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Colorado: Guide to State Statistics: Colorado State Statistics

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The rush to Colorado commenced with the discovery of gold in 1858. Soon thereafter, movement began toward a territorial and a subsequent state government, which led up to the admittance of Colorado as the 38th state of the Union in 1876. Colorado has two state songs: "Where the Columbines Grow" by A.J. Fynn, 1915, and "Rocky Mountain High," by John Denver (lyrics) and Mike Taylor (music), 1973.

This information was drawn from the Colorado State Archives website, where you will find more detail on Colorado history and culture.

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Colorado Data

Search for data on Colorado in Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference using broad subject categories. Note that the searches retrieve top-level views of datasets: there are many more indicators and variables included in each dataset, and more granular geographies. Add additional keywords to retrieve more precise results.

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Colorado Sample DataSheet

This sample DataSheet from Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference shows a map of Colorado counties by personal income.


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