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Arvada
Aurora
Boulder
Colorado Springs
Denver
Englewood
Fort Collins
Fountain
Greenwood Village
Lakewood
Loveland
Northglenn
Pueblo
Thornton


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FAMOUS AFRICAN AMERICANS FROM COLORADO


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TRADITIONAL COLORADO FOODS


  • Colorado Green Chili
  • Elk Jerky
  • Bison (buffalo) Meat
  • Pheasant
  • Quail Meat
  • Lamb Meat
  • Chicken
  • Rocky Mountain Oysters



 

   

A TASTE OF COLORADO
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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT COLORADO?


  1. The 2010 United States Census tallied the state population at 5,029,196 as of April 1, 2010, an increase of 16.92% since the 2000 United States Census.

  2. Colorado has some African-American communities located in Denver, in the neighborhoods of Montbello, Green Valley Ranch, Park Hill, Five Points, Whittier, and many other East Denver areas. A decent amount of African Americans are also found in Colorado Springs on the east and southeast side of the city.

  3. Colorado has a high proportion of Hispanic, mostly Mexican-American, citizens in Metropolitan Denver, Colorado Springs, as well as the smaller cities of Greeley and Pueblo.

  4. Colorado also has a reputation for being a state of active and athletic people. According to several studies, Coloradans have the lowest rates of obesity of any state in the US.

  5. The Bureau of Economic Analysis estimates that the total state product in 2008 was $248.6 billion. Per capita personal income in 2007 was $41,192, ranking Colorado eleventh in the nation.

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Together Colorado

COLORADO: Together Colorado officially kicked of their voter engagement campaign with 100 faith leaders. The goal there is to have 10,000 conversations with black, Latino, and faith voters. While more than 100 congregations across the country signed up to host Sabbath events in the weekends before and after National Voter Registration Day, Shorter Community AME Church in Denver had an amazing LMPV Sunday where 80 percent of the congregation turned in pledge to vote cards 52 members signed up to volunteer with Shorter's Voting Team. In total, 300 people of faith, community members and elected officials and candidates participated in a voter engagement Sunday Service to encourage African Americans and Latinos to register and vote.

PICO National Network is the largest grassroots, faith-based organizing network in the United States. PICO works with 1,000 religious congregations in more than 200 cities and towns through its 60 local and state federations. PICO and its federations are non-partisan and do not endorse or support candidates for office. PICO urges people of faith to consult their faith traditions for guidance on specific policies and legislation. Learn more at www.piconetwork.org.

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DEMOGRAPHICS & QUICK FACTS
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Demographics of Colorado
By Race White Black American Indian Asian Hispanic
total population 91.91% 4.74% 1.83% 3.19% 18.46%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

Quick Facts:
  1. Colorado ranks #16 as best states to live.  Source

  2. Percentage of black-owned firms, 1.5%

  3. Firearms Death Rate per 100,000 (11.5)  Source

  4. 49.6% of Coloradans are female and 50.4% are male.


State Symbols:

Colorado Flag
The Flag of the State of Colorado


  • Flower - Rocky Mountain Columbine
  • Bird - Lark Bunting
  • Song - Where the Columbines Grow
  • Tree - Colorado Blue Spruce
  • Mammal - Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
  • Fish - Greenback Cutthroat Trout
  • Gemstone - Aquamarine
  • Rock - Yule Marble
  • Insect - Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly
  • Grass - Blue Grama Grass
  • Colors - Blue and White

    Nickname: The Centennial State
    Capital: Denver


5 Largest Cities:
  1. Denver
  2. Colorado Springs
  3. Aurora
  4. Lakewood
  5. Fort Collins
 






 
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