Nationwide Claims to Fame

Colorado is 3rd out of 51 other states in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Colorado is 7th out of 51 other states in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Colorado is 8th out of 51 other states in Race - Two or More

Colorado is 8th out of 51 other states in Size in square miles

Colorado is 9th out of 51 other states in Building permits (last year)

Colorado is 10th out of 51 other states in Income per capita

Colorado is 11th out of 51 other states in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Colorado is 13th out of 51 other states in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Colorado is 14th out of 51 other states in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Colorado is 15th out of 51 other states in Home median value

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Colorado Rank US
Current population (2012) 5,187,582 22nd 313,914,040
Size in square miles 103,641.9 8th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 48.5 38th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Colorado Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.5% 20th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.7% 20th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.8% 46th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Colorado Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.7% 16th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 36.3% 3rd 28.2%
Race Demographics
Colorado Rank US
Race - White 88.1% 15th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.3% 35th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.6% 14th 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.0% 22nd 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 11th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.8% 8th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 21.0% 7th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 69.6% 29th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Colorado Rank US
Female residents 49.8% 45th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.7% 20th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Colorado Rank US
Housing units 2,224,603 22nd 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.7% 13th 25.9%
Households 1,941,193 22nd 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 66.8% 36th 66.1%
Home median value $236,700 15th $186,200
People per household 2.5 29th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 23,301 9th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Colorado Rank US
Income per capita $30,816 10th $27,915
Income per household $57,685 15th $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.5% 34th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Colorado Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 150,889 15th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 1,972,271 22nd 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 547,770 15th 27,092,908
Retail sales $65,896,788 22nd $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,609 22nd $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $11,440,395 18th $613,795,732

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