Colorado by the Numbers:
- Census 2000 General
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 whole.
- American Factfinder (Census
Bureau) provides 1990 and 2000 Census data on cities, towns, metropolitan
statistical areas, counties, Census-designated places, and other levels
- Census 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 topics."
- "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."
- Data and Information from Colorado Department of Local
Affairs provides county level data, including historic census data from
1960-1990, frequently requested Census data, county population projections
in 5 year intervals from 1995-2025, county population estimates, per capita
personal income for 1980, 1985, and the 1990s, race and Hispanic origin by
county, personal income by county and source, transfer payments to counties,
employment, jobs, and labor force, and jobs by economic sector.
2000 Demographic Profiles in .pdf or Excel formats:
- Population by Age Group
Age Groups as a Percentage of Total
Housing Units by Occupancy Status
Family Households by Type
Household Size by Type
Group Quarters Population
Hispanic Population by Country of Origin
Asian Population by Country of Origin
- County Profiles--county-level
data from 1985 to the most recent year. Topics include births, deaths,
natural population increase, employment, labor force, Census July population,
school enrollment (grades 1-8), unemployment, December population, population
age 16 and over, net migration, vacant housing units, total housing units,
net building permits, total households, group quarters population (July),
household population (July), total taxable assessed value (K$), total
personal income (K$), total retail sails (K$), per capita income ($),
average household size, unemployment rate, and housing vacancy rate.
- USA Counties The
latest edition is now available at the Census Bureau website. Like the earlier
editions of the database, the 1998 edition contains a wealth of information
on many topics, including: age, agriculture, ancestry, banking, building permits,
business patterns, crime, earnings, education,elections, government, health,
households, housing, income, labor force and employment, manufactures, population,
poverty, retail trade, services industries, social programs, veterans, vital
statistics, and wholesale trade. Many of the topics include time-series data.
and Local Government on the Net Find a city, county, or state website.
Note: This is not an exhaustive list of
county-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 county level. Consult the Economy menu.
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