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Pueblo, CO

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Located in Colorado’s Banana Belt, Pueblo, Colorado is considered semi-arid desert land and receives significantly less snowfall than other cities in Colorado. It sits at the confluence of Fountain Creek and the Arkansas River which formed the border between the United States and Mexico around 1842. The settlement was named Fort Pueblo and was intended to be a trading post. Today, Pueblo has a population of just over 100,000 residents and is the Pueblo County seat.

Apartments in Pueblo CO

$749-$949

North Point Estates
Beds: 3
Baths: 2

$1100

3 BDR Home on Cul-de-sac with huge backyard
Beds: 3
Baths: 1.5

$1350

Buckboard Drive
Beds: 4
Baths: 3

$1325

Fountain 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home
Beds: 4
Baths: 2.5

$1250

Immaculate Home Near Ft. Carson
Beds: 3
Baths: 2.5

$2500

Impeccable 2 Story Custom Built Beauty!
Beds: 4
Baths: 4

Key City Stats

The average age of Pueblo, CO is
50 to 54
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.04%
  • 6.57%
  • 6.43%
  • Female
  • 6.59%
  • 5.9%
  • 5.73%
$648
is average rent in Pueblo, CO
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 6.61%
  • 6.2%
  • 5.97%
31.2%
of units are available for rent in Pueblo
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1570
  • 361
  • 1556
Getting Around in Pueblo, CO

Pueblo, Colorado offers residents bus service through Pueblo Transit. There are 12 bus routes throughout the city. There is also a Citi-Lift program that offers fixed-rate transportation to people with disabilities. For longer trips, there is a greyhound station and an Amtrak station. Overall, Pueblo has fewer residents who use public transportation—almost 50% less than the national average.

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The average commuter time in Pueblo is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 2.6%
  • 3.99%
  • 1.29%

Historic Arkansas River Project

<p>The Historic Arkansas River Project is a city beautification initiative, also known as the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo is a 32 acre urban experience. The project returned the Arkansas River to its historic location in downtown Pueblo and now offers park space for family outings, an 80 seat amphitheater that provides educational opportunities and an outdoor laboratory where students can gain a fresh perspective on the city's history. On the newly restored river, there are paddleboats, gondolas and tour barges available.</p>

Steelworks Museum

<p>Pueblo, Colorado is also known as "Steel City" and has a long and colorful history alongside the Steel Industry. Pueblo is also home to the Steelworks Museum of Industry and Culture and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company. For 121 years, Pueblo was the home of the largest steel mill west of the Mississippi River. The Museum and archives within tell the story of thousands of men and women who dedicated their lives to the industrialization of the American West.</p>

Lake Pueblo State Park

<p>Lake Pueblo State Park includes 60 miles of shoreline around Lake Pueblo, or the Pueblo Reservoir and 10,000 acres of land. For public recreation, the park has two full-service marinas. Visitors enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, camping and swimming in specially designated areas. Aside from the reservoir, the wildlife in the area is very diverse including mammals such as mule deer, coyote, red and gray fox and badger. The reptile population is also notable with bull snakes, rattlesnakes , turtles as well as the much rarer blackneck garter snake.</p>