GovCentral looked specifically at a city’s growth rate, cost of living, average commute time, unemployment figures, the rate that unemployment increased since February 2008, and, most importantly, the number of jobs currently posted on USAJobs.
Several key characteristics of Denver caught their attention include:
- The city is a major energy research center and a regional headquarters for government agencies.
- Its major employers are concentrated in air transportation, telecommunications, aerospace and manufacturing.
- The downtown financial district houses both major