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Places With The Best Employment In Colorado 2020

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  • Cherry Hills Village, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,414
73
  • Greenwood Village, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,208
  • I experienced an above par lifestyle while living in Greenwood Village Colorado. The city is situated in Arapahoe County. Greenwood Village is a suburb of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Colorado Metropolitan…[read more]
61
  • Castle Pines, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,389
  • This is the worst place in the entire state of Colorado to live. The people that live here are racist, homophobic and hate anyone who is not white. I would absolute recommend that you never move or buy a…[read more]
76
  • Lone Tree, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,808
  • Living in Lone Tree, Colorado is a little bit of Heaven to say the very least. I have been living in Lone Tree, one of the best areas in the whole country in my humble opinion, for just about 30 years…[read more]
82
  • Highlands Ranch, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 106,596
  • I have lived in Highlands Ranch since 2005, and I moved to the community to raise my son as a single mother. It is much safer than most cities around Denver. Beware, the average income level for people…[read more]
61
  • The Pinery, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,160
  • As a Colorado native, I have lived in many cities in Colorado. It's true that the Pinery is beautiful with rolling hills, trees and walking paths and it's very safe. However, there is not much…[read more]
65
  • Black Forest, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,506
  • You'll never run out of entertaining and interesting things to do when you're in Black Forest, since the city has activities that everyone in your family will love. There are several campgrounds in…[read more]
76
  • Stonegate, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,478
72
  • Fairmount, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,484
81
  • Erie, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,801
  • Living in Erie Colorado was an amazing experience. My family and I lived there for over 5 years. We enjoyed the transparent sense of security and safety that the town provided. The weather there can be…[read more]
82
  • Cherry Creek, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,053
  • Located just outside downtown Denver at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains, Cherry Creek, Colorado is an affluent suburb boasting a wide array of cultural activities and family-friendly fun. I love…[read more]
88
  • Superior, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,928
  • I enjoyed the great scenic mountainscapes while living in Superior Colorado. The city is situated in Boulder County. Superior is close to Boulder Colorado. The scenic community has excellent education…[read more]
66
  • Roxborough Park, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,657
75
  • Edwards, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,231
65
  • Vail, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,363
84
  • Louisville, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,972
  • I really loved living in Louisville, Colorado. With virtually no crime, this is one of the safest small cities in Colorado. With a population of approximately twenty-thousand, this is an ideal community…[read more]
65
  • Eagle, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,603
81
  • Woodmoor, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,587
81
  • Centennial, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 107,862
  • I have lived in nearly a dozen cities around the US and Centennial, CO is one of those cities that I miss. Most of the cities that I have spent my time in were amazing but, this city stands out among…[read more]
83
  • Parker, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 48,442
  • I lived in Parker City, Colorado, and my childhood couldn't have been happier. I remember there being many activities for those who loved the outdoors. My family would always go walking through the…[read more]
79
  • Evergreen, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,580
73
  • Gunbarrel, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,559
78
  • Gleneagle, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,583
74
  • Castle Rock, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 53,789
  • The powerful in Castle Rock seem to do nothing to stop the out of control growth. It seems that they actually encourage it. I moved here thinking I was getting a small town with lost of green space, but…[read more]
75
  • Columbine, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,281
  • Columbine Colorado is a small town in the big state of Colorado. It has been made famous from it's high school when the Columbine Shooting happened in 1999. Unfortunately, this is how people view and the…[read more]
73
  • Broomfield, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 62,449
  • Broomfield is called what it is because Mayberry was already taken... Great city that is only going to get better. I am not a fan of suburbia but if you are going to live in it, Broomfield is as good…[read more]
78
  • Windsor, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,154
  • Windsor, Colorado is a small town most people haven’t even heard of. However, this small town has a lot to offer. I have lived in a lot of different places and Windsor is by far one of my favorites. The…[read more]
58
  • Gypsum, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,729
67
  • Aspen, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,788
  • I've lived here for 30 years as single Mom. I'll be relocating now as my 2nd of two is leaving for college in fall. The Aspen public school system is the best in the country but the price of living here…[read more]
74
  • Frederick, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,791
  • Located along the base of the majestic Rocky Mountains, Frederick, Colorado is the quintessential Front Range town. I love living in Frederick because of the many outdoor recreational opportunities it…[read more]
73
  • Dakota Ridge, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 34,133
  • Living in Dakota Ridge, Colorado is simply wonderful. There are plenty of great areas to see, but the best areas in Dakota Ridge, Colorado are found just outside your door with wonderful views of…[read more]
76
  • Ken Caryl, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,883
  • Ken Caryl, CO is a rather unique community that is a suburb of Denver. I had one of my first apartments here after graduating college and getting one of my first jobs in the area. There are definitely…[read more]
69
  • Wellington, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,409
77
  • Monument, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,346
71
  • Johnstown, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,379
  • Located along the base of the majestic Rocky Mountains, Johnstown, Colorado combines the charm of small-town living with the convenience of being just minutes from a major metropolitan area. I love…[read more]
78
  • Lafayette, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,053
  • Lafayette is a beautiful town in Colorado, northeast of Superior. When you get up towards the Rocky Mountains there are truly some of the most breath-taking towns and the sunsets are worth more than a…[read more]
76
  • Littleton, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 45,072
  • I lived in Littleton for 4 years. Colorado native. We moved 2 years ago due to overcrowding. The biggest things affected are traffic (horrendous 7 days a week), housing inventory and prices (massively…[read more]
61
  • Avon, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,444
72
  • Milliken, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,157
73
  • Applewood, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,976
77
  • Arvada, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 113,532
  • My wife and I stopped in Arvada Colorado last year, and had the opportunity to spend a little time there. Arvada is nestled at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains. Be sure to plan on being there…[read more]
64
  • Redlands, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,187
81
  • Dove Valley, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,358
76
  • Estes Park, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,230
  • I have been to Estes Park more than I have been to my birthplace (La Jolla, San Diego) in my entire lifetime and I have to say that I much prefer Estes Park over La Jolla just because hiking in the…[read more]
77
  • Firestone, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,709
  • Living in Firestone Colorado has been an awesome change in my life! I have lived in Denver Colorado most of my life and wanted to move but stay here in Colorado. Everyone seems so friendly and I feel…[read more]
75
  • Golden, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,268
  • You would be hard-pressed to find a more scenic place to live than Golden, Colorado. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Golden is an amazing place to live for people of all ages. I love…[read more]
68
  • Boulder, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 105,420
  • This is by far the worst city that I have ever lived in, and I once lived in Ft. Lauderdale. It's full of entitled, narcissistic, ignorant a**h***s. There is no sense of community, no shopping, no…[read more]
69
  • Thornton, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 130,511
  • As someone that has experienced the city life of Thornton Colorado for many years I can say it is one of the best places not only to visit but to live and raise a family. It is one of the nicer areas of…[read more]
59
  • Denver, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 663,303
  • The negative reviews I read on here are worth looking at if you enjoy a mopey, judgmental, lifestyle. Colorado has been extremely welcoming to me since I moved here and there’s fresh air and people…[read more]
63
  • Durango, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,817
  • Durango, Colorado has all the mountains cites you can see, has all the parks you need, highest restaurants and weed stores per capital but gets boring kinda quick. The shopping here is not the greatest.…[read more]

Employment is a key factor when considering your relocation options in Colorado. Ensuring that there are plenty of high paying jobs in your new city plays an important part in deciding where you want to relocate to. Using our unique algorithm and multiple data points, we came up with the best cities in Colorado for employment and jobs. Relocating is stressful enough, knowing that you are choosing a city with good job opportunities should at least alleviate some of that stress!

Listed above are Colorado cities with the best employment and job opportunities with a population over 5,000. These cities have a mix of low unemployment rates as well as high median income and income per capita. Unemployment rates continue to fall and hiring is up, so the rest will depend on which city you choose to relocate to. This list will help to ensure that the city you select has strong job opportunities.

To narrow down the list of the best cities with the strongest job market in Colorado, you can modify the filters at the top of the page. Start by selecting cities or neighborhoods, city size (population) and home/rental prices. You can also filter using additional categories like: amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing and weather to ensure that the matching cities meet all of your needs.