Population of Cities in Colorado (2019)

0
Over 1 Million
12
100,000 to 1 Million
38
10,000 to 100,000

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.

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

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

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
Denver732,144
Colorado Springs493,799
Aurora 371,922
Fort Collins171,266
Lakewood160,429
Thornton 146,825
Arvada 124,170
Westminster 116,308
Pueblo114,221
Greeley113,065
Centennial111,336
Boulder109,557
Longmont 96,068
Loveland81,895
Broomfield71,461
Grand Junction64,092
Castle Rock63,930
Commerce City58,511
Parker56,008
Littleton 46,900
Brighton 40,579
Northglenn 39,429
Englewood37,194
Wheat Ridge32,047
Fountain30,520
Lafayette30,139
Erie 26,688
Windsor 25,959
Evans22,425
Louisville22,205
Golden20,942
Montrose20,262
Durango19,820
Cañon City17,420
Johnstown 17,024
Greenwood Village16,133
Firestone15,710
Frederick14,491
Sterling13,874
Superior 13,737
Lone Tree13,559
Fruita13,362
Steamboat Springs13,215
Federal Heights12,710
Fort Morgan11,477
Wellington10,493
Glenwood Springs10,426
Alamosa10,314
Rifle10,133
Castle Pines10,089
Cortez9,874
Craig9,354
Delta9,337
Fort Lun8,313
Trinidad8,154
Woodland Park8,038
Milliken7,593
Lamar7,480
Gypsum7,356
Carbondale7,209
Berthoud 7,199
Eagle6,997
Monument6,973
La Junta6,933
Aspen6,844
Cherry Hills Village6,771
Lochbuie 6,709
Avon6,657
Gunnison6,495
Estes Park6,494
Sheridan6,089
Dacono6,020
Salida5,953
Vail5,609
Eaton5,551
Manitou Springs5,476
Edgewater5,410
Brush5,276
Glendale5,236
New Castle5,086
Breckenridge5,070
Severance4,990
Silverthorne4,934
Mead4,790
Timnath4,420
Monte Vista4,278
Florence4,150
Burlington4,136
Basalt 4,047
Rocky Ford3,822
Yuma3,594
Frisco3,342
Silt3,270
Orchard City3,236
Walsenburg3,212
Platteville3,022
Buena Vista2,946
Leadville2,864
Snowmass Village2,852
Bayfield2,817
Palmer Lake2,799
Palisade2,698
Telluride2,606
Bennett 2,506
Wray2,367
Center 2,366
Rangely2,343
Meeker2,343
La Salle2,339
Cedaredge2,337
Lyons2,172
Las Animas2,138
Holyoke2,135
Granby2,108
Limon2,075
Pagosa Springs2,069
Hayden1,925
Olathe1,859
Ault1,857
Akron1,777
Idaho Springs1,767
Mancos1,703
Crested Butte1,697
Pierce1,636
Kersey1,626
Kremmling1,609
Hudson1,609
Del Norte1,604
Nederland1,591
Columbine Valley1,553
Mountain Village1,493
Paonia1,491
Fraser1,378
Elizabeth1,376
Springfield1,342
Julesburg1,274
Cripple Creek1,268
Keenesburg1,227
Parachute1,158
Fowler1,148
Ouray1,135
Winter Park1,134
Ridgway1,114
Gilcrest1,097
Ordway1,094
Dolores1,093
Georgetown1,072
Minturn1,066
Bow Mar 1,028
Dillon997
Manassa983
Blue River964
Hotchkiss961
Oak Creek926
Deer Trail894
Haxtun890
Cheyenne Wells875
Sanford871
Wiggins868
Mount Crested Butte860
La Veta843
Log Lane Village840
Calhan819
Poncha Springs804
Dove Creek802
Foxfield801
La Jara795
Hugo769
Central City 763
Fairplay758
Hot Sulphur Springs756
Holly748
Antonito747
Ignacio734
Nucla728
Kiowa727
Collbran716
San Luis705
Green Mountain Falls 703
Williamsburg694
Silver Cliff670
Stratton642
Westcliffe633
Silverton627
Norwood608
Simla603
Swink592
Walden582
Flagler545
Naturita542
Grand Lake537
Eads537
Mountain View531
Rockvale524
Saguache521
De Beque503
Walsh500
Otis498
Granada474
Aguilar473