Generally speaking, like many places, good jobs are difficult to find in Pueblo. I was a homecare nurse for years, discovered there are good and bad everywhere. We mostly picked Pueblo due to the affordability of the housing. In any case, best wishes on the transition and thanks for your feedback!
Hope you find a home here. Soccer is big in Pueblo — check with the Pueblo Rangers soccer club to get your son plugged in. Pueblo is one of the sunniest places in the USreceiving more sunshine than San Diego and Honolulu. Most of what I wrote here is still valid. Jenny — thank you for educating me about the mercury problem!
I think Belmont or University Park would be your best bet for proximity to the Depot but still convenient to schools, shopping, entertainment, etc. Maybe the Union Historical district?
Some offenders may be restricted from being around children under the age of 18, including their children. It isn't always easy to build a trusting relationship with your child. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pueblo is to 1.
Law does not usually mandate community notification. This free online eBook includes vital statistics, how to tell if a predator is victimizing a child, and social media and cyber-bullying.
Question is what kind of acreage — farm, ranch, mountains, prairie? The Lake Pueblo State Park offers water sports of all kinds and the Whitewater Park on the Arkansas River has become a great destination for kayaking enthusiasts. Pueblo has a growing 4-year university recently folded into the Colorado State University system along with Pueblo Community College for higher education and related cultural offerings.
The best thing about Pueblo is also keeping it from being a place that competes with other markets like Colorado springs and Denver or any of the beautiful mountain communities in Colorado. But when the discussion turns to a disproportionate number of sex offenders already living in an area, those same groups often have nothing to say.