According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median-annual Colorado wage rose 26.4%  between 2008 and 2018.

Following suit, the Denver area consumer price index show that inflation is up to 27.4%, which doesn't even consider the housing market.

RentCafe said that monthly rents in metro Denver are 85% higher than a decade ago and home prices are up 104%, with a median price tag of $430,500.

According to the Denver Post, of the Colorado workers surveyed, almost 7 out of 10 Colorado workers say it's much harder to make a living than it used to be. About 4 of 10 admit they often think about working elsewhere.

I am in the market to buy a house and man, is it difficult. I just figure it will be worth it one day, equity wise, as NoCo is rapidly developing.