With rents and traffic growing in Denver, a record number of people are leaving Colorado

December 08, 2017 04:05AM

A record number of Colorado residents are choosing to move out of the state, with many citing rising housing prices, trouble finding well-paying jobs and increasing traffic as reasons for leaving. New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey show that 193,000 Coloradans moved away last year — 10,000 more than in 2015. Home prices in metro Denver were up 57 percent over the past eight years through October, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller home price indices. [Denver Post]