2024 will be another year for growth in Colorado as more residents move to the Centennial State. Do you know which counties have grown the most since 2020?

A-Z Animals.com recently looked at population growth by county in Colorado and identified six counties leading the way since 2020. Keep scrolling to take a closer look at each of them in the gallery below.

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Population Growth in Colorado Since 2020

The state of Colorado was home to 5.7 million residents in 2020. By the end of 2023, Colorado's population increased to 5,877,610. Population increases have slowed down just a bit since 2020, with fewer people relocating during the Covid-19 pandemic. Will Colorado's population growth begin to speed up again in 2024? It appears likely.

Read More: What is Colorado's Population?

Growth in Mesa County and Grand Junction

In 2020, Mesa County, Colorado's population was at 155,603. By the end of 2022, that number grew to 158,636. This increase of 2,926 residents equals a growth of 1.8%. That's good enough to make the list of the fastest-growing counties in Colorado, with Mesa County at number six. Way to go!

Read More: Exploring Grand Junction's History: Frontier Town to Small City 

Colorado's Fastest Growing Counties

Two of Colorado's fastest-growing counties since 2020 have been Douglas County and Weld County. Communities like Greeley and Highlands Ranch have seen significant increases in population over the last few years. Find out which one is on top in the gallery below of the fastest-growing counties in Colorado.

LOOK: These are Colorado's Six Fastest Growing Counties

Do you know which Colorado counties are growing at the fastest rate? Keep reading to look at six counties in the Centennial State that have grown the most since 2020. Find out which communities are the largest, how many new residents have arrived, and what the most popular destination is in each county below.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

MORE: The Good Life: The 10 Safest Places to Live in Colorado in 2023

Where are the safest places to live in the state of Colorado? The website Property Club has factored in population, crime rate, and the cost of housing to come up with the top ten safest places one could live in Colorado. Keep going to find out where some of the safest places are in the Centennial State.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

By the Numbers: The 13 Worst Places To Live in the State of Colorado

No state is perfect. Colorado is one of the most beautiful places in America, but even we have a few towns that could use some work. The following communities rank the lowest in the state of Colorado for one reason or another and have ended up on the list of worst places to live.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

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