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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 5,436,519 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
1Denver2388,949
2Colorado Springs1731,846
3Aurora1213,407
4Lakewood917,024
5Boulder637,599
6Fort Collins533,622
7Westminster419,599
8Grand Junction310,495
9Littleton313,404
10Greeley319,431
11Thornton2225
12Parker2841
13Golden26,209
14Pueblo212,630
15Loveland130
16Louisville134
17Longmont190
18Arvada1111
19Centennial1176
20Lone Tree1261

Largest Colorado Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Aguilar559
Akron2,116
Alamosa9,675
Alma356
Antonito806
Arriba141
Arvada115,320
Aspen7,097
Ault2,054
Aurora357,323
Avon6,503
Basalt3,849
Bayfield2,576
Bennett2,291
Berthoud6,018
Bethune227
Black Hawk176
Blanca492
Boone286
Boulder106,271

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,436,519
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens13%
Employed Population 16+2,742,151
Age of the Population36.5

Families

% of people married50.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.4%
Median Earnings25+$41,008
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,963
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,649

Wealth

Median Family Income$80,654
% Above Poverty Level88.5%
% Below Poverty Level11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation3.2%

Housing

People Living Alone27.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,125
Median House Value$286,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.8%
German19.7%
Irish11.3%
English10%
Italian5%
French Except Basque2.8%
Scottish2.6%
Polish2.5%
Swedish2.3%
Norwegian2.2%
Dutch1.7%
Russian1.1%
Welsh0.9%
African0.8%
Czech0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Canadian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Slovak0.2%
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, 2017, 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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