Denver Area Information.
The capital and largest Colorado city with nearly three-quarters of a million residents, Denver is the center of the Front Range Urban Corridor, strategically located between the Rocky Mountains to the west and the High Plains to the east. A thriving metropolitan area, new college graduates and young professionals flock to the city, drawn by plentiful jobs in high tech, healthcare, and outdoor industries, among others. Rich with cultural and entertainment venues, national sports teams, and enriched by the beauty of the South Platte River and world-class Rocky Mountain skiing a short drive away, the city is highly desirable for professionals, families, and retirees. Neighborhoods across the city offer different personalities and price ranges.
Culture: Rocky Mountain Beauty and Vibrancy
Well-Known neighborhoods include:
Economy: Central Location and Diverse Mix of Industries
Leading Denver-based companies include:
University of Colorado Hospital
Dish Network – Echo Star
Level 3 Communications
Commercial and Consumer Services
First Data Corp
Great-West Life & Annuity
Oil, Gas, Mining and Energy
Higher Education in Denver
University of Colorado
University of Denver
Metro State University
Denver’s real estate market is active and prices have risen over the last several years as a result of the population increase and desirability of the area. From 303.449.7000 demand and price increases resulted in record setting years. While it has cooled slightly, it remains steady and attractive due to continuing population growth and inventory shortages.
- No. 4 Best Place in the U.S. for Business and Careers, Forbes Magazine, 2019
- No. 18 in Education, Forbes Magazine, 2019
- No. 32 in Job Growth, Forbes Magazine, 2019
- No. 1 Most Recovered City from the Great Recession in the U.S., SmartAsset, 2018