Boulder is a growing suburban city that has been climbing up the ranks in the most livable cities to live in. The city is best known for athleticism and picturesque views.
Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) June 02, 2017
In their newly released infographic, The Tenge Law Firm discusses the perks of residing in Boulder, Colorado. Entitled “10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Boulder”, the infographic explores the pros of living in in the Mile High City and how these have contributed to the continued influx of new residents.
The infographic was first published in Tenge Law’s blog and is receiving a number of shares on up and coming real estate blogs and social media. Below are a few of the reasons that have been mentioned in the infographic.
Boulder Colorado as a Whole
Boulder is a growing suburban city that has been climbing up the ranks in the most livable cities to live in. The city is best known for athleticism and picturesque views. The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index which measures the physical and mental fitness of a given place, have named Boulder as the “Healthiest Town in America. Boulder has retained the title for five years until 2015 when the deciding body added a minimum population size as a criterion, the city had a population of 105,000, too small to qualify in the new criteria. The same index named Boulder as the #1 in the Best Communities for Physical Well-Being.
Each year, Boulder receives around 5.5 Million visitors. Some of the must-see suggestions from local include Boulder Canyon, Rocky Mountains, Boulder Creek, Flagstaff Mountain, Eldora Mountain, and the Flatirons. During winter, the city offers numerous winter recreations in and around the city, further boosting the town’s appeal during the cold months. World-class ski resorts allow snow sports enthusiasts to practice cross country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating. Another part of their winter attractions comprises of snowcat tours, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and sleigh rides.
Residents and visitors alike can choose from a wide number of outdoor activities including fishing, hunting, camping, swimming, boating, bird watching, and picnicking. With about 5.5 million annual visitors, Boulder has been named as one of “The Best Cities for Outdoor and Recreation
To ensure the view around the city remains unobstructed, the local government signed an ordinance limiting the heights of buildings constructed from 1972 up until today.
Health Conscious Populace
Dubbed as the “Healthiest City in America” by Niche, Trulia's “The 10 Most Active Cities in the U.S”, and “The Best Sports Town in America” according to Outside Magazine. An active lifestyle is a norm in the city, attracting world renowned athletes, triathletes, and even yogis.
Boulder boasts of a low obesity rate of 12.4% in contrast to the U.S average of 35.7 percent.
Boulder is a bike-friendly city, giving its residents a healthier option with their commute. Other forms of transportation also benefit from the sheer number of people choosing to bike or walk by lowering the average commute time in the city. The National average is 26 minutes while the average in Boulder is 19 minutes.
Best College Reviews named Boulder as one of “the Best College Town in America”. Boulder is the home to The University of Colorado and the nation’s first Buddhist University, Naropa University. The city also belongs to the top percentile of the most educated communities. About 95% of its population over 25 have a high school diploma or higher education. Other notable distinctions include “The Most Educated Metro Areas in The Nation” from ValuePenguin, and “The Best Places for STEM college graduates” from NerdWallet. Aside from that, Boulder’s low employment rate makes for a great post-graduate livability.
Low Unemployment Rate
The unemployment rate in Boulder is around 2.6% as opposed to the US average of 5.2%. The job market in Boulder continues to experience growth and job opportunities are increasing by .78%. This has attracted many entrepreneurs to start their businesses within Boulder, creating more employment opportunities and allowing the city to offer a wide selection of careers including those in the food, tech, and recreation industry.
The diversity of thriving businesses in the city has attracted more entrepreneurs to move and reside in Boulder. The infographic also cited that the city houses a flourishing health-food companies from Celestial Seasonings, WhiteWave tofu, Horizon Organic, and Silk Soy Milk.
In the STEM area, notable businesses that operate in the city are the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA), the Space Science Institute, and the Geological Society of America.
The growth of entrepreneurship in the city earned the distinctions “Top 10 Places to Do Business” in Business Review USA, “Best Cities for Entrepreneurs” from Livability, and Matte Mark's “Top 10 Fastest Growing Startup Business Cities in the U.S”
Infographic author J. Todd Tenge is the head litigator at the firm. He specializes in serious personal injury, car accidents, and insurance cases, working hard to provide their clients aggressive, diligent and thorough representation.
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