Are you a young professional looking to boost your career? According to a recent study by SmartAsset, Denver is the place for you. The recent Best Cities for young professionals lists Denver as the #3 city, sharing the spot with Nashville.
Although rent is high in the Denver Metro Area, the Mile High city offer options and diversity for young professionals. In fact, 23% of Denver’s population is between 25 and 34 with 89.3% are currently employed. The talent pool in Denver offers employers the best of the best when it comes to finding talent. Competition is fierce in Denver, with an unemployment rate of 2.5%.
Colorado’s amenities draw highly skilled and educated workers from around the country, making Denver a destination for an increasingly smart and diverse workforce. Because of this, Denver is know for it’s smart workers. In the metro area, 44% of adults age 25 and older have a bachelor’s degree. This skilled and savvy workforce enables employers to hire competent employees who can get the job done and help with company growth.
All in all, Denver’s economic future looks bright. Colorado continues to beat out others states in levels of college-educated workers, venture capital investments, employment in high tech industries and many other measures of economic strength. Additionally, Denver’s economy has a promising future. With the combination of balanced quality of life, government support, low business costs, skilled work force and consistent growth. Denver is the perfect place to live, work and play!