Population of Cities in Colorado (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
12
100,000 to 1 Million
36
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 36 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Colorado is Denver, with a population of 719,116 people.

Denver

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

719,116

Colorado Springs

This city is located over one mile above sea level.

484,233

Fort Collins

This college city is located along the Colorado Front Range.

168,913

Lakewood

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

158,417

Centennial

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

110,868

Pueblo

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

112,911

Name 2018 Population
Denver719,116
Colorado Springs484,233
Aurora 368,518
Fort Collins168,913
Lakewood158,417
Thornton 143,451
Arvada 121,931
Westminster 115,497
Pueblo112,911
Centennial110,868
Greeley110,040
Boulder109,068
Longmont 94,998
Loveland80,229
Broomfield69,817
Grand Junction63,355
Castle Rock61,842
Commerce City57,297
Parker54,393
Littleton 46,711
Brighton 39,824
Northglenn 39,280
Englewood36,146
Wheat Ridge31,822
Fountain29,931
Lafayette29,513
Erie 25,393
Windsor 24,898
Evans22,155
Louisville21,737
Golden20,860
Montrose19,945
Durango19,381
Cañon City17,173
Johnstown 16,479
Greenwood Village16,005
Firestone14,779
Sterling13,912
Frederick13,712
Superior 13,543
Lone Tree13,463
Fruita13,216
Steamboat Springs13,040
Federal Heights12,626
Fort Morgan11,434
Glenwood Springs10,283
Alamosa10,182
Castle Pines10,154
Rifle9,977
Wellington9,834
Cortez9,585
Craig9,220
Delta9,196
Fort Lun8,199
Trinidad8,137
Woodland Park7,822
Lamar7,498
Milliken7,288
Gypsum7,227
Carbondale7,065
La Junta6,932
Berthoud 6,922
Eagle6,911
Aspen6,853
Monument6,834
Cherry Hills Village6,709
Avon6,613
Estes Park6,450
Gunnison6,417
Lochbuie 6,379
Sheridan6,073
Salida5,829
Dacono5,710
Vail5,567
Manitou Springs5,423
Eaton5,396
Edgewater5,381
Brush5,320
Glendale5,223
Breckenridge5,012
New Castle4,975
Silverthorne4,791
Mead4,711
Severance4,667
Monte Vista4,274
Burlington4,152
Florence4,081
Basalt 4,005
Timnath3,929
Rocky Ford3,820
Yuma3,590
Frisco3,256
Silt3,209
Orchard City3,179
Walsenburg3,130
Platteville2,922
Buena Vista2,890
Snowmass Village2,868
Leadville2,807
Bayfield2,754
Palmer Lake2,745
Palisade2,680
Telluride2,552
Bennett 2,500
Wray2,367
Rangely2,350
Meeker2,346
Center 2,322
Cedaredge2,298
La Salle2,268
Lyons2,164
Holyoke2,161
Las Animas2,161
Granby2,044
Limon2,035
Pagosa Springs1,992
Hayden1,908
Olathe1,842
Ault1,799
Akron1,763
Idaho Springs1,760
Crested Butte1,666
Mancos1,622
Kersey1,615
Del Norte1,602
Hudson1,601
Nederland1,572
Kremmling1,570
Columbine Valley1,504
Paonia1,469
Mountain Village1,467
Pierce1,444
Elizabeth1,382
Springfield1,354
Fraser1,336
Julesburg1,263
Cripple Creek1,237
Keenesburg1,218
Fowler1,147
Parachute1,143
Ouray1,101
Winter Park1,099
Gilcrest1,093
Ordway1,079
Ridgway1,069
Georgetown1,068
Dolores1,061
Minturn1,055
Bow Mar 1,007
Dillon985
Manassa983
Blue River947
Hotchkiss946
Oak Creek922
Haxtun899
Wiggins874
Sanford869
Cheyenne Wells864
Mount Crested Butte851
Log Lane Village848
Deer Trail823
La Veta821
Calhan811
Foxfield798
La Jara796
Poncha Springs793
Dove Creek776
Hugo761
Central City 753
Holly751
Antonito750
Fairplay740
Hot Sulphur Springs738
Kiowa732
Ignacio731
Nucla722
Collbran709
Green Mountain Falls 691
San Luis685
Williamsburg685
Silver Cliff649
Stratton646
Silverton628
Westcliffe619
Simla610
Norwood596
Swink592
Walden582
Eads554
Flagler548
Naturita538
Mountain View530
Grand Lake523
Rockvale518
Saguache510
Walsh504
De Beque499
Otis493
Granada477
Aguilar473