ìWith Colorado today boasting one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation and ranking among the top states to raise a family, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report identifying 2019ís Best Places to Raise a Family in Colorado,î according to WalletHub.WalletHub compared more than 60 cities in the state across 21 key metrics. The data set ranges from housing affordability to school-system quality to unemployment rate. Black Forest ranked in the top 20.No. 1 ParkerNo. 17 Black ForestNo. 20 Loveland†
- Golden has the most†playgrounds (per 100,000 residents), 24.55, which is 26.7 times more than in Pueblo, the city with the fewest at 0.92.
- Johnstown has the fewest†violent crimes (per 1,000 residents), 0.18, which is†58.5 times fewer than in Pueblo, the city with the most†at†10.53.
- Castle Pines has the highest†median annual family income†(adjusted for cost of living), $114,272, which is 2.7 times higher than in Fort Carson, the city with the lowest at $42,165.
- Black Forest has the lowest†separation and divorce rate, 8.53 percent, which is four times lower than in Welby, the city with the highest†at†34.20 percent.
- Lone Tree has the lowest†share of families receiving food stamps, 0.45 percent, which is 60.1 times lower than in Federal Heights, the city with the highest†at†27.06 percent.