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5 Things To Know About Living In Denver Colorado

In recent years, Denver Colorado has become a desirable place to be. Sure, the weather in Denver isn’t what most people would call beautiful, but the city has a lot of other great things to offer. One of the most popular being its liberal atmosphere. When it comes to politics and social issues, Denver has become well-known for being progressive – a quality that is especially appealing to members of younger generations. If you’re looking for a cool place to live that’s constantly growing and changing – Denver just might be it. Here are 5 things to know about living in Denver Colorado.

Lots of people are moving to Denver

If you’re thinking of moving to Denver, you aren’t alone. Over the years, lots of people have been moving to Denver. The Denver metropolitan area is home to about 3 million people, and that number is expected to continue to grow. The city has even been considered one o the fastest growing cities in the country.

Marijuana is legal

The fact that marijuana is legal in Denver Colorado is something that draws lots of people to the city each year. If you like to smoke, this is definitely good news. Even if you’re not a smoker, the fact that marijuana is legal can open the door for some cool business opportunities.

The elevation takes some getting used to

Denver’s elevation is more than 5,200 feet above sea level which means that the air in the city can take some getting used to. According to Smart Asset, “It will take a few days for your body to adjust to the lower levels of oxygen, but even after you’ve been in Denver for a few months or years you may notice the effects of altitude when you’re climbing a staircase or going for a run”.

There are lots of single guys

If you’re a single woman looking for a new relationship, the good news is that the odds are in your favor in Denver. There are lots of single guys in Denver – many of whom work at one of the city’s many tech companies.

The cost of living is getting more expensive

Denver is becoming more and more popular, and because of that the cost of living is increasing. Fortunately, however, the cost of living in Denver still isn’t as expensive as many of the country’s other big cities.

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Written by Camille Moore

Camille has a master's degree from Saint Joseph University's Writing Studies program. Her writing has been published on several websites, and she enjoys writing articles and short stories in her spare time. You can follow Camille on Twitter @CamealAshley.