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Forbes Ranks Denver 6th On List of America?s 20 Fastest-Growing Cities List

We love Denver for a reason, so it's no surprise that more people want to move here! Forbes recently released their 'America's 20 Fastest-Growing Cities' list and Denver ranked 6th


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Behind the numbers:
To cull our list, we began with the 100 most populous Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) in the U.S., geographic areas designated by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget that  include cities and their surrounding suburbs. We rated these places based on six metrics. Using data from Moody’s Analytics, we assessed the estimated rates of population growth for 2013 and 2014, year-over-year job growth for 2013, and the rate of gross metro product growth—a.k.a. the economic growth rate–for 2013. We also considered federal unemployment data and median salaries for local college-educated workers, courtesy of Payscale.com. The result is a list of the 20 fastest-growing metro areas in America in terms of population and economy.


[ Forbes.com


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02/19/2014 12:33PM
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