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Littleton: A Top 10 in Best Places to Live in Colorado

Post Date:08/12/2022

girl-with-balloon LROCitytistics, one of the most comprehensive sources of city-focused data, featuring crime rates, cost of living, happiness, and more has named Littleton a Top Ten Best Place to Live in Colorado for Families.  Citytistics is a location intelligence website that analyzes, visualizes, and reports on city-specific data to help people make smart decisions in and around the U.S. Ranking Littleton #6, Citytistics said, “The city is located only 20 minutes from Denver which makes it a fantastic place to live and raise a family in the suburbs whilst being easy enough to commute to work in a big city. Additionally, the cost-of-living fares better than the average which also helps. There is also plenty to offer in this city from galleries to bars – enough to keep you occupied!"

Littleton was named one of the 2022 Top 100 Best Places to Live in the U.S. by Livability.com, outpacing more than 2,300 cities with populations between 20,000 and one million in this data-driven ranking. Livability.com said, "Littleton residents enjoy Colorado living at its finest in this suburb just south of Denver. Commuter rail lines that zip into downtown Denver, a historic downtown filled with cute boutiques and buzzy restaurants, plus lots of parks with kid-approved playground equipment make Littleton one of the best places to live in the U.S. On top of all that, Littleton has a strong economy and intelligent residents, with aerospace and aviation among the top industries. On the weekends and after work, you'll often find locals (and horses) along the picturesque Highline Canal trails. Did we mention Littleton's hops culture? There's a brewery located along a river that you can tube to on summer days."

Finally, People for Bikes released its City Ratings Scores, combining a city’s Bicycle Network Analysis with a Community Survey Score which measures how people feel about biking in their community. Littleton was ranked in the 92nd percentile of 1,105 cities, and 46 of 565 small cities.

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