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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 Golden


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Golden is 5.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Golden jobs have Increased by 2.96 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Golden's cost of living is 35.40% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Golden's population is 18,775 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 9.76 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Golden is $362,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 10.70 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Golden public schools spend $9,695 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in Golden.

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Comments


Not just for extreme sportsperson...
It doesn't get any better than this little town, nestled between two stunning mesas. Beauty abounds in every direction. You have that "small town feel" but are just... (read more)
Love this place!
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
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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