The metro area's population in poverty went from 10,334 in 2000 to 21,770 in 2008-2012 -- an increase of 110 percent.
Filmmaker captures the stories behind Denver’s street kids in an upcoming documentary about America’s homeless youth.
Though the state’s lowest ranking came in the area of health care – 39th in the nation - Colorado is showing progress there.
In Colorado Matters' monthly education roundup, learn about why high school grades matter more than college entrance exams and a radical new idea in children’s play.
Nearly four in 10 Colorado households are living so near the edge of financial insecurity that they lack the reserves to survive three months if an emergency struck, according to a new report.
Colorado state demographer Elizabeth Garner talks about poverty, second-home ownership, and immigrant birthrates. She talks with CPR's Jonathan Brown about December's report from the U.S.