We recently reported that Denver ranked number 4 among the top real estate markets in the country. But where does the city stand when it comes to how many times citizens use their iPhones to check the latest news? Or how much it pays for its sports teams?
by Matt Peoples
If you like comparing your city to others by the numbers, here’s a few offbeat statistics released in 2015 and 2014 that you probably haven’t read.
No. 1 (tied with Boston) when it comes to people using digital devices to keep up with local news and information. (Nielsen)
No. 2 on the list of the “10 Best Beer Cities.” (Livability)
No. 4 among the “10 Metros Poised for Highest Price Gains” (Clear Capital; metro area included)
No 5 in the top TV markets when it comes to using subscription video on demand (Netflix, Amazon, Hulu Plus). (Nielsen)
No. 6 among the “10 Cities Paying the Most for Sports Teams” (24/7 Wall Street)
No. 7 in job openings per capita for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) graduates. (WalletHub study)
No. 19 in the top 20 best cities for singles. (NerdWallet)
Read more about what Denver offers our residents on our Living in Denver page.