Altona, Colorado 

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College town / suburban complex - 25 miles northwest of Denver at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range
Pros
-College-town atmosphere
-Attractive downtown
-Educational attainment
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles


What Bert Has To Say About Boulder Metro Area

Boulder, home to the University of Colorado, is a lively and classic college town, with liberal politics, alternative social lifestyles and attitudes, and an assortment of trendy small businesses, restaurants, galleries, and entertainment venues. There is plenty to do in this bicycle-friendly town, which has a pedestrian mall downtown and outdoor recreation in the nearby mountains. The area has one of the highest combined 4-year and graduate degree attainment rates in the nation. There are some larger business and government research facilities adding to the area’s economy, and there is a sizeable high tech belt towards Denver.


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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Colorado
County: Boulder County
Metro Area: Boulder Metro Area
City: Altona
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5332 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Altona is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Altona jobs have increased by 0.78%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Altona's cost of living is 87.30% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Altona's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Altona's population is 544 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 78.95%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Altona is $707,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.79%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Altona public schools spend $9,688 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in Altona. Learn More...

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