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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 5,359,295 people in Colorado as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Denver3089,517
2Colorado Springs2057,339
3Aurora1412,770
4Lakewood1016,399
5Westminster619,621
6Fort Collins632,588
7Boulder635,832
8Greeley418,791
9Grand Junction310,690
10Littleton311,232
11Centennial2151
12Thornton2227
13Parker2700
14Glenwood Springs25,842
15Golden26,069
16Pueblo213,364
17Louisville131
18Loveland132
19Longmont178
20Arvada182

Largest Colorado Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Aguilar491
Akron2,003
Alamosa9,671
Alma316
Antonito789
Arriba158
Arvada113,532
Aspen6,788
Ault1,869
Aurora351,131
Avon6,444
Basalt3,783
Bayfield2,527
Bennett2,097
Berthoud5,766
Bethune231
Black Hawk166
Blanca471
Boone268
Boulder105,420

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

Demographics

People

Total Population5,359,295
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens12.7%
Employed Population 16+2,673,188
Age of the Population36.4

Families

% of people married50.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.7%
Median Earnings25+$39,960
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,811
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,823

Wealth

Median Family Income$77,130
% Above Poverty Level87.8%
% Below Poverty Level12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home7%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.3%
% Using Public Transportation3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone27.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,057
Median House Value$264,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.3%
German20.3%
Irish11.6%
English10.1%
Italian5%
French Except Basque2.9%
Scottish2.6%
Polish2.5%
Swedish2.3%
Norwegian2.2%
Dutch1.7%
Russian1.1%
Welsh0.9%
African0.8%
Danishn0.8%
Czech0.7%
Canadian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Greek0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Finnish0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Ethiopian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Somali0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
US/American0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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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

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