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Pros

-Attractive downtown
-Arts and culture
-Nearby mountains

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Commute times
-Air quality


What Bert Has To Say About Denver-Aurora Metro Area


Denver is the commercial, financial, industrial, and government center for Colorado and a seven-state region of Rocky Mountain and western Plains states. The city and its surrounding area continue to be one of our favorite large cities, and the list of reasons is large; however, crowding and growth is taking its toll.


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Quick Facts About Denver


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Denver is 5.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Denver jobs have Increased by 2.96 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Denver's cost of living is 15.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Denver's population is 604,356 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 8.43 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Denver is $251,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 11.30 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Denver public schools spend $13,526 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.8 students per teacher in Denver.

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Denver Housing Market


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Have you lived in any American cities other than Denver? I am afraid Denver is not that much better or worse than most other major American cities.... (read more)
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Have you lived in any American cities other than Denver? I am afraid Denver is not that qualitatively different from other major American cities.... (read more)
re: re: - 6/25/2008
I live in Florida, but grew up in Denver. I miss the clean air and fresh water in Denver. There is no place like home. ... (read more)
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