Colorado

Capital: Denver
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
5,695,564
Population 2017 5,615,902
Population 2016 5,540,921
Below Poverty 2018 9.1
Below Poverty 2017 10.3
Below Poverty 2016 11.0
Employment - Population Ratio 2018
66.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 66.2
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 55.8
Unemployed 2018 3.3
Unemployed 2017 2.7
Unemployed 2016 3.2
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 3,711
STATE FACTS
Katherine Lee Bates wrote "America the Beautiful" after being inspired by the view from Pikes Peak.
Colorado contains 75% of the land area of the U.S. with an altitude over 10,000 ft.
The highest suspension bridge in the world is over the Royal Gorge near Canon City. The Royal Gorge Bridge spans the Arkansas River at a height of 1,053 ft.