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Facts About Living In The Denver Metro Area

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Colorado Population:  4,939,456 (2008)

Metro Denver alone exceeds 2.8 million people.  It's growth rate has consistently outpaced the national rate every decade since the 1930s. The region grew steadily in the past 10 years, averaging 1.9 percent population growth each year from 1999 to 2009. By 2030, Metro Denver's population is anticipated to increase to almost 3.8 million.  

Largest Front Range Cities

  1. Denver
  2. Colorado Springs
  3. Aurora
  4. Lakewood
  5. Fort Collins

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Key Industries

  1. Aerospace
  2. Bioscience
  3. Technology
  4. Energy & Renewable Energy

 

Top State Business Incentives

  1. Biotechnology Sales and Use Tax Refund
  2. First & Existing Industry Customized Job Training

 

GDP $248.6 billion (2008)

Gross Domestic Product is per the Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce.

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Denver Area Mass Transit

Mass transit is provided in all of Colorado's major metropolitan areas. In 2004 Colorado voters approved a $4.7 million project known as FASTracks.  This massive transportation initiative will add 119 miles of light commuter rail, expand bus services, including park and ride facilities.  

Air Transportation

Denver International Airport is the nation's 6th busiest, and the 11th busiest in the world.  Centennial Airport is the nations 3rd busiest general aviation airport located near the Denver Tech Center.  It is an international facility with US Customs and all weather capability. The airport also serves the medical industry, law enforcement, and a host of flight schools, flying clubs, air charter services, aircraft sales and maintenance services.

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Taxes

Colorado is ranked eighth for the "Best State Business Tax Climate," according to Business Facilities Magazine.  Colorado also ranks as the fifth-best state in the United States for preserving wealth through its tax rates, according to Bloomberg Wealth Manager.

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