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Denver, Colorado   Add Favorite    418 Reviews | Review This Place




Pros

-Attractive downtown
-Arts and culture
-Nearby mountains

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Commute times
-Air quality


What Bert Has To Say About Denver-Aurora-Lakewood 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 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Denver jobs have Increased by 1.84 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Denver's cost of living is 27.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Denver's population is 682,545 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 45.97 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Denver is $343,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 31.97 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Denver public schools spend $12,637 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Denver.

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  3/12/2017
Mixed bag to say the least.

Can't give much of an accurate rating of Denver proper, but the metro area can be summed up quite nicely: Overpriced for what you get. There are some nice aspects.... (Read More)

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  2/2/2017
since I cannot reply directly to peope's reviews

I agree with a few other reviewers who complained about the standoffish and unfriendly attitude of Denverites. I've lived in a few other cities in the USA, and Denver... (Read More)

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  2/2/2017
I agree with Stephanie.

I have also noticed the dating scene is lackluster, for women. The men are good looking from a distance, but when you come closer, you discover all their tattoos, and... (Read More)

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