Bad news: Colorado in top 10 for population growth over the last decade

Article publisher: 
Center Square
Article date: 
30 December 2019
Article category: 
Colorado News
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Colorado's population increased by 14.5 percent over the past decade, one of the highest percentage increases in the U.S.
The Centennial State added almost 730,000 people since 2010, when its population was 5,029,319. The U.S. Census Bureau now estimates the state’s population to be 5,758,736 as of July 2019, with 78.1 percent being 18 years old or older. 
Colorado’s population increase ranks fourth largest by percentage and eighth largest by total number.
From 2018 to 2019, Colorado added 67,449 people, a 1.2 percent increase, according to numbers released Monday by the bureau. 
That increase ranks Colorado seventh when it comes to the number of new people entering the state. Only Texas, Florida, Arizona, North Carolina, Georgia and Washington welcomed more people in 2018-19, the bureau said....
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