Colorado

Capital: Denver
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
5,349,648 
Population 2015 5,448,819 
Population 2016 5,540,545 
Below Poverty 2014 12.3 
Below Poverty 2015 9.9 
Below Poverty 2016 8.5 
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 64.5 
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 64.1 
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 64.7 
Unemployed 2014 5.0 
Unemployed 2015 3.9 
Unemployed 2016 3.3 
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 2.7 
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 3,585
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.