How these 5 very different Colorado cities are managing the state’s unprecedented growth

The secret is out: Colorado is a great place to live! And cities and towns across the state are growing, with each one taking a different approach. KUSA 9News covered how five different cities are managing growth this week in a very interesting series.


“COLORADO, USA — Colorado’s population is expected to grow from 5.6 million people as of 2017 to 8.7 million by 2050 — something that demographers say will be driven by an influx of people moving to the state from other parts of the country.

With growth comes opportunity, but also challenges, especially in once-rural communities that are now the site of thousand home developments.

For “Growth Week,” the 9NEWS Mornings team visited five places in Colorado that are experiencing major growth. Keep reading below for a look at the communities and how they are adapting to a changing state.”

Read more from KUSA 9NEWS here.