UPDATE: How Denver Ranks

Here are some new rankings of Denver that I’ve recently added to my How Denver Ranks & Other Fun Facts About Denver page:

Business/Employment

  • Denver is tied  with New York City for eighth-best place for finding a managerial job during June (2011), according to the latest CareerCast.com/JobSerf Index   (source: Denver Business Journal)
  • According to Forbes.com Denver ranks at #9 on the list of Best Places for Business & Careers.

Green Technology

  • The Siemens™ U.S. and Canada Green City Index ranks Denver as the #5 greenest city in the U.S. (2011).

Health/Lifestyle

  • Denver ranks #5 in the American Fitness Index calculated by the American College of Sports Medicine (2011)
  • The first annual œCities on the Edge study finds Denver as the #3 city  on the edge of greatness.  Denver, CO – Sporting heavy interest in alternative sports such as the X Games, snowboarding and skateboarding, Denver also features a high percentage of young, well-educated residents and a heavy focus on green building. Its art and music scenes are not to be underestimated, coming in the top 20 with potential to rise to the top in future studies.

Transportation/Travel

  • Travelocity dubbed Denver one of the nation’s top 10 favorite travel destinations for the Fourth of July weekend (2011) (source: Denver Business Journal)

Add a comment...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s