Mapping where Colorado’s graying Boomers are growing in numbers

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The map shows where Boomers are settling in Colorado, county by county. Click around to see specific numbers.

Colorado has one of the fastest growing populations of people aged 65 and older: By 2030, the the state's senior population will more than double. In large part that's because of a wave of people that came here in the 1980s and 1990s -- Baby Boomers born between 1946 and 1964. The map above shows where they're settling, and creating an increased demand for services and housing as they move from work to retirement.

Click on the audio link to hear Elizabeth Garner, the state's demographer, speak with Ryan Warner about the trend.

Chart: Forecasted changes for Colorado 65+As part of our coverage on aging in Colorado, we'd like to know if you or someone you know is in their 80's and doing something exceptional with life. Go to our Public Insight Network to share what you know.