Living in Colorado ain't cheap, but it's not the most expensive state either. Most of the time the amazing quality of life in the mountains makes up for the higher cost of everything. That being said, there are some extremely expensive parts of Colorado.

A recent report released from looked at towns across the country that are considered some of the most expensive places to live. Colorado shows up six different times in the list of the fifty most expensive places to live. Let's take a look at which towns made the list.

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Colorado's Most Expensive Towns

Data from zooms in on the top fifty places in America with the most expensive median home values. The six cities in Colorado that are part of the top fifty include Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs, Montrose, Fort Morgan, Canon City, and Craig. We'll examine the average median home value and the median income for each one of these communities in the slides below.

Colorado Home Swamp

Did you know that a home in Breckenridge, Colorado costs almost the same as one in San Diego, California? A home in Steamboat Springs costs about the same as a home in the suburbs of Seattle, Washington. Check out the slides below to see which Colorado towns have home values that match up with larger metropolitan areas elsewhere in America.

America's Most Expensive Town

The town at the top of the list of the most expensive places to live in America was the town of Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts. Homes in Vineyard Haven cost over $850,000 yet most folks who live there earn about $77,000. Imagine what they could buy in Palisade for $850,000. A lot more wine, that's for sure.

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Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

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