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Ten Best Colorado Suburbs to Buy a House

Earlier this year, we shared a study arguing that renting is better than buying in much of the Denver-metro area despite rising rent prices in these parts.

But if you decide to make a purchase anywhere, where should you do it?

The Niche website, which specializes in ranking pretty much anything and everything, has some advice via its list of the best Colorado suburbs in which to buy a house.

As you'll see, the top ten is heavily weighted toward relatively affluent suburbs in the Denver-Boulder area.

Count down the photo illustrated roster below, featuring Niche data — and to see the complete post, click here.

Number 10: Littleton
Littleton is a suburb in Colorado with 43,065 residents. It has very high home values, average rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and average income levels.

Number 9: Lone Tree
Lone Tree is a suburb in Colorado with 11,600 residents. It has very high home values, very high rent costs, and low unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and very high income levels.

Number 8: Monument
Monument is a suburb in Colorado with 5,588 residents. It has very high home values, very high rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and high income levels.

Number 7: Centennial
Centennial is a suburb in Colorado with 102,625 residents. It has very high home values, very high rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and very high income levels.

Number 6: Fountain
Fountain is a suburb in Colorado with 26,293 residents. It has average home values, high rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and high income levels.

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Number 5: Louisville
Louisville is a suburb in Colorado with 18,831 residents. It has very high home values, high rent costs, and low unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have very high education levels and very high income levels.

Number 4: Castle Rock
Castle Rock is a suburb in Colorado with 49,990 residents. It has very high home values, high rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and very high income levels.

Number 3: Erie
Erie is a suburb in Colorado with 18,672 residents. It has very high home values, very high rent costs, and very low unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and very high income levels.

Number 2: Lafeyette
Lafayette is a suburb in Colorado with 25,238 residents. It has very high home values, high rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and high income levels.

Number 1: Parker
Parker is a suburb in Colorado with 46,390 residents. It has very high home values, high rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and very high income levels.


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