Latest Data (2012)
Population 634,265
Nationwide Rank 23

Quick Facts

Denver, Colorado is the 23rd largest city in the United States as of 2012.

Denver, Colorado is a city.

Denver, Colorado is as large as it has ever been. In 2012 Denver had its largest population ever.

Denver, Colorado is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Denver, Colorado Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2012
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 36.0%
18 Detroit, Michigan -25.7%
19 El Paso, Texas 19.0%
20 Memphis, Tennessee -5.0%
21 Boston, Massachusetts 7.7%
22 Seattle, Washington 12.4%
23 Denver, Colorado 14.0%
24 Washington, District of Columbia 10.5%
25 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 14.3%
26 Baltimore, Maryland -4.2%
27 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 9.2%
28 Portland, Oregon 13.8%
29 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 18.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2012 634,265 23
2011 619,285 24
2010 600,158 26
2009 610,345 24
2008 593,086 26
2007 578,789 27
2006 568,692 27
2005 561,323 27
2004 558,506 27
2003 558,351 27
2002 561,072 26
2001 564,411 25
2000 556,094 25
1990 467,549 28
1980 492,365 24
1970 514,678 25
1960 493,887 23
1950 415,786 24
1940 322,412 24
1930 287,861 29
1920 256,491 25
1910 213,381 27
1900 133,859 25
1890 106,713 26
1880 35,629 50