There's nothing like living among Colorado's gorgeous landscapes; beautiful mountains, rivers, and deserts pepper the state. We all know, however, that the state's economy varies from town to town.

As a whole, 12% of Colorado's population lives at or below the poverty line. Compare that to the national average, 14.8% (2014) and we don't look too bad, but we're not looking too good either.

Here are 10 of Colorado's poorest towns:

Towaoc, Colo. -- Population 1,401 -- 58.86% of the population at/below poverty level.

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Grant, Colo. -- Population 228 -- 50.34% of the population at/below the poverty level.

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Grover, Colo. -- Population 526 -- 47.35% of the population at/below the poverty level.

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Chama, Colo. -- Population 150 -- 47% of the population at/below the poverty level.

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Romeo, Colo. -- Population 430 -- 46.72% of the population at/below the poverty level.

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Hartman, Colo. -- Population 96 -- 45.94% of the population at/below the poverty level.

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Silver Plume, Colo. -- Population 134 -- 42.98% of the population at/below the poverty level.

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Branson, Colo. -- Population 166 -- 42.42% of the population at/below the poverty level.

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Model, Colo. -- Population 153 -- 42.15% of the population at/below the poverty level.

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Eckley, Colo. -- Population 523 -- 40.61% of the population at/below the poverty level.

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Just for the record, Grand Junction ranks #200 at 11.43% at or below the poverty level.