10 Largest Cities in Colorado

The largest city in Colorado is Denver, with a population of 749,103. Timnath is the fastest growing city in Colorado over the past 10 years, having grown 997.83% since 2010.

Rank Name 2021 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1Denver749,103603,35924.16%4,887153.29
2Colorado Springs489,529420,68516.36%2,510195
3Aurora388,723326,05519.22%2,520154.27
4Fort Collins174,081145,26819.83%3,04457.18
5Lakewood160,441142,75912.39%3,72743.05
6Thornton145,688119,39122.03%4,05935.89
7Arvada122,974106,91715.02%3,17138.78
8Pueblo113,633106,7556.44%2,06854.96
9Westminster113,044106,4346.21%3,57931.59
10Centennial111,183100,98910.09%3,75929.58
11Greeley110,99793,30818.96%2,27248.86
12Highlands Ranch105,63196,7139.22%4,35324.27
13Boulder105,00397,7527.42%3,99426.29
14Longmont98,71186,44014.20%3,43528.74
15Loveland81,12767,15720.80%2,35834.41
16Castle Rock75,45248,58655.30%2,20034.29
17Broomfield72,74756,22629.38%2,20433.00
18Grand Junction64,52958,8469.66%1,63339.53
19Commerce City64,36046,12839.52%1,80135.73
20Parker61,49245,54035.03%2,77022.20
21Littleton48,17141,91514.93%3,81612.63
22Brighton42,86633,68727.25%2,02421.18
23Security-Widefield39,61232,88220.47%3,04813.00
24Northglenn38,41935,8877.06%5,2267.35
25Englewood35,37130,36616.48%5,3976.55
26Dakota Ridge34,65932,0058.29%3,6939.38
27Lafayette34,20524,57939.16%3,6309.42
28Ken Caryl34,04032,4384.94%3,4629.83
29Windsor33,49518,76878.47%1,33625.08
30Pueblo West31,84929,6377.46%45270.43
31Fountain31,44326,11220.42%1,39822.49
32Wheat Ridge31,22230,2043.37%3,3429.34
33Erie30,15518,30064.78%1,53019.71
34Columbine25,33224,2804.33%3,8216.63
35Evans21,60718,61416.08%2,12210.18
36Golden20,74918,9509.49%2,1529.64
37Clifton20,74819,8894.32%3,4316.05
38Montrose20,41419,0627.09%1,10718.45
39Louisville20,14818,4339.30%2,5267.98
40Sherrelwood19,20818,2875.04%7,9082.43
41Durango18,95316,89312.19%1,29014.69
42Firestone18,81310,30082.65%1,39313.50
43Cimarron Hills18,72716,16115.88%3,1525.94
44Johnstown17,3829,96074.52%1,26413.76
45Canon City16,69316,4121.71%1,34712.39
46Welby16,01814,8467.89%4,3223.71
47Greenwood Village15,61113,97611.70%1,8908.26
48Fort Carson14,95113,8138.24%1,7418.59
49Frederick14,9248,71571.24%1,00914.79
50Sterling14,63114,825-1.31%1,9697.43
51Black Forest14,08113,1167.36%140100.64
52Fruita13,69612,6478.29%1,7397.88
53Steamboat Springs13,34212,09810.28%1,3509.89
54Lone Tree13,27010,43027.23%1,3539.81
55Superior12,92112,4933.43%3,2743.95
56Federal Heights12,76711,50910.93%7,1891.78
57Cherry Creek12,49611,12012.37%7,4831.67
58Berkley11,87911,2076.00%3,2913.61
59Berthoud11,5345,210121.38%89912.82
60Fort Morgan11,48711,3950.81%2,2385.13
61Wellington11,2176,41074.99%3,0943.63
62Castle Pines11,19910,3698.00%1,1679.59
63The Pinery10,80610,5172.75%1,04110.38
64Gunbarrel10,2029,26310.14%1,6226.29
65Glenwood Springs9,8829,5243.76%1,6935.84
66Stonegate9,8478,9629.88%5,3751.83
67Rifle9,6849,3483.59%1,3777.03
68Alamosa9,6418,9178.12%1,2817.53
69Roxborough Park9,5239,0994.66%1,0329.23
70Severance9,3983,218192.04%1,0928.61
71Edwards9,35010,266-8.92%35126.64
72Woodmoor9,3458,7416.91%1,5496.03
73Delta9,1858,8573.70%69213.27
74Milliken9,1625,63862.50%71512.81
75Craig9,1529,465-3.31%1,8055.07
76Derby8,9627,68516.62%5,1241.75
77Evergreen8,8859,038-1.69%77111.52
78Cortez8,7768,4863.42%1,4096.23
79Redlands8,7658,6850.92%65713.34
80Fairmount8,6067,55913.85%1,4156.08
81Fort Lun8,3737,44012.54%75511.09
82Monument8,2536,08435.65%1,2136.80
83Twin Lakes8,1966,10134.34%4,9851.64
84Trinidad8,1429,034-9.87%8689.38
85Lochbuie8,1364,81269.08%2,2083.69
86Woodland Park8,1197,17113.22%1,2226.64
87Applewood8,0817,16012.86%1,9884.06
88Fruitvale7,8747,6752.59%2,7102.91
89Lamar7,7697,937-2.12%1,4745.27
90Gypsum7,4576,50114.71%8608.67
91Aspen7,2476,7507.36%1,8693.88
92Eagle7,1266,4939.75%1,2655.63
93Timnath7,070644997.83%1,1226.30
94Carbondale6,9726,4088.80%3,4482.02
95Gleneagle6,8856,6114.14%2,9452.34
96Gunnison6,8385,83717.15%1,6344.18
97La Junta6,8317,083-3.56%2,2263.07
98Orchard Mesa6,7196,836-1.71%1,7973.74
99Cherry Hills Village6,6416,01410.43%1,0716.20
100Avon6,5536,3792.73%8018.18
101Air Force Academy6,5126,680-2.51%6529.99
102Estes Park6,5105,9579.28%9566.81
103Stratmoor6,4846,900-6.03%2,4502.65
104Dacono6,4464,18653.99%7728.35
105Salida6,2925,24519.96%2,2812.76
106Sheridan6,2355,64610.43%2,8102.22
107Eaton6,1524,39440.01%1,9473.16
108Dove Valley5,6735,2438.20%1,7093.32
109New Castle5,5734,49224.07%2,2142.52
110Manitou Springs5,5305,00010.60%1,7573.15
111Shaw Heights5,5295,1168.07%7,8990.70
112Brush5,4205,486-1.20%1,9152.83
113Vail5,3965,2931.95%1,1554.67
114Edgewater5,3335,1773.01%7,6730.69
115West Pleasant View5,1733,84034.71%3,3531.54
116Battlement Mesa5,1164,47114.43%44211.56
117Silverthorne5,1023,92330.05%1,2634.04
118Glendale5,0874,33417.37%8,8320.58
119Breckenridge4,9054,5497.83%8126.04
120Mead4,7433,48236.21%38812.23
121El Jebel4,7253,80124.31%8925.30
122Castle Pines Village4,5531,0234.45
123Todd Creek4,3653,76815.84%4509.69
124Basalt4,1673,8348.69%2,0872.00
125Monte Vista4,1364,458-7.22%1,5712.63
126Florence3,9343,8781.44%9204.28
127Genesee3,9103,6098.34%5876.66
128Niwot3,8704,006-3.39%9684.00
129Rocky Ford3,7853,968-4.61%2,2791.66
130Meridian3,6402,97022.56%4,1510.88
131Ponderosa Park3,6363,23212.50%24914.58
132Yuma3,5333,5200.37%1,1403.10
133Bennett3,3862,30846.71%5845.79
134Orchard City3,2903,1255.28%28611.52
135Lincoln Park3,2833,546-7.42%8673.79
136Silt3,2442,91811.17%1,9601.66
137Frisco3,2322,70319.57%1,9201.68
138Acres Green3,1003,0073.09%5,1580.60
139Burlington3,0824,251-27.50%1,4322.15
140Palmer Lake3,0672,54220.65%9993.07
141Leadville3,0582,59717.75%2,6251.17
142Penrose3,0343,582-15.30%17017.85
143Strasburg3,0132,44723.13%14520.80
144Walsenburg3,0033,046-1.41%1,0042.99
145Buena Vista2,9682,56015.94%8733.40
146Hudson2,8792,36221.89%5015.74
147Holly Hills2,8352,52112.46%4,8300.59
148Palisade2,7862,6554.93%2,3451.19
149Platteville2,7482,5019.88%8943.07
150Bayfield2,6852,33914.79%1,6311.65
151Snowmass Village2,6502,816-5.89%9926.88
152Telluride2,4732,23010.90%1,1132.22
153Laporte2,4132,450-1.51%3956.12
154Wray2,3752,382-0.29%6763.51
155Cedaredge2,3672,2445.48%1,2071.96
156Colorado City2,3472,1937.02%17113.70
157La Salle2,3281,96618.41%2,4300.96
158Coal Creek2,3132,400-3.62%2469.39
159Leadville North2,2441,79425.08%9152.45
160Rangely2,2432,349-4.51%5214.30
161Meeker2,2282,449-9.02%6303.54
162Granby2,2171,84919.90%17512.68
163Pagosa Springs2,2031,74626.17%4424.98
164Holyoke2,1822,331-6.39%8832.47
165Center2,1622,247-3.78%2,5020.86
166Lyons2,1472,1211.23%1,5951.35
167Las Animas2,1392,408-11.17%1,3151.63
168Limon2,0101,8836.74%6363.16
169Hayden2,0031,80910.72%6103.28
170Perry Park1,9721,64619.81%2318.55
171Ault1,9271,53325.70%1,1161.73
172Elizabeth1,8481,36335.58%1,4171.30
173Olathe1,8171,863-2.47%1,2101.50
174Idaho Springs1,8021,7234.59%8012.25
175Crested Butte1,7871,48920.01%2,1380.84
176Akron1,7331,7051.64%6252.77
177Kersey1,7051,48514.81%1,0041.70
178Del Norte1,5721,685-6.71%1,5980.98
179Inverness1,5671,5322.28%1,0521.49
180Kremmling1,5601,4408.33%1,1931.31
181Columbine Valley1,5251,26021.03%1,5311.00
182Nederland1,5091,4464.36%1,0201.48
183Wiggins1,50388869.26%1,1361.32
184Paonia1,4911,4592.19%1,8160.82
185Mancos1,4461,3427.75%2,2520.64
186Aristocrat Ranchettes1,4161,3445.36%7581.87
187Mountain Village1,4121,3147.46%4283.30
188Indian Hills1,3981,2809.22%2585.42
189Aetna Estates1,39883467.63%10,5910.13
190Fraser1,3781,21613.32%3993.46
191Springfield1,3731,458-5.83%1,2191.13
192Byers1,3441,16015.86%11711.45
193Alamosa East1,2951,458-11.18%3993.24
194Cripple Creek1,2581,2322.11%8301.51
195Keenesburg1,2531,12811.08%3793.31
196Cascade-Chipita Park1,2331,655-25.50%9213.45
197Georgetown1,1621,03512.27%1,1651.00
198Minturn1,1611,0876.81%1517.71
199Towaoc1,1531,0876.07%3223.58
200Pierce1,13583336.25%1,3530.84
201Fowler1,1331,187-4.55%2,0270.56
202Winter Park1,1321,01411.64%6716.89
203Julesburg1,1261,219-7.63%7451.51
204Parachute1,1241,0724.85%7061.59
205Ridgway1,10389123.79%5971.85
206Floyd Hill1,10299810.42%2095.27
207Gilcrest1,1001,0385.97%1,3560.81
208Ouray1,0821,0067.55%1,2540.86
209Ordway1,0561,090-3.12%1,3700.77
210Manassa1,0099991.00%1,0840.93
211Aspen Park99488212.70%4002.49
212Poncha Springs98272635.26%3332.95
213Lazy Acres9799206.41%1855.29
214Dillon9779057.96%6541.49
215Oak Creek9698958.27%2,7220.36
216Dolores9659293.88%1,4530.66
217Kittredge9641,304-26.07%5121.88
218Ellicott9551,131-15.56%8710.92
219Hotchkiss9529193.59%1,0280.93
220Loma9411,293-27.22%8610.89
221Bow Mar93484610.40%1,4070.66
222Deer Trail93254969.76%8261.13
223Upper Bear Creek9251,059-12.65%2443.79
224Pine Brook Hill925983-5.90%3232.86
225Blue River9198508.12%3732.46
226Keystone9081,079-15.85%2241.40
227Ignacio9088605.58%2,1020.43
228Howard90672325.31%5416.74
229Sanford8998841.70%6161.46
230Dotsero89970527.52%6631.36
231Haxtun898951-5.57%1,5090.59
232Mount Crested Butte8908129.61%4352.05
233Blende8798780.11%6531.35
234Log Lane Village8558194.40%4,3620.20
235Hugo82973013.56%9090.91
236Calhan8267855.22%9980.83
237La Jara815847-3.78%1,9980.41
238La Veta8077951.51%5901.37
239Paragon Estates802928-13.58%4791.68
240Fairplay79770013.86%6951.15
241Cheyenne Wells796846-5.91%7441.07
242Central City78666518.20%3642.16
243Holly784794-1.26%1,0840.72
244Beulah Valley78055640.29%1146.87
245Foxfield7687196.82%5801.32
246Kiowa7677206.53%8900.86
247Hot Sulphur Springs75367811.06%9790.77
248Williamsburg74766113.01%2113.53
249Antonito741786-5.73%1,7350.43
250Green Mountain Falls74065213.50%6781.09
251Grand View Estates73852839.77%9000.82
252Avondale7086745.04%5991.18
253Nucla704711-0.98%1,0140.69
254Collbran7026901.74%1,2580.56
255Silver Cliff69358718.06%4515.46
256San Luis6846308.57%1,2060.57
257Watkins6702527.09
258Loghill Village66152126.87%1195.56
259Eldorado Springs65458511.79%2532.58
260Westcliffe64457212.59%5211.24
261Simla6326142.93%1,0260.62
262Dove Creek632726-12.95%1,1050.57
263Stratton627660-5.00%1,2200.51
264Eads6246112.13%1,3050.48
265St. Mary's620283119.08%4311.44
266North Washington60648425.21%1185.15
267Cattle Creek604641-5.77%4661.29
268Silverton599645-7.13%7170.83
269Walden597606-1.49%1,7820.34
270Swink588618-4.85%2,1000.28
271St. Ann Highlands583288102.43%4191.39
272Norwood57751911.18%2,0390.28
273Salt Creek572587-2.56%1,0460.55
274Copper Mountain57138548.31%1832.06
275Flagler549560-1.96%4301.28
276Downieville-Lawson-Dumont543594-8.59%6980.78
277Mountain View5375085.71%5,7740.09
278Naturita532535-0.56%8650.61
279De Beque5325045.56%2701.97
280Rockvale5194945.06%2542.04
281Walsh518549-5.65%1,1590.45
282Grand Lake51646710.49%5011.03
283Altona5135012.40%3041.69
284Mulford510174193.10%7630.67
285Granada509517-1.55%7430.69
286Otis4904743.38%1,1860.41
287Saguache483497-2.82%1,2260.39
288Tabernash48241715.59%1024.75
289Fort Garland48143311.09%1,2790.38
290Aguilar476534-10.86%1,2140.39
291Yampa47242810.28%1,9670.24
292Nunn46241810.53%1243.71
293Heeney4411,9430.23
294Crawford4414312.32%1,7570.25
295Allenspark433528-17.99%3611.93
296Victor4264152.65%1,4840.29
297Blanca42638410.94%2321.83
298South Fork425456-6.80%1702.50
299Morrison4224180.96%1952.17
300Romeo4194063.20%1,7980.23
301Manzanola413432-4.40%1,4540.28
302Fleming4124061.48%8430.49
303Lake City406411-1.22%4900.83
304Wiley399405-1.48%1,2830.31
305Johnson Village38624656.91%1,2910.30
306Red Feather Lakes38534312.24%429.12
307Midland380156143.59%2211.72
308Louviers37826940.52%2391.58
309Boone3733467.80%9840.38
310Chacra37232913.07%3930.95
311Sugarloaf35326135.25%1622.18
312Coaldale35025537.25%1229.85
313Coal Creek3503451.45%2931.19
314Olney Springs344348-1.15%1,4270.24
315North La Junta337512-34.18%2481.36
316Dinosaur336339-0.88%4140.81
317Arboles32628016.43%635.16
318Catherine32022840.35%3730.86
319Alma31527514.55%7260.43
320Vineland31425125.10%5550.57
321Empire31228210.64%1,1600.27
322City of Creede3092868.04%3250.95
323Ovid292317-7.89%1,8720.16
324Jansen285112154.46%2431.17
325Merino283286-1.05%1,8620.15
326Red Cliff2802713.32%1,1910.23
327Redvale27623616.95%594.68
328Iliff2722662.26%1,4240.19
329Rollinsville27118149.72%1921.41
330Brookside26823315.02%5650.47
331Garden City2672516.37%2,3630.11
332Eckley2662563.91%5620.47
333El Moro26122118.10%2411.09
334Hillrose2602571.17%1,3760.19
335Alpine25817448.28%2451.05
336Sugar City255260-1.92%6620.39
337Cheraw247254-2.76%1,3720.18
338Jamestown243274-11.31%3900.62
339Peetz237241-1.66%1,0630.22
340Peoria23616344.79%1713.77
341Rico231266-13.16%3410.68
342Bethune231237-2.53%1,4260.16
343Phippsburg2271911.19
344East Pleasant View226356-36.52%2,0360.11
345Bonanza Mountain Estates22612876.56%1,3450.17
346Mountain Meadows222274-18.98%1291.72
347Kit Carson221233-5.15%3780.58
348Larkspur21618417.39%1361.59
349Southern Ute21517721.47%1315.96
350Arriba21519311.40%4310.50
351Seibert20718114.36%6030.34
352Gold Hill204230-11.30%982.08
353Trail Side2022820.72
354Elbert202230-12.17%4260.47
355Capulin2022001.00%2130.95
356Westcreek20012955.04%1641.22
357Twin Lakes19617114.62%296.74
358Atwood19313345.11%1871.03
359Woody Creek192263-27.00%3130.61
360Ophir19216317.79%8170.23
361Franktown186395-52.91%632.94
362Weldona18213930.94%1,1590.16
363Comanche Creek182369-50.68%821.69
364Gerrard180278-35.25%1501.20
365Silver Plume1791705.29%6910.26
366Amherst1783930.45
367Crowley175178-1.69%7780.23
368Jackson Lake17415412.99%573.06
369Morgan Heights169266-36.47%5930.28
370Sunshine168230-26.96%971.73
371Idledale168252-33.33%6060.28
372Rye1671567.05%1,7770.09
373Florissant16610459.62%3220.52
374Tall Timber156208-25.00%2720.57
375Ward1551503.33%2710.57
376Grover15514010.71%2610.59
377Blue Sky1544,2780.04
378Genoa1501397.91%4840.31
379Lewis149302-50.66%483.11
380Snyder1451329.85%4100.35
381Marble14011917.65%3890.36
382Brick Center13810728.97%245.78
383Smeltertown13512012.50%9250.15
384Sedgwick133145-8.28%3820.35
385Sedalia133206-35.44%981.36
386Crestone1321273.94%3430.39
387Hoehne13011117.12%423.11
388Black Hawk13011810.17%492.65
389Pritchett129141-8.51%5540.23
390Hasty129144-10.42%3660.35
391Rock Creek Park1284810.27
392Ramah1261241.61%5120.25
393Maysville122135-9.63%1012.42
394Cokedale122128-4.69%5950.20
395Seven Hills120121-0.83%2450.49
396Glendale120961.25
397Orchard1197440.16
398La Junta Gardens119153-22.22%2230.53
399San Acacio117931.26
400Segundo1161670.69
401Raymer New Raymer1169818.37%1480.78
402Moffat115116-0.86%801.45
403Crook1131102.73%8370.14
404Crisman110186-40.86%751.46
405Vilas107115-6.96%8360.13
406Vona102106-3.77%4620.22
407Campo100110-9.09%6940.14
408Hooper98103-4.85%3890.25
409Valmont963560.27
410Portland93135-31.11%293.20
411Sheridan Lake87834.82%2800.31
412Parshall832780.30
413Joes83402.08
414Kirk80204.10
415Hartman77761.32%2810.27
416Saddle Ridge764370.17
417Bark Ranch75213-64.79%870.86
418Montezuma74697.25%9250.08
419Branson74731.37%3020.24
420Kim7273-1.37%1900.38
421Haswell70682.94%870.80
422Pitkin69647.81%2670.26
423Padroni69850.81
424Divide67127-47.24%1990.34
425Redstone63130-51.54%1440.44
426Lynn61850.72
427Colona569180.06
428Starkville5459-8.47%7400.07
429Laird493270.15
430Stonewall Gap43221.92
431McCoy431460.29
432Maybell41790.52
433Two Buttes4043-6.98%1610.25
434Sawpit393414.71%1,3000.03
435Idalia374350.09
436Goldfield362550.14
437Weston32103.10
438Paoli3234-5.88%1080.30
439No Name29123-76.42%1620.18
440Conejos23480.48
441Piedra21211.62
442Towner195140.04
443Bonanza191618.75%430.44
444Valdez17111.61
445Peyton17250-93.20%72.30
446Eldora14142-90.14%34.16
447Cathedral13121.28
448Guffey1018.67
449Cotopaxi9310.29
450Lakeside880.00%430.19
451Brandon6510.12
452Wolcott0.37
453Vernon1.13
454Norrie0.19
455Leyner0.19
456Hidden Lake0.61
457Garfield0.34
458Fulford0.22
459Carbonate0.99

Top 459 Cities in Colorado by Population

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.

Map of Cities in Colorado

Colorado Cities by First Letter

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates

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