Home Values: $139,600 (9th worst)
Unemployment Rate: 12.9% (1st worst)
When you’re looking at science and data, the city of Sheridan is the worst place you can live in the state of Colorado. Let’s see why.
Crime and no jobs. How does that sum it up? When you look at the numbers, you can see why Sheridan might be a bad place to live. Would you believe Sheridan has the 2nd highest crime rate in Colorado? It does. You have a 1 in 13.0 chance of being robbed when you’re within Sheridan city limits each year.
Plus, Sheridan has the 1st highest unemployment rate in the state at 12.9%.
And the home prices ($139,600) are the 9th cheapest in the state. Say what you want about ‘cheap living,’ the fact is, homes are priced on demand, and there’s not a lot of demand to live in Sheridan.