Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District is young — and growing

April 1, 2022
A housing development in Weld County that sits close to I-25. Dec. 11, 2021.A housing development in Weld County that sits close to I-25. Dec. 11, 2021.Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite
A housing development in Weld County that sits close to I-25. Dec. 11, 2021.

CD-8 is made up of parts of Adams, Weld and Larimer counties, which is on average, younger than the rest of the state. It's also growing fast: State Demographer Elizabeth Garner explains that this growth is due to a number of factors: economy, space and resources.