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Population Totals for Colorado and Sub-state Regions

Historical Census - years (1790 to 2010)


Population totals for Colorado, counties & places, 1870 to 2010 are available here.


Historical Census data can also be obtained through the University of Virginia. This site presents data for the people and the economy of the U.S. for each state and county from 1790 to 1960.


You may obtain a list of municipalities along with their dates of incorporation and county locations from the State Archives.

Population Estimates - years (1985 to 2012)


Population estimates are produced annually by the State Demography Office. The most recent estimate available is for the year of 2013 and was finalized in October 2014.


  • Final Estimates, State, Sub-state regions, and Counties 2000 to current excel


User Lookup:

This option allows the user to select any combination of state, counties or municipalities for the year(s) of 1980, 1990 to current.


County Profile:

The County Profile database allows the user to select population estimates along with other variables, for years 1985 to present.

Population Forecasts - years (2000 to 2040)


Population forecasts are produced annually by the State Demography Office. Our most recent forecasts were produced in October 2013.


These tables illustrate the population for future years, based on plausible courses of future population change (see Forecasts Methodology for more information.) The forecasts for the State of Colorado & Sub-state regions are available for the years 2000 to 2040.


  • 5 year increments, 2000 - 2040 excel
  • 1 year increments, 2000 - 2040 excel 

Population Forecasts By Age & Gender