A Western Slope Town is the Worst City to Call Home in Colorado
Some towns and cities in Colorado are straight-up beautiful, while others can be less than desirable. In December 2021, Lochbuie, Colorado, was named the ugliest town in Colorado.
Overall, most towns and cities in Colorado are highly desirable when it comes to looking for a place to live. Alot Travel, though, has compiled a list of the cities that are the worst to call home in the United States and included a Colorado town.
California, Louisiana, Missouri, Connecticut, and Michigan all had numerous cities on the list for the worst cities to call home. Colorado only had one.
What is the worst city to call home in Colorado?
The Colorado town making the list of the worst place to call home, according to Alot Travel, is Clifton. Clifton, Colorado, is located on the Western Slope and in the Grand Junction metro area.
There is nothing wrong with Clifton, Colorado. However, some of the factors are undeniable when calling a place home. Clifton's population is approximately 20,500, with a poverty rate of 25.6 percent. The median household income is at an average of $42,000. Some Clifton residents see an annual income as little as $10,000 per year.
The unemployment rate in Clifton is approximately 11 percent, nearly three times higher than Colorado's state average of 4.7 percent.
When it comes to housing, Clifton, Colorado, seems quite affordable, with the median home value being $138,000.
Other cities that are on the "Worst to Call Home" list
Some of the other cities on the worst place to call home in the United States include:
- Kansas City, Missouri
- Baltimore, Maryland
- Cleveland, Ohio
- Birmingham, Alabama
- Tulsa, Oklahoma
- New Orleans, Louisiana
- Anchorage, Alaska
- Oakland, California
To see the complete list of the Worst Cities to Call Home in the United States, see Alot Travel.
Source: Alot Travel