Denver is consistently ranked as one of the top ten cities in which to live. One of the most active and healthy cities in the country, Denver is just minutes from outdoor adventures in the Rocky Mountains and boasts more than 300 days of sunshine each year. Denver is a magnet for young, diverse and well-educated professionals.
Nearly one-third of Denver’s population is ethnically diverse, with a 22% Hispanic population (as of 2009) and continued growth in all groups. Denver is also home to a concentrated, diverse public school student body, coming from largely lower income, transitional families.
Additional sources of information about living and working in Denver:
- Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
- Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation
- Denver Colorado Tourist & Vacation Information
- City & County of Denver
- Teach in Colorado
San Luis Valley
The San Luis Valley region in southern Colorado encompasses 8,000 square miles of agricultural land. It is a sprawling natural playground made up of wildlife refuges, Great Sand Dunes National Monument, Zapata Falls, Wolf Creek Ski Area, National Forest and National Park trails to hike, and lots of pristine areas to hunt and fish. It truly is an outdoorsman’s paradise. Alamosa is the largest town in the area and is home to Adams State University.
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As a gateway to the majestic San Juan Mountains, Durango is a mid-sized town in southwest Colorado. Located near the four corners region of Colorado, Durango is known for its outdoor activities like fly fishing the Animas River or hiking and biking the beautiful San Juan mountain trails. Attractions such as Mesa Verde National Park, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and the 14,000 foot mountains draw people from around the globe.