Wallethub determined which cities outwork the rest of America, and 3 Colorado cities made the list.

Denver (11), Aurora (12), and Colorado Springs (41) all made WalletHub's list.

WalletHub compared the 116 largest cities across 11 key metrics ranging from employment rate to average weekly work hours to share of workers with multiple jobs.

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Methodology of Wallethub:

Direct Work Factors – Total Points: 80

  • Average Workweek Hours: Triple Weight (~36.92 Points)
  • Employment Rate: Full Weight (~12.31 Points)
    Note: This metric was calculated as follows: Civilian Population Aged 16 Years and Over Employed / Total Civilian Population Aged 16 Years and Over in Labor Force.
  • Share of Households where No Adults Work: Full Weight (~12.31 Points)
  • Share of Workers Leaving Vacation Time Unused: Half Weight (~6.15 Points)
  • Share of Engaged Workers*: Half Weight (~6.15 Points)
    Note: This metric measures the share of employees who are “involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work and workplace,” as defined by Gallup.
  • Idle Youth (16-24) Rate: Half Weight (~6.15 Points)
    Note: This metric measures the rate of residents ages 16-24 who are neither in school nor working.

Indirect Work Factors – Total Points: 20

  • Average Commute Time: Full Weight (~4.00 Points)
  • Share of Workers with Multiple Jobs*: Full Weight (~4.00 Points)
    Note: This metric was calculated as a percentage of total employment.
  • Annual Volunteer Hours per Resident: Full Weight (~4.00 Points)
  • Share of Residents Who Participate in Local Groups or Organizations: Full Weight (~4.00 Points)
  • Average Leisure Time Spent per Day*: Full Weight (~4.00 Points)
Source: WalletHub