Colorado’s population growth slowing, and that could spell economic trouble down the road

Colorado’s population growth slowing, and that could spell economic trouble down the road

Source: Aldo Svaldi of the Denver Post

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Colorado residents are more than familiar with our state’s population surge in recent years. In fact, the state has grown nearly twice as fast as the U.S. population in the past decade.

Several factors are changing this:

  • a slowing rate of state immigration,
  • an aging population, and
  • a birth rate below that of the 2.1 replacement rate

This leads to an uncertain future for Colorado’s economic and population growth. State demographer Elizabeth Garner offers further analysis and potential solutions in the full article.

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