We looked at Money's top 100 Best Places to Live and found these lucky towns that also enjoy jobless rates far below the 10% national average.
Towns include: Superior
Best Places to Live rank: 13
Unemployment rate: 5.3%
At the heels of the Rocky Mountains is the beautiful county of Boulder. While many people come for the University of Colorado, graduates stay because of the plentiful job opportunities. Tech firms including IBM, Sun Microsystems and Ball Aerospace are some of Boulder's top employers. IBM recently announced that it's adding another 500 jobs, mostly at the call center at its Boulder facility.
Outside of the city, the area's rich agricultural history remains largely unchanged with active farms and mining towns that date back to the 1800s.
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Last updated December 30 2009: 7:51 AM ET
BLS unemployment data is from October, the most recent available.