You have decided to move to Colorado and need to explore apartments for rent. Costs and availability will vary depending on your individual needs and location: Larger options exist, but one-and two-bedroom apartments are readily available. Some complexes include pools, and many offer modern amenities like a concierge, gaming area, oversized windows, private patios and gourmet kitchens with stainless steel appliances, and rentals are easily found within walking distance of bustling cities. Whatever lifestyle you crave, rest assured that a beautiful apartment rental is just waiting to be found.
There are 64 counties to consider within the state of Colorado. All of Colorado is landlocked, but magnificent lakes and reservoirs abound, like the Blue Mesa Reservoir in Gunnison County. Denver and El Paso are two of the more populated counties, as of the 2014 Census. Other counties include Boulder, Pueblo, Rio Grande, Eagle, Montezuma, Mesa, Garfield, Adams and Broomfield. You will soon realize that elevation within Colorado is sometimes a health consideration, as air thins out with increased heights. The state capital of Denver is referred to as the "Mile High City." In fact, some of Colorado's counties distinguish themselves as highest in elevation among all United States counties. San Juan County's mean elevation is listed at 11,240 feet above sea level. You may be drawn to a particular county based on factors like the climate, recreational opportunities, school systems, average commuter times, and unemployment rates.
Job security is vital and contributes to your ability to choose a certain lifestyle. Top employers in Fort Collins, Larimer County, include Colorado State University, Poudre Valley Health System and Hewlett-Packard. In Arapahoe County you can find Comcast, Oppenheimer & Co. and United Launch Alliance. Other major employers in Colorado include Level 3 Communications, Oracle, Ball Corporation, Ayuda Management, Travelers Haven, Eco-Products and RTL Networks. Thousands are also employed by Denver International Airport, Children's Hospital of Colorado and the Universities of Denver and Colorado, respectively. Additionally, large numbers of people work within Colorado's skiing industry.