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Several counties in Colorado lead a new list of the most livable areas in the eight-state Rocky Mountain region.
Researchers at Colorado College say Gilpin County west of Boulder ranks as the top metropolitan county. La Plata County in southwestern Colorado is the top county with smaller cities, and nearby San Miguel County is the highest-ranked rural county.
The study measured 15 factors including the surrounding environment, social and cultural assets such as education and health care and economic issues such as job opportunities.