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-Attractive downtown
-Arts and culture
-Nearby mountains


-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 Golden

    The unemployment rate in Golden is 3.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Golden jobs have Increased by 1.85 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Golden's cost of living is 47.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Golden's population is 20,330 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 55.00 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Golden is $461,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 25.54 percent.
    Golden public schools spend $9,727 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18 students per teacher in Golden.

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Golden is a fantastic place to have a family! Close to metro Denver, but close to the mountains and all its recreation. The schools are very good! My boys are 5 and... (read more)
Golden 1. pretty town 2. very nice people 3. Colorado School of Mines is a very good school 4. very low crime rate Cons 1. not a very good job market, you most... (read more)
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