U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 01-27-2018, 04:54 AM
 
6 posts, read 5,456 times
Reputation: 10

Advertisements

I am a single mom moving and Colorado is one of the states Thatís on my list. Iíve been looking at Pueblo mainly cause of the cheaper rental prices. How is the job economy. How Is the crime rate? I donít mind driving 20-30 minutes for work if need be.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 01-27-2018, 09:50 AM
 
Location: Pueblo - Colorado's Second City
12,169 posts, read 20,920,900 times
Reputation: 4252
You will hear a lot about crime but it deoends on the side of town you live in. Howeven our bad parts do not compare to bad parts in larger cities. I live in Pueblo and feel safe if not I would move. Job situation is improving but depends on the area you are looking in. My advise is visit Pueblo and see if its for you.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-27-2018, 10:29 AM
 
284 posts, read 615,067 times
Reputation: 466
There’s a lot of info on Pueblo within this forum, and I’m sure you can tell from Josseppie’s post that Pueblo has a fantastic school system.

All kidding aside, I would advise against moving to Pueblo. The few jobs that are available don’t pay very well, and the town has a serious drug problem. The violent crime rate isn’t as high as it is in other places, but property crime is a big issue in Pueblo. Yes, the cost of living is lower than most of the state, but there’s a reason for that.

If you’re open to commuting, you can probably find a decent job 35-45 minutes up the road in Colorado Springs. As a single mom, the logistics could be tricky, though.

Best of luck.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-27-2018, 04:17 PM
 
Location: Pueblo - Colorado's Second City
12,169 posts, read 20,920,900 times
Reputation: 4252
I was on my smart phone lol. That did come out bad.....
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-27-2018, 04:52 PM
 
825 posts, read 1,597,656 times
Reputation: 1239
See http://www.city-data.com/city/Pueblo-Colorado.html for rather a lot of information about Pueblo (or any other location, for that matter). And yes, it is part of this site!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-28-2018, 09:44 AM
 
Location: Colorado Springs
3,037 posts, read 2,054,570 times
Reputation: 3510
As a single mom, resources for support and jobs would be a big factors in your move here. You don't mention what your skill or trade is, but whether or not it is compatible with Pueblo is the biggest "if" of the equation, followed closely by are there opening for those positions within the Pueblo area. In addition to checking the major boards boards, I'd also suggest checking a more local source like Connecting Colorado, which is utilized by many more local companies than some of the more well known boards.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-28-2018, 09:48 AM
 
5,305 posts, read 7,137,631 times
Reputation: 5030
I may be an odd man out but I would not say one should not move to Pueblo. But there are reasons it is cheaper and you'll have to decide if it suits you. I would be careful about neighborhood definitely. I think the neighborhood around CSU Pueblo or around the zoo are quite nice, for example. The economy is not quite as good and the crime rate is generally higher than a lot of the Front Range. You can find crime rate statistics that allow you to compare cities online, as well as economic data.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-12-2018, 01:49 PM
 
Location: El Paso, Tx
235 posts, read 244,585 times
Reputation: 172
I just got back from ten days in Pueblo. I'd say if you stay North and West its very good.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. | Please obey Forum Rules | Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top