Population between 20-29: 18.2 percent
Population 25 or older with a Bachelor's degree: 27.7 percent
Median earnings for Bachelor's degree holders: $48,133
Cost of living index: 104.2
Workers with management, business, science or arts jobs: 43.5 percent
Unemployment rate (Feb. 2014): 6.5 percent
Overall score: 61.92
Fresh college grads that enjoy the outdoors will be especially drawn to Denver. In addition to its natural and recreational offerings, Denver boasts a high percentage of its population 25 and over that hold a Bachelor’s degree, as well as a moderate cost of living. The top industries in the Mile-High City are aerospace and aviation, broadcasting and telecommunications, energy and healthcare.