Denver’s 10 Best Suburbs for Young Professionals

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For professionals between 22 – 29 years old, the Denver metro area is a perfect place to work and play! While there are numerous areas to put some roots, Movoto ranked the top ten cities.

10) Louisville

The scenic suburb of Louisville is great for nature enthusiasts! Davidson Mesa and Heritage Park are popular for walking, biking, and other outdoor fun. 12 Degree Brewing and Lulu’s BBQ and Louisville Street Faire are local favorites.

9) Greenwood Village

Life in the affluent suburb of Greenwood Village is perfect for young professionals into the chic and modern lifestyle. The Sportsbook Bar & Grill, Village Shops at the Landmark, Wooden Table and Pho Lee and Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria are popular hubs.

8) Broomfield

If you’re planning ahead to settle down, Broomfield has a lot to offer families. Broomfield Sculpture Trail features great public art. Rock Creek Farm, Bay Aquatic Park, Loftea Café, La Casa Del Burrito, the Colorado Keg House and Wonderland Brewing Company are local highlights.

7) Longmont

Longmont has lots of great starter homes and townhomes. 11% of the community are young professionals (and growing)! There are numerous city parks and amenities like Hover Park, Golden Ponds Park & Nature Area, Ziggi’s Coffee House, Left Hand Brewing Company and 2020 Food and Wine Bar.

6) Westminster

Westminster is a blend of the urban and suburban life. Bachelor degree holders earn an average: $57,110. Golfers enjoy Legacy Ridge and the Heritage at Westmoor courses. Standley Lake is popular for hiking, boating, and fishing. Local foodies enjoy Goody’s Eatery, Sakana and Bitto Bistro.

5) Littleton

As one of Denver’s oldest suburbs, Littleton has tons of amenities mixed with a little history and excellent neighborhoods. Events happen year round like Littleton Main Street Block Party, Old Western Welcome Week, Art Walks and etc. Historic downtown Littleton and Aspen Grove Lifestyle Center are filled with shops, fine dining, a museum and theater.

4) Wheat Ridge

With plenty of single-family homes and the city’s massive development, Wheat Ridge has become a hot new area for young professionals. Foodies love iPIE, Iron Rail Tavern and Colorado Plus Brew Pub. Walkers and cyclists flock to Discovery Park, Crown Hill Park and Wildlife Preserve. The Annual Carnation Festival and Ridge at 38 are also big attractions.

3) Lakewood

Lakewood’s affordable homes are great for professionals moving to the suburbs. Art and culture enthusiasts can enjoy regular performances at the Lakewood Cultural Center. There are several large shopping centers, including nearby BelMar.

2) Lone Tree

This South metro suburb is an oasis away from the city life. The Vistas at Park Meadows is one of the best shopping areas in Denver. Lone Tree Arts Center and Golf Club only scratch the surface of the numerous amenities in the area.

1) Boulder

Young professionals dig Boulder. 19% of the residents are between 22-29 years old! As a small, vibrant city surrounded by some of Colorado’s best amenities and parks, it has become a national mecca for young professionals. In fact Google just broke ground on a new 100,000 square foot building for 1,500 tech employees!

 

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Sources:

http://www.movoto.com/denver-co/best-denver-suburbs-for-young-professionals/

http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/blog/broadway_17th/2015/06/denvers-12-best-suburbs-for-young-professionals.html?ana=e_du_pap&s=article_du&ed=2015-06-01&u=rFuEtNnpCoSO1qd+FguvKNdYeb8&t=1433196685#g1

Posted on July 27, 2015 at 3:31 am
Metro Denver Office | Category: Buying A Home, Colorado Lifestyle, WMDRE Blog

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