Denver is second in drawing renters from other major U.S. cities, the Denver Post reports.
Denver comes only second to Tampa, Florida, in the number of renters coming to the city from other places, based on ApartmentList.com searches from the 25 largest metro areas. Of the people searching for homes in Denver, 55 percent were coming from other areas, according to the website’s data.
Some of the highest number of searches are coming from New York City, Chicago and Washington, D.C., according to the report.
Residents trying to leave Denver are mostly focused on other Colorado cities, with Colorado Springs being the most popular, followed by Boulder, Fort Collins and Greeley. About 69 percent of Denver renters are looking within nearby areas, with more than 30 percent looking outside of the metro area, the data show.