Out of Reach 2017: How Much Do You Need to Work to Afford Rent?
In order to afford a 1-bedroom rental home at Fair Market Rent in Jefferson County while spending less than 30% of your household income, you'd need to earn $19.83 an hour. For a 2-bedroom, that number bumps up to $25.10 an hour. Colorado's minimum wage is currently at $9.30 an hour. Read more.