The cost of living in Denver often have people wondering how they going to afford to have the quality of life they read about in Colorado.  Don’t worry, you are not alone.  With over 680,000 people living just in the Denver metro area, finding a roommate in Denver is a choice many people are making.

Living at 5280 feet is amazing!  Denver offers something for everyone.  Whether you choose to take advantage of the outdoors or prefer to eat at top notch restaurants, Denver has it.  Its no wonder the city attracts 70,000 new movers a year.  With the average monthly rent averaging any where between $1300 – $1900, living with a roommate does have it’s advantages.  Sharing living expenses such as utilities, groceries and other monthly expenses can free up your income to enjoy all that Colorado has to offer.

Resources for finding a roommate

There are several websites that can help pair you with the perfect roommate.   It is recommended to go through a safe and secure service to ensure your own safety.  Below area  few sites to consider as your search for your perfect roommate.

Denver Roommates – Facebook

When looking for a roommate, it’s important to find someone that shares the same interest as you.  Here are 10 questions to consider asking a potential roommate:

  1. Do you have a job?
  2.  How often do you clean?
  3. Have you ever had any difficulty paying rent?
  4. What is your typical schedule?
  5. Are you a dog or cat person?
  6. Do you smoke?
  7. Are you 420 friendly?  IMPORTANT QUESTION IN DENVER
  8. Have you had a roommate in the past?
  9. Do you have any allergies?
  10. Do you cook?

Of course there are several other questions to ask.  However, having someone to go skiing, hiking or to a nice trendy bar is nice on the weekend.  If you choose Colorado to live in, chances are you can find a roommate that made the same decision, for the same reasons.