Smart people who love to live here. Now that's a sustainable workforce.
We’re as likely to produce a Nobel Prize winner as an Olympic athlete.
Colorado appeals to the smart set. Productive, highly educated workers who love our climate and career challenges gravitate to Metro Denver from all over the world. Our state is second to none in concentrated talent, making Metro Denver a crucible for innovation and entrepreneurism. The free exchange of ideas among our research universities and national laboratories, the business community, and municipal leadership fosters an entrepreneurial mentality.
Energetic Minds, by the numbers:
- No. 2 in educational attainment (bachelors degree or higher)
- No. 2 in the State Technology and Science Index
- No. 4 in high-tech employment concentration
- No. 7 in annual employment growth
Source: Toward a More Competitive Colorado, 2018