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Best state to make a living
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Venture capital investments per $1K for State GDP
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best state for business
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most economically competitive state
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4th in the US for job growth
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Ranking for most entrepreneurial states
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Fastest growing economy
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4th, US Clean Tech Leadership Index
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Best state to start a business
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Ranking on the clean tech leadership index
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as America's top creative class states
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5th for number of wind power related jobs
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For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
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7th in quality of life
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Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
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best state on Gallup's well-being index
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Scenic & historic trains
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Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
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Ranking for monthly energy costs in the US
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Largest US state by acreage (104,093.57 Acres)
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Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
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Spectacular ski areas and resorts
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New qualified counties for Enhanced Rural EZ

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) today announced the state's updated list of counties that qualify for Enhanced Rural Enterprise Zone (EREZ) status.