Population of Cities in Colorado (2019)

Colorado is the 21st most populous state in the U.S. with a population that exceeds 5.6 million spread among its many cities. The state’s most populous city is Denver, which has a population of over 682,000 people. Denver is also Colorado’s capital. There are no other cities that have populations that exceed 500,000. However, Colorado Springs is quickly approaching that milestone, with a population count of over 450,000. A total of twelve cities have populations that exceed 100,000, while 34 have population counts between 10,000 and 100,000.

In all, there are 271 incorporated municipalities in Colorado. There are 196 towns and 73 cities. The municipalities are governed under one of five different structures. This includes consolidated city and county, home rule municipality, statutory city, statutory town, and territorial charter municipality. The laws of the state make only a few distinctions between cities and towns. As a general rule, the cities are more populated than towns, although there are some exceptions. Colorado has multiple towns with populations that fall below 100 residents. The smallest as of 2014 data was the statutory town of Lakeside, which had a population of just eight people.

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Over 1 Million
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100,000 to 1 Million
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10,000 to 100,000

Colorado has 0 cities with more than a million people, 12 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 38 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Colorado is Denver, with a population of 732,144 people.

Denver

Denver, also known as the Mile High City, is the capital and most populous city of Colorado.

732,144

Colorado Springs

This city is located over one mile above sea level.

493,799

Aurora

Aurora was first established as a city in the 1880s under the name Fletcher.

371,922

Fort Collins

This college city is located along the Colorado Front Range.

171,266

Lakewood

Lakewood, located west of Denver, is the most populated city in Jefferson County.

160,429

Thornton

Until 1953, the town was solely farmland.

146,825

Arvada

Arvada has a rich history that includes the discovery of gold and the subsequent Pike's Peak Gold Rush.

124,170

Westminster

Westminster was once named by 'Money' magazine as one of the best places to live in the United States.

116,308

Centennial

Centennial has been ranked as the 15th safest city in the United States.

111,336

Pueblo

The city of Pueblo is one of the largest steel producers in the nation.

114,221

Name 2019 Population Location
Denver732,144Map
Colorado Springs493,799Map
Aurora371,922Map
Fort Collins171,266Map
Lakewood160,429Map
Thornton146,825Map
Arvada124,170Map
Westminster116,308Map
Pueblo114,221Map
Greeley113,065Map
Centennial111,336Map
Boulder109,557Map
Longmont96,068Map
Loveland81,895Map
Broomfield71,461Map
Grand Junction64,092Map
Castle Rock63,930Map
Commerce City58,511Map
Parker56,008Map
Littleton46,900Map
Brighton40,579Map
Northglenn39,429Map
Englewood37,194Map
Wheat Ridge32,047Map
Fountain30,520Map
Lafayette30,139Map
Erie26,688Map
Windsor25,959Map
Evans22,425Map
Louisville22,205Map
Golden20,942Map
Montrose20,262Map
Durango19,820Map
Cañon City17,420Map
Johnstown17,024Map
Greenwood Village16,133Map
Firestone15,710Map
Frederick14,491Map
Sterling13,874Map
Superior13,737Map
Lone Tree13,559Map
Fruita13,362Map
Steamboat Springs13,215Map
Federal Heights12,710Map
Fort Morgan11,477Map
Wellington10,493Map
Glenwood Springs10,426Map
Alamosa10,314Map
Rifle10,133Map
Castle Pines10,089Map
Cortez9,874Map
Craig9,354Map
Delta9,337Map
Fort Lun8,313Map
Trinidad8,154Map
Woodland Park8,038Map
Milliken7,593Map
Lamar7,480Map
Gypsum7,356Map
Carbondale7,209Map
Berthoud7,199Map
Eagle6,997Map
Monument6,973Map
La Junta6,933Map
Aspen6,844Map
Cherry Hills Village6,771Map
Lochbuie6,709Map
Avon6,657Map
Gunnison6,495Map
Estes Park6,494Map
Sheridan6,089Map
Dacono6,020Map
Salida5,953Map
Vail5,609Map
Eaton5,551Map
Manitou Springs5,476Map
Edgewater5,410Map
Brush5,276Map
Glendale5,236Map
New Castle5,086Map
Breckenridge5,070Map
Severance4,990Map
Silverthorne4,934Map
Mead4,790Map
Timnath4,420Map
Monte Vista4,278Map
Florence4,150Map
Burlington4,136Map
Basalt4,047Map
Rocky Ford3,822Map
Yuma3,594Map
Frisco3,342Map
Silt3,270Map
Orchard City3,236Map
Walsenburg3,212Map
Platteville3,022Map
Buena Vista2,946Map
Leadville2,864Map
Snowmass Village2,852Map
Bayfield2,817Map
Palmer Lake2,799Map
Palisade2,698Map
Telluride2,606Map
Bennett2,506Map
Wray2,367Map
Center2,366Map
Rangely2,343Map
Meeker2,343Map
La Salle2,339Map
Cedaredge2,337Map
Lyons2,172Map
Las Animas2,138Map
Holyoke2,135Map
Granby2,108Map
Limon2,075Map
Pagosa Springs2,069Map
Hayden1,925Map
Olathe1,859Map
Ault1,857Map
Akron1,777Map
Idaho Springs1,767Map
Mancos1,703Map
Crested Butte1,697Map
Pierce1,636Map
Kersey1,626Map
Kremmling1,609Map
Hudson1,609Map
Del Norte1,604Map
Nederland1,591Map
Columbine Valley1,553Map
Mountain Village1,493Map
Paonia1,491Map
Fraser1,378Map
Elizabeth1,376Map
Springfield1,342Map
Julesburg1,274Map
Cripple Creek1,268Map
Keenesburg1,227Map
Parachute1,158Map
Fowler1,148Map
Ouray1,135Map
Winter Park1,134Map
Ridgway1,114Map
Gilcrest1,097Map
Ordway1,094Map
Dolores1,093Map
Georgetown1,072Map
Minturn1,066Map
Bow Mar1,028Map
Dillon997Map
Manassa983Map
Blue River964Map
Hotchkiss961Map
Oak Creek926Map
Deer Trail894Map
Haxtun890Map
Cheyenne Wells875Map
Sanford871Map
Wiggins868Map
Mount Crested Butte860Map
La Veta843Map
Log Lane Village840Map
Calhan819Map
Poncha Springs804Map
Dove Creek802Map
Foxfield801Map
La Jara795Map
Hugo769Map
Central City763Map
Fairplay758Map
Hot Sulphur Springs756Map
Holly748Map
Antonito747Map
Ignacio734Map
Nucla728Map
Kiowa727Map
Collbran716Map
San Luis705Map
Green Mountain Falls703Map
Williamsburg694Map
Silver Cliff670Map
Stratton642Map
Westcliffe633Map
Silverton627Map
Norwood608Map
Simla603Map
Swink592Map
Walden582Map
Flagler545Map
Naturita542Map
Eads537Map
Grand Lake537Map
Mountain View531Map
Rockvale524Map
Saguache521Map
De Beque503Map
Walsh500Map
Otis498Map
Granada474Map
Aguilar473Map