New Census data: Denver metro population nears 3 million
DENVER -- New data from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed continued growth in Colorado, particularly along the Interstate 25 corridor. The Denver metro area grew by roughly 40,000 people between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018. An estimated 2,932,415 people now call greater Denver home. The U.S. Census defines the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metro area as consisting of the following counties: Denver, Arapahoe, Jefferson, Adams, Douglas, Broomfield, Elbert, Park Clear Creek and Gilpin.