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Forbes ranks Boulder #1
midsize city for job growth
Job growth drives the real estate market like no other factor.
Forbes recently ranked Boulder its #1 midsize city for job growth, noting 175,000 jobs in 2013, and 7% job growth in the last seven years.The magazine also ranked the 66 largest metros with more than 450,000 jobs to determine which ones are most likely to have the most employment growth this year. Denver-Aurora-Broomfield ranked No. 10 while California claimed the top two slots and Texas claimed three places - No. 3, No. 5 and No. 9. Using employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics from November 2002 through January 2014, rankings are based on recent growth trends and each region's employment momentum.

 

 
Area Real Estate Sales
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Median
Sales  

Price

% of  

List Price

Average  

Days
to Sale

 

Residential

 

 

 

 

 

Boulder

635,000

97.17

 77       

 

 

Louisville 

453,100

99.55

 73

 

 

Lafayette

370,000

99.60

 86           

 

 

Longmont

264,900

98.55

 76             

 

 

Gunbarrel

470,000

98.40

 72            

 

 

Niwot

698,875

94.40      

113

 

 

Superior

443,000

99.36

 66

 

 

Broomfield

340,000

98.46

 73            

 

Erie

359,000

98.46

 89        

 

Mountains

385,000

94.96

154

 

Condos/Townhomes

 

 

 

 

 

Boulder

270,000

98.32

 84            

 

 

Louisville

224,200

100.8    

 100

 

 

Lafayette

233,250

99.84

 85       

 

 

Longmont

187,000

98.58

 75         

 

 

Gunbarrel

175,200

98.56

 58          

 

 

Superior

204,625

99.59

 59

 








 Source:  Information Real Estate Services 

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