Colorado is an incredible place to live. However, many Coloradans are frustrated because housing costs are going through the roof.

Get our free mobile app

Buying a home in Colorado is more difficult than ever right now. In the past five years, home prices have risen 50%.

Buying a home in Colorado is difficult, however, renting a home is easier according to Forbes. They released a list of the top cities to rent properties and three Colorado cities made the cut.

Family is Key in Aurora

Overlook aurora
Canva
loading...

Aurora is the third largest city in Colorado and it happens to be the 71st best city to live in nationwide. Why do people want to move to Aurora?

The city is extremely family-friendly. The city has a variety of family-friendly attractions, such as the Aurora Reservoir, the Plains Conservation Center, and the Stanley Marketplace. The city also has a strong sense of community, with many events and activities that are designed for families.

Aurora is also a relatively affordable place to live, which makes it a great option for families on a budget.

Colorado Springs Has a Bit of Everything

Colorado Springs
Canva
loading...

Colorado Springs is a fantastic place to rent due to its stunning natural beauty, with the Rocky Mountains as a backdrop. Colorado Springs was rated the 68th best city to rent in America.

Colorado Springs is home to 450,000 people and offers a variety of outdoor activities like hiking and skiing. The city has a low cost of living, excellent schools, a thriving job market, and a vibrant arts and cultural scene.

Denver Is the Best City For Renters in Colorado

Denver
Canva
loading...

The largest city in Colorado is the 59th best city to live in America. I have a lot of family members that want to move to Denver because of Downtown Denver.

Any night of the week there is a major event in Denver.

Denver is a great place to live because it has a lot to offer residents of all ages and interests. The city is home to a vibrant downtown scene, with plenty of restaurants, bars, and shops.

It's also close to the Rocky Mountains, which offer endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Denver has a strong economy and job market, and the cost of living is relatively affordable. The city is also known for its friendly people and its welcoming atmosphere.

Where Are the Best Places to Rent in the Nation?

3 - Virginia Beach, Virginia

virginia beach
Canva
loading...

Virginia Beach is high on this list because homes are extremely affordable even if you live by a beach.

2 - Chesapeake, Virginia

Chesapeke Map
Canva
loading...

The reason why Chesapeake could be a great place for renters is due to its low crime rate. Additionally, nearly 90% of rentals allow pets.

1 - Lincoln, Nebraska

Lincoln, NE
Canva
loading...

Forbes says that Lincoln is the best city in the nation because you will get the most bang for your buck. In Lincoln, you will pay the lowest rent but will get the most space.

Source: Forbes

25 Things Coloradans Do, Say That Other States Think Are Weird

Every state has its quirks — including Colorado. What seems normal to us might not be considered the norm elsewhere. Here are 25 things we do and say in Colorado that other states find...pretty weird.

39 Unique Nicknames of Colorado Towns + How They Got Them

Have you ever wondered why Fort Collins is called the Choice City? Or why people used to refer to Denver as Cow Town? Read on to see some of the most unique Colorado town nicknames — and find out where they came from.

More From 99.9 KEKB - Grand Junction's Favorite Country