11. Las Animas
Median home price: $143,100
Property tax: $416
Cost of living index: 93.9
The whole of Colorado has some 5.45 million citizens according to the 2015 census, and a little over 15,000 live in the Las Animas County. Here, the median home price hits $143,000 for which your property taxes would cost a mere $416. The cost of living index in this area is 93.9, which means you’ll pay about 6 percent less than the national average.
The county is home to some beautiful views, which you can enjoy from the Highway of Legends Scenic Byway and the Santa Fe Trail National Scenic Byway. There are also several historic trails and landmarks to enjoy, such as the Trinidad State History Museum or the Mesa de Maya, which is volcanic tableland rising above the Great Plains.
If you want to enjoy nature, you can do so in several protected areas, such as the San Isabel National Forest, the or the Trinidad Lake State Park, to name a few.