According to Forbes, Denver is the 5th best place for business. The ranking is based on job growth, low crime, reasonable costs and overall lifestyle.
- Denver Metro Population: 2,602,900
- Projected Job Growth: 2.6%
- 38% of adults have college degrees
- Averages 245 sunny days per year
"Denver is a thriving hub for aerospace, which employs 19,500 people in the private sector – the second-biggest center for the industry in the U.S. Among the 400 employers and suppliers are global giants Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman."