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Most Relaxed Places to Live in Colorado

Updated: Jul 20, 2021

Photo by Zach Betten on Unsplash.
Photo by Zach Betten on Unsplash.

It is no secret that Colorado is full of great places to find true rest and relaxation. But how does it compare with other cities in the United States? Utilizing more than 60 factors, including things like depression rates and average amount of sunshine, Lawn Starter has made a list. In this list 190 of the most populous cities in the United States have been compared and one city in Colorado was included among the top 10 most relaxed places across the country. And it wasn't the only city in Colorado that made the overall list.

Fort Collins and More

Fort Collins Colorado ranked 8th among America's most relaxed cities. Fort Collins is about an hour's drive north of Denver via I-25 and is the location of Colorado State University. The city's high scores in 'physical health' and 'work environment' are the factors that pushed it up in the list. The combination of great health and good job environments has lead to Fort Collins residents having the best sleeping habits nationally with the highest rates of adequate sleep. Residents of the city also have the second highest rate for leisure physical activity. Creeping out of the top 10 cities, Colorado made the list four more times in the top 100.

Coming in at the 35th spot on the list was Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs is the second most populous city and the most extensive city in the State of Colorado. Our capital city of Denver ranked 38th most relaxed city on the national list. The city of Thornton came in at 62nd, and Aurora ranked 74th. Aurora lies immediately east of Denver and it is one of the principal cities of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and a major city of the Front Range Urban Corridor. The city's population was 325,078 in the 2010 census, which made it the third most populous city in the State. Looking to make the move to one of the most relaxed cities in the country? Ask your agent today to see what's available in their area!

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