Smart Workforce, Great Opportunities
With all the amenities that help to attract and retain a highly educated workforce, Denver is a magnet for young, smart, and diverse workers. In fact, this region of more than 2.8 million people is one of the fastest growing in the country.
Denver is well known for its highly educated workforce. In fact, of metro Denver’s adult population age 25 and older, 39.5 percent have a bachelor’s or higher-level degree and 89 percent have graduated from high school. Colorado ranks second among the 50 states in the percentage of adult population with a bachelor’s or more advanced degree.
There are also plenty of opportunities for training. Five community colleges in Denver serve 55,000 students, and all work with businesses to provide special training and courses to meet the needs of area employers. Financial programs are also available from state and federal sources to assist new and expanding companies with training costs.
The city’s smart and thriving workforce makes it easy for employers to recruit and hire from a vigorous and diverse pool of workers with the skill sets needed for corporate growth over the long term.