts from Movoto text and information about methodology. To see the original post, click here.

Louisville.
Louisville.

Number 10: Louisville
This Boulder County municipality scored points in our ranking for its unemployment rate of just 5.9 percent, its beautiful summer temperatures, averaging at 74 degrees, and its relative high rank in amenities, with 970 businesses in the area....

Wellington.
Wellington.

Number 9: Wellington
Another relatively inexpensive city, Wellington came in as our ninth best place in the state, largely because of its affordability. With a cost of living of just 96, where the national average is 100, and a sales tax of just 6.7 percent, Wellington residents have it pretty good — especially when you consider that the median household income of $66,524 is 10 percent higher than the rest of the state....

Fort Lupton.
Fort Lupton.

Number 8: Fort Lupton
Located in Weld County, Colorado, Fort Lupton scored a spot on our list for several reasons, but chief among them were its low cost of living and low taxes. With a cost of living of just 95, where the national average is 100, and with a sales tax of just 6.7 percent, Fort Lupton is easily the most affordable place in our top 10....

Boulder.
Boulder.

Number 7: Boulder
Boulder is known across the country as one of the best cities in Colorado, and in many peoples’ opinions, in the U.S. in general. This city of just over 97,000 residents is known for its laid back attitude, liberal leanings, and of course, its natural beauty. It is a liberal outdoorsman’s dream come true....

Evans.
Evans.

Number 6: Evans
With a median home value of $346,700, Evans ranked among the top 20 when it came to high priced real estate, which is a good indicator of a place’s desirability. And what’s not to desire? Evans has a student to teacher ratio of just 14 to 1 — the very best in our top 10. It also has one of the lower sales tax rates, at just 7.7 percent, compared to some cities which are over 8.8 percent....



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