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Cities and Towns

State of Colorado

Colorado, abbreviated "CO", is in the Mountain region of the U.S. Its capital is Denver. There were 5,197,580 people in Colorado as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on August 1, 1876.

Please explore the cities and towns of Colorado, below.

Top Colorado College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Denver 30 90,896
2 Colorado Springs 20 57,069
3 Aurora 13 15,264
4 Lakewood 10 15,870
5 Westminster 6 20,244
6 Fort Collins 6 32,141
7 Boulder 6 34,062
8 Greeley 4 17,143
9 Grand Junction 3 9,808
10 Littleton 3 11,421
11 Arvada 2 123
12 Thornton 2 474
13 Parker 2 680
14 Centennial 2 1,959
15 Glenwood Springs 2 5,752
16 Pueblo 2 13,459
17 Woodland Park 1 0
18 Louisville 1 31
19 Loveland 1 39
20 Longmont 1 52

Largest Colorado Cities and Towns

If you don't find the city or town you want in the list here, you can find ALL cities and towns by navigating through these alphabetical links:

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Aguilar 563
Akron 1,906
Alamosa 9,427
Alma 348
Antonito 774
Arriba 186
Arvada 109,800
Aspen 6,700
Ault 1,558
Aurora 339,480
Avon 6,384
Basalt 3,891
Bayfield 2,435
Bennett 1,898
Berthoud 5,323
Bethune 315
Black Hawk 130
Blanca 464
Boone 351
Boulder 102,002

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People

Total Population 5,197,580
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,560,703
Age of the Population 36.2

Families

% of people married 50.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.5%
Median Earnings25+ $38,418
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,698
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,867

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,817
% Above Poverty Level 86.9%
% Below Poverty Level 13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation 3.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 28%
Median Gross Rent $969
Median House Value $239,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.2%
US/American 0.1%
English 10.5%
Irish 12%

Notable Places

Bent's Old Fort (Historic Site)
35110 Highway 194 East
La Junta, Colorado 81050-9523
719-383-5010

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison (Park)
Park Headquarters
Gunnison, Colorado 81230
970-641-2337

Colorado (Monument/Memorial)
Colorado National Monument
Fruita, Colorado 81521-0001
970-858-3617

Curecanti (Recreation Area)
102 Elk Creek
Gunnison, Colorado 81230
970-641-2337

Dinosaur (Monument/Memorial)
Dinosaur National Monument
Dinosaur, Colorado 81610-9724
970-374-3000

Florissant Fossil Beds (Monument/Memorial)
P.O. Box 185
Florissant, Colorado 80816-0185
719-748-3253

Great Sand Dunes (Park)
11500 Highway 150
Mosca, Colorado 81146-9798
719-378-6300

Hovenweep (Monument/Memorial)
McElmo Route
Cortez, Colorado 81321
970-562-4282

Mesa Verde (Park)
PO Box 8
Mesa Verde, Colorado 81330-0008
970-529-4465

Rocky Mountain (Park)
Rocky Mountain National Park
Estes Park, Colorado 80517-8397
970-586-1206

Sand Creek Massacre (Historic Site)
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
Eads, Colorado 81036
719-438-5916

Yucca House (Monument/Memorial)
c/o Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde, Colorado 81330
970-529-4465

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