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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 5,278,906 people in Colorado as per 2016 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, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Denver 30 90,403
2 Colorado Springs 20 55,739
3 Aurora 14 13,958
4 Lakewood 10 16,633
5 Westminster 6 19,826
6 Fort Collins 6 31,416
7 Boulder 6 34,631
8 Greeley 4 17,592
9 Grand Junction 3 10,116
10 Littleton 3 10,993
11 Arvada 2 79
12 Centennial 2 216
13 Thornton 2 311
14 Parker 2 694
15 Glenwood Springs 2 5,841
16 Golden 2 6,054
17 Pueblo 2 13,236
18 Loveland 1 36
19 Louisville 1 41
20 Longmont 1 59

Largest Colorado Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Aguilar 660
Akron 1,903
Alamosa 9,592
Alma 302
Antonito 757
Arriba 188
Arvada 111,658
Aspen 6,740
Ault 1,750
Aurora 345,867
Avon 6,414
Basalt 3,791
Bayfield 2,478
Bennett 1,915
Berthoud 5,497
Bethune 297
Black Hawk 155
Blanca 478
Boone 346
Boulder 103,919

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 5,278,906
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,606,591
Age of the Population 36.3

Families

% of people married 50.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 38.1%
Median Earnings25+ $38,830
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,602
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,366

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,826
% Above Poverty Level 87.3%
% Below Poverty Level 12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation 3.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,002
Median House Value $247,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.7%
US/American 0.1%
English 10.2%
Irish 11.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Colorado flag
Colorado State Flag

Colorado seal
Colorado State Seal

Colorado quarter
Colorado State Quarter

Info for Colorado Government Officials

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