Renting in Colorado ain't cheap, and the cost of housing these days will make your head spin. Thankfully, there are still some great places to live in the Centennial State that remain affordable.

Compare the average cost of rent with home prices in each of the cities in the gallery below, and see how these costs compare with your own.

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Affordable Places in Colorado says the average cost of rent for a single-bedroom apartment in the United States in 2023 is $1,702. The cost of renting has gone through the roof in the last few years, and more Coloradans are looking for communities with lower housing costs.

The Price Is Right, Colorado

Earlier in the year, real estate company Redfin reported the median home sale price in Colorado as $580,900. Below, we'll take a closer look at ten communities with a median home price that is less than $580,900.

Look At Grand Junction

Redfin ranks Grand Junction as the third most affordable community in Colorado. Grand Junction averages a cost of $1350 for a single-bedroom apartment. The city averages a median home sale price of $464,800, and an average home value of $381,926, making it one of the more affordable places to rent or buy in Colorado.

Colorado’s 10 Most Affordable Places to Live

Are you looking for a place to live in Colorado that doesn't cost a fortune? So are we. Here come ten cities in the Centennial State that boast rent below the national average and some reasonable home prices, too.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

STAY SAFE: The 10 Safest Places to Live in Colorado in 2023

Where are the safest places to live in the state of Colorado? The website Property Club has factored in population, crime rate, and the cost of housing to come up with the top ten safest places one could live in Colorado. Keep going to find out where some of the safest places are in the Centennial State.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

LOOK: 10 of the Best Small Towns in Colorado to Call Home

WalletHub recently released a list of the best and worst small towns in all 50 states. Keep going to check out the Top Ten towns in Colorado with less than 100,000 residents that made the list of the best small towns in America.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

MORE: The Best Places to Stop When Traveling to Denver from Grand Junction

Are you planning to make the drive over the mountain? There's nothing that states you have to drive nonstop from point A to B. When driving from Grand Junction, Colorado to Denver, there are a number of fascinating adventures to pursue right along the I70 corridor.

Since I have no idea if you're driving I70 from Grand Junction to Denver, or from Denver to Grand Junction, these attractions are presented in no particular order. They all have one thing in common, though. They are all right off of Colorado's I70, or within a few minutes of the exit.

Gallery Credit: Waylon Jordan

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