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Colorado’s growth is just barely creeping along, state demographer says

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Traffic on Interstate 25 in Denver, August, 2019.

At first glance, you’d think Colorado’s population is soaring. There’s heavy traffic, high housing prices and a general sense that more people are in more places. Not so, says Colorado state Demographer Elizabeth Garner. In fact, Colorado’s population is barely growing at all.