Colorado

Colorado

State in United States


Colorado has a land area of 103,610.1 square miles and a water area of 457.3 square miles. It is the 8th largest state by area. Colorado is bordered by Utah, Oklahoma, Nebraska, New Mexico, Kansas, Wyoming, and Arizona.

Population and People

  • Total Population

    5,812,069
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Average Age

    37.6 Year
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Senior Population (65 years and older)

    880,167
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Veterans

    7.7%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Income and Poverty

  • Median Household Income

    $108,715
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Poverty

    15.7%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Employment and Labor Force

  • Total Eligible Employment Population

    4,678,467
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Unemployed

    3.6%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Housing

  • Housing Units

    2,313,042
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Gross Rent (in dollars)

    $1,491
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: Less Than 30% Household Income

    49.5%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: 30% or More of Household Income

    50.5%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Home Price (in dollars)

    $466,200
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Renter Rate

    766,809
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Homeownership Rate

    1,546,233
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Health

  • Disabled

    11.2%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is on its mission to provide decent and affordable housing to Americans with low-income. Within the United States there are 10 different geographical regions that HUD has been divided into. Depending on where your state is located you would be zoned to one of these Regional Offices. To find your Regional office: Affordable Housing411 Regional Office Page.

Within these Regional Offices zones there are 54 different Field Offices. Again, depending on your location you will be zoned to a particular Field Office. To Find Your Field Office visit: Affordable Housing411 Field Offices Page.

Lastly locally there are almost 4,000 Local Housing Authorities Offices. To find your local office visit: Affordable Housing411 Public Housing Authority Page

Each State or area can have different income limits and eligibility requirements. We recommend you contact your local housing authority for specific income guidelines.

The State of Colorado is located in Denver Regional Office. Within Colorado there are . Throughout Colorado there are 59 Public Housing Authority Offices.

We at Affordable Housing 411, have gathered all the contact information for all of HUD’s Offices. We want to be an advocate for those in need of affordable housing.

CONTACT HUD: COLORADO

For general questions about HUD or its programs contact our office in Denver.

For questions about FHA loans or programs, contact our FHA Resource Center:

For questions about HUD rental programs, including Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers, contact our Public and Indian Housing (PIH) Information Resource Center:

REGIONAL OFFICE HUD: COLORADO

TANF OFFICE HUD: COLORADO

LIHEAP OFFICE HUD: COLORADO

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RENTAL HELP: COLORADO

Subsidized Apartments
HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants. To apply, contact or visit the management office of each apartment building that interests you.

Public Housing and Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8)
To apply for either type of help, visit your local Public Housing Agency (PHA).

Some PHAs have long waiting lists, so you may want to apply at more than one PHA. Your PHA can also give you a list of locations at which your voucher can be used.

For questions about HUD rental programs, including Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers, contact our Public and Indian Housing (PIH) Information Resource Center:

Need advice?

HOMEOWNERSHIP: COLORADO

Owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. Here are some resources that can help you buy, maintain and keep your home.

Getting Started

Buying a Home

Owning and Maintaining Your Home

Population by Age Range in Colorado

Age and Sex

36.6 +/- 0.1

Median Age in Colorado

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Age and Sex

36.6 +/- 0.1
Median Age in Colorado
38.8 +/- 0.1
Median Age in United States

Population by Age Range in Colorado

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Older Population by Age Range in Colorado

Older Population

15.10 +/- 0.1

65 Years and Older in Colorado

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Older Population

15.10 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in Colorado
16.8 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in United States

Older Population by Age in Colorado

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Veterans in Colorado

Veterans

7.70 +/- 0.2

Veterans in Colorado

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Veterans

7.70 +/- 0.2
Veterans in Colorado
6.4 +/- 0.1
Veterans in United States

Veterans in Colorado

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Median Household Income in Colorado

Median Household Income

$82,254 +/- $791

Median Household Income in Colorado

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Median Household Income

$82,254 +/- $791
Median Household Income in Colorado
$69,717 +/- $134
Median Household Income in United States

Median Household Income in Colorado

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Poverty in Colorado

Poverty

9.70 +/- 0.4

Poverty in Colorado

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Poverty

9.70 +/- 0.4
Poverty in Colorado
12.8 +/- 0.1
Poverty in United States

Poverty in Colorado

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Educational Attainment in Colorado

Educational Attainment

44.40 +/- 0.4

Educational Attainment in Colorado

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Educational Attainment

44.40 +/- 0.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Colorado
35.0 +/- 0.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in United States

Educational Attainment in Colorado

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Employment and Labor Force Status in Colorado

Employment rate

63.60% +/- 0.3%

Employment rate in Colorado

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Employment rate

63.60% +/- 0.3%
Employment rate in Colorado
58.6% +/- 0.1%
Employment rate in United States

HUD MAILING LISTS: COLORADO

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Colorado Multifamily Owners and Management Agents This mailing list will distribute guidance and information to owners and management agents in Colorado.

CPD Formula Grantees (CDBG, HOME, ESG, HOPWA, NSP, HTF) Mailing list to communicate with Region VIII CPD formula grantee staff (CDBG, HOME, ESG, HOPWA, NSP, HTF) regarding programmatic updates, training, and other announcements.

CPD Homeless Assistance and Continuum of Care (CoC) Grantees Mailing list to communicate with Region VIII CPD Continuum of Care (CoC) homeless providers regarding programmatic updates, training, and other announcements.

News Releases Press partners: Stay informed about what HUD is doing in your state.

Northern Plains Office of Native American Programs News This list will be used to distribute Northern Plains Office of Native American Programs news, updates, funding notices, training notices, and program guidances.

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Last Updated: September 1, 2023