Moving to Colorado

Written by Alyssa Howard, Moveboxer.com

Famous for its skiing and luxurious mountain resorts, Colorado is a winter sports fanatic's paradise. But that's not all the state has to offer. Colorado also is comprised of wild rivers and plains, which give residents an easy way to explore the outdoors in their backyards. Additionally, athletes would do well to train in some cities here because of the high elevation, which help condition a runner's lungs for competition.

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Colorado Compared to USA Averages
USA Colorado
Population: 311,591,917 4,665,177
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 67.60%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 89.30%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 35.90%
Persons Per Household: 2.59 2.49
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 48.5
Average Commute (min.): 25.2 22.9
Average Home Price: $188,400 $236,600
Median Household Income: $51,914 $42,802
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 12.20%
Features of Car Insurance Requirements*: 25/50/15

* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.

Source: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/30000.html

Key Facts About Colorado
State Capital: Denver
Top 5 Cities: Denver
Colorado Springs
Aurora
Lakewood
Fort Collins
Major Newspapers: Denver Post
Rocky Mountain News
Gazette
Summit Daily News
Coloradoan
Major Sports Teams: MLB: Colorado Rockies
NFL: Denver Broncos
NBA: Denver Nuggets
NHL: Colorado Avalanche

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