There's nothing like living among Colorado's gorgeous landscapes; beautiful mountains, rivers, and deserts pepper the state. We all know, however, that the state's economy varies from town to town.

As a whole, 12% of Colorado's population lives at or below the poverty line. Compare that to the national average, 14.8% (2014) and we don't look too bad, but we're not looking too good either.

Here are 10 of Colorado's poorest towns:

10 Smallest Towns in Colorado

Just for the record, Grand Junction ranks #200 at 11.43% at or below the poverty level.