Colorado by the Numbers:
Factfinder (Census Bureau) provides 1990 and 2000 Census data
on cities, towns, metropolitan statistical areas, counties,
Census-designated places, and other levels of geography.
2000 Supplementary Survey provides estimates of demographic,
social, economic, and housing characteristics for the United
States and the fifty states. The Census recently released data on
cities and counties in Colorado with populations of 250,000 or
more. These include the cities of Aurora, Colorado Springs, and
Denver and Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Denver, El Paso, and
Jefferson counties. State-level data is available from the
pull-down menu of states. For access to city and county data,
choose the link to Census 2000 Supplementary Survey Summary Tables
near the bottom of the page. The survey includes:
- "data on sex, age, race, Hispanic origin, household type,
housing occupancy, homeowners, renters, and additional
- "information on school enrollment, educational attainment,
marital status, disability status, migration, place of birth,
language spoken at home, ancestry, and additional topics."
- "information on labor force status, commuting, occupation,
income and benefits, poverty, and additional topics."
- "units in structure, year structure built, number of rooms,
vehicles available, type of heating fuel, occupants per room,
value of housing unit, mortgage status, amount of rent paid,
and additional topics."
Demographic Characteristics: Colorado a report in .pdf format.
Includes data on population by sex, by age, by race, by Hispanic
origin. In addition, it includes data on relationships between
occupants of households, household types, housing occupancy and
housing tenure for the state, cities, Census designated
places, towns, primary metropolitan statistical areas,
congressional districts, Indian reservations, and the state as a
Cities with Population over 25,000 in 1990and in 2000
(Demographic data from County and City
Databook 1994 on CD-ROM for all Colorado cities with a population
of 25,000 or more. Use the links below to locate economic and
demographic data for cities with populations smaller than 25,000 in
Sources of 1990 data for places with populations of less than
25,000 (also relevant for places with populations of 25,000 or
- 1990 Census of Population
and Housing includes data on cities, towns, and Census Designated Places.
Data grouped into summary, housing, income, labor, and social topics,
- U. S. Gazetteer Search
by place name or zipcode. You may select population and housing variables
from the 1990 Census STF1A, STF3A tables. The STF1A data series includes the
data gathered for 100 percent of the population. The STF3A data series includes
the data gathered from a population sample. About one-sixth of the population
answered the longer, more-detailed Census questionnaire.
- Economic Census 1992,
1997 and 2002 includes economic data for places with population greater
than 2500 and economic data by zip code.
- Agriculture Census Although
most data in the Agriculture Census is available on a county level, zip code
tabulations are available for the 1992, 1997 and 2002 census.
- Consolidated Federal
Funds Report Includes information on Federal government obligations or
expenditures by municipality.
- Municipal Housing
Unit Estimates---Colorado Department of Local Affairs. Data from the 2000
Census and estimates for 1999, 2000 and 2001.
and Local Government on the Net Find a city, county, or state website.
Note: This is not an exhaustive list of
city-level data. Consult the other topic areas of Colorado by the
Numbers. For example, data from the 1992 and 1997 Economic Census is
available at the city or place level. Consult the Economy
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