Denver’s inhabitants has grown by greater than 115,000 folks previously decade

So many transplants are crowding your favorite coffee shop now.

08/12/2021, 12:40 p.m.

Denver grew nearly 20 percent between 2010 and 2020, adding more than 115,000 residents in that time, according to U.S. census data released Thursday.

The growth shows what many people in Mile High City have seen firsthand over the past decade. It shows that the city grew by 19.2 percent between 2010 and 2020, adding 115,364 inhabitants and increasing the city to 715,522 inhabitants. The data represents where people lived on April 1, 2020.

All metropolitan regions also recorded growth between 2010 and 2020:

  • Adams County grew 17.7 percent. Population: 519,572.
  • Arapahoe County grew 14.5 percent. Population: 655,070.
  • Broomfield County grew 32.6 percent. Population: 74,112.
  • Boulder County grew 12.3 percent. Population: 330,758
  • Jefferson County grew 9 percent. Population: 582,910.

Broomfield, the state’s only other city and county besides Denver, appears to have seen the largest population growth by district in the state according to US census data. Weld County in northeast Colorado grew 30.1 percent to 328,981 residents. The county of El Paso appears to be the most populous county in the state with 730,395 residents. It grew by 17.4 percent in ten years.

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