Rentals in Colorado
There are 2,214,262 housing units in Colorado. If you rent, expect to be living with 2.38 roommates; and be one of 667,793, 34.10%, of the occupied homes in Colorado. Home owners account for 65.90% of Colorado's population. The average rent for an apartment in Colorado in the last 12 months has been $1700. The average rents for a 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed apartments have been $1384, $1700, and $1956 respectively.
The capitol of Colorado is Denver and the population of Colorado is 5,029,196. The most populated cities in Colorado are Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Lakewood, and Fort Collins.
Weather and Climate
Head west to Colorado! Colorado has two main climates, semiarid and highland. Summer temperatures can be very warm with an average of 90 degrees for the high and 60 for the low. Average winter temperatures range from a high of 40 degrees to 12 for the low. Expect to see snow in Colorado, which has an annual average snowfall of 19.1 inches, with more in the mountains. You won’t see as much rainfall, though with the average being 15.9 inches.
Coloradoans are on average 36 years old, with males 35 years and females 37, and a male to female ratio of 1. If you call Colorado home, you are one of 2,214,262 homes that does. You can also expect to be taking home $54,046 in you paycheck each year. There are 9.40% of Colorado’s population in poverty, and 15.90% of people do not have any health care coverage or insurance.
Sports Universities and Education
Professional and NCAA sports fans of all types will be pleased in Colorado. It is home to the Colorado Avalanche, NHL; Colorado Rapids, MLS; Denver Nuggets, NBA; Colorado Rockies, MLB; and the Denver Broncos, NFL. It is also home to several universities including the University of Colorado, Colorado State University, and Metropolitan State College. Colorado has 28.30% of its population enrolled in college or university and 23.40% Coloradoans have a bachelor's degree.
Industry and Employment
Colorado’s top industries include scientific instruments, food processing, machinery, electrical equipment, fabricated metal products, gold and other mining, and tourism. 2,446,674 Colorado residents are employed, and 6.80% of the population is unemployed. It takes Colorado residents under a half hour to get to work; most drive on average 24.10 minutes each day.