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Number of people in prison in 2020 from each Colorado city or town

Select cities and towns in Colorado Number of people in state prison from each city or town, 2020 Census population, 2020 Total population, 2020 Imprisonment rate per 100,000
Aguilar town 1 456 457 219
Akron town 5 1,757 1,762 284
Alamosa city 71 9,806 9,877 719
Alma town 1 296 297 337
Antonito town 2 647 649 308
Arriba town 0 202 202 0
Arvada city 208 124,402 124,610 167
Aspen city 3 7,004 7,007 43
Ault town 6 1,887 1,893 317
Aurora city 1,198 386,261 387,459 309
Avon town 1 6,072 6,073 16
Basalt town 1 3,984 3,985 25
Bayfield town 3 2,838 2,841 106
Bennett town 4 2,862 2,866 140
Berthoud town 11 10,332 10,343 106
Bethune town 0 183 183 0
Black Hawk city 1 127 128 781
Blanca town 1 322 323 310
Blue River town 1 877 878 114
Bonanza town 0 17 17 0
Boone town 2 305 307 651
Boulder city 67 108,250 108,317 62
Bow Mar town 1 853 854 117
Branson town 0 57 57 0
Breckenridge town 2 5,078 5,080 39
Brighton city 126 40,083 40,209 313
Brookside town 0 236 236 0
Broomfield city 61 74,112 74,173 82
Brush city 22 5,339 5,361 410
Buena Vista town 0 2,855 2,855 0
Burlington city 8 3,172 3,180 252
Cañon City city 37 17,141 16,449 225
Calhan town 1 762 763 131
Campo town 0 103 103 0
Carbonate town 0 0 0 0
Carbondale town 4 6,434 6,438 62
Castle Pines city 3 11,036 11,039 27
Castle Rock town 40 73,158 73,198 55
Cedaredge town 3 2,279 2,282 131
Centennial city 89 108,418 108,507 82
Center town 6 1,929 1,935 310
Central City city 0 779 779 0
Cheraw town 1 237 238 420
Cherry Hills Village city 3 6,442 6,445 47
Cheyenne Wells town 5 758 763 655
City of Creede town 0 257 257 0
Coal Creek town 0 364 364 0
Cokedale town 0 127 127 0
Collbran town 0 369 369 0
Colorado Springs city 1,829 478,961 480,790 380
Columbine Valley town 1 1,502 1,503 67
Commerce City city 182 62,418 62,600 291
Cortez city 31 8,766 8,797 352
Craig city 47 9,060 9,107 516
Crawford town 0 403 403 0
Crested Butte town 0 1,639 1,639 0
Crestone town 0 141 141 0
Cripple Creek city 11 1,155 1,166 943
Crook town 0 133 133 0
Crowley town 0 166 166 0
Dacono city 16 6,297 6,313 253
De Beque town 1 493 494 202
Deer Trail town 1 1,068 1,069 94
Del Norte town 7 1,458 1,465 478
Delta city 27 9,035 9,062 298
Denver city 2,712 715,522 717,090 378
Dillon town 3 1,064 1,067 281
Dinosaur town 0 243 243 0
Dolores town 3 885 888 338
Dove Creek town 2 635 637 314
Durango city 41 19,071 19,112 215
Eads town 1 672 673 149
Eagle town 7 7,511 7,518 93
Eaton town 7 5,802 5,809 121
Eckley town 2 232 234 855
Edgewater city 30 5,005 5,035 596
Elizabeth town 2 1,675 1,677 119
Empire town 2 345 347 576
Englewood city 102 33,659 33,761 302
Erie town 14 30,038 30,052 47
Estes Park town 5 5,904 5,909 85
Evans city 72 22,165 22,237 324
Fairplay town 2 724 726 275
Federal Heights city 56 14,382 14,438 388
Firestone town 11 16,381 16,392 67
Flagler town 1 567 568 176
Fleming town 1 428 429 233
Florence city 11 3,822 3,833 287
Fort Collins city 301 169,810 170,111 177
Fort Lupton city 36 7,955 7,991 451
Fort Morgan city 39 11,597 11,636 335
Fountain city 78 29,802 29,880 261
Fowler town 4 1,253 1,257 318
Foxfield town 0 754 754 0
Fraser town 0 1,400 1,400 0
Frederick town 8 14,513 14,521 55
Frisco town 2 2,913 2,915 69
Fruita city 32 13,395 13,427 238
Garden City town 6 254 260 2,308
Genoa town 0 153 153 0
Georgetown town 5 1,118 1,123 445
Gilcrest town 5 1,029 1,034 484
Glendale city 14 4,613 4,627 303
Glenwood Springs city 11 9,963 9,974 110
Golden city 36 20,399 20,435 176
Granada town 1 445 446 224
Granby town 0 2,079 2,079 0
Grand Junction city 322 65,560 65,882 489
Grand Lake town 0 410 410 0
Greeley city 445 108,795 109,240 407
Green Mountain Falls town 0 646 646 0
Greenwood Village city 11 15,691 15,702 70
Grover town 0 157 157 0
Gunnison city 5 6,560 6,565 76
Gypsum town 3 8,040 8,043 37
Hartman town 1 56 57 1,754
Haswell town 0 71 71 0
Haxtun town 1 981 982 102
Hayden town 1 1,941 1,942 51
Hillrose town 1 312 313 319
Holly town 0 837 837 0
Holyoke city 6 2,346 2,352 255
Hooper town 0 81 81 0
Hot Sulphur Springs town 1 687 688 145
Hotchkiss town 1 875 876 114
Hudson town 4 1,651 1,655 242
Hugo town 4 787 791 506
Idaho Springs city 6 1,782 1,788 336
Ignacio town 4 852 856 467
Iliff town 0 246 246 0
Jamestown town 0 256 256 0
Johnstown town 9 17,303 17,312 52
Julesburg town 4 1,307 1,311 305
Keenesburg town 3 1,250 1,253 239
Kersey town 1 1,495 1,496 67
Kim town 0 63 63 0
Kiowa town 2 725 727 275
Kit Carson town 0 255 255 0
Kremmling town 5 1,509 1,514 330
La Jara town 7 730 737 950
La Junta city 35 7,322 7,357 476
La Salle town 9 2,359 2,368 380
La Veta town 0 862 862 0
Lafayette city 41 30,411 30,452 135
Lake City town 1 432 433 231
Lakeside town 0 16 16 0
Lakewood city 549 155,984 156,533 351
Lamar city 42 7,687 7,729 543
Larkspur town 1 206 207 483
Las Animas city 17 2,300 2,317 734
Leadville city 11 2,633 2,644 416
Limon town 11 2,043 2,054 536
Littleton city 90 45,652 45,742 197
Lochbuie town 15 8,088 8,103 185
Log Lane Village town 8 913 921 869
Lone Tree city 8 14,253 14,261 56
Longmont city 200 98,885 99,085 202
Louisville city 8 21,226 21,234 38
Loveland city 148 76,378 76,526 193
Lyons town 2 2,209 2,211 90
Manassa town 4 947 951 421
Mancos town 3 1,196 1,199 250
Manitou Springs city 18 4,858 4,876 369
Manzanola town 2 341 343 583
Marble town 0 133 133 0
Mead town 2 4,781 4,783 42
Meeker town 1 2,374 2,375 42
Merino town 1 281 282 355
Milliken town 6 8,386 8,392 72
Minturn town 1 1,033 1,034 97
Moffat town 1 108 109 917
Monte Vista city 26 4,247 4,273 608
Montezuma town 0 74 74 0
Montrose city 43 20,291 20,334 211
Monument town 8 10,399 10,407 77
Morrison town 0 396 396 0
Mount Crested Butte town 0 941 941 0
Mountain View town 4 541 545 734
Mountain Village town 0 1,264 1,264 0
Naturita town 2 485 487 411
Nederland town 4 1,471 1,475 271
New Castle town 8 4,923 4,931 162
Northglenn city 116 38,131 38,247 303
Norwood town 3 535 538 558
Nucla town 0 585 585 0
Nunn town 2 504 506 395
Oak Creek town 2 889 891 224
Olathe town 4 2,019 2,023 198
Olney Springs town 0 315 315 0
Ophir town 0 197 197 0
Orchard City town 1 3,142 3,143 32
Ordway town 1 1,066 1,067 94
Otis town 1 511 512 195
Ouray city 1 898 899 111
Ovid town 0 271 271 0
Pagosa Springs town 6 1,571 1,577 380
Palisade town 5 2,565 2,570 195
Palmer Lake town 3 2,636 2,639 114
Paoli town 0 51 51 0
Paonia town 1 1,447 1,448 69
Parachute town 7 1,390 1,397 501
Parker town 30 58,512 58,542 51
Peetz town 0 213 213 0
Pierce town 3 1,097 1,100 273
Pitkin town 0 72 72 0
Place Not Defined 998 759,355 750,990 133
Platteville town 7 2,955 2,962 236
Poncha Springs town 1 925 926 108
Pritchett town 0 112 112 0
Pueblo city 684 111,876 111,727 612
Ramah town 0 111 111 0
Rangely town 5 2,299 2,304 217
Raymer (New Raymer) town 0 110 110 0
Red Cliff town 1 257 258 388
Rico town 0 288 288 0
Ridgway town 2 1,183 1,185 169
Rifle city 15 10,437 10,452 144
Rockvale town 1 511 512 195
Rocky Ford city 17 3,876 3,893 437
Romeo town 3 302 305 984
Rye town 1 206 207 483
Saguache town 1 539 540 185
Salida city 19 5,666 5,685 334
San Luis town 0 598 598 0
Sanford town 1 879 880 114
Sawpit town 0 38 38 0
Sedgwick town 0 172 172 0
Seibert town 0 172 172 0
Severance town 1 7,683 7,684 13
Sheridan city 17 6,105 6,122 278
Sheridan Lake town 0 55 55 0
Silt town 2 3,536 3,538 57
Silver Cliff town 0 609 609 0
Silver Plume town 0 207 207 0
Silverthorne town 10 4,402 4,412 227
Silverton town 0 622 622 0
Simla town 2 601 603 332
Snowmass Village town 0 3,096 3,096 0
South Fork town 1 510 511 196
Springfield town 5 1,325 1,330 376
Starkville town 0 62 62 0
Steamboat Springs city 7 13,224 13,231 53
Sterling city 75 13,735 11,860 632
Stratton town 2 656 658 304
Sugar City town 2 259 261 766
Superior town 5 13,094 13,099 38
Swink town 5 604 609 821
Telluride town 1 2,607 2,608 38
Thornton city 293 141,867 142,160 206
Timnath town 2 6,487 6,489 31
Trinidad city 39 8,329 8,368 466
Two Buttes town 0 34 34 0
Vail town 3 4,835 4,838 62
Victor city 2 379 381 525
Vilas town 0 98 98 0
Vona town 0 95 95 0
Walden town 2 606 608 329
Walsenburg city 16 3,049 3,065 522
Walsh town 0 543 543 0
Ward town 0 128 128 0
Wellington town 4 11,047 11,051 36
Westcliffe town 0 435 435 0
Westminster city 233 116,317 116,550 200
Wheat Ridge city 110 32,398 32,508 338
Wiggins town 2 1,401 1,403 143
Wiley town 1 437 438 228
Williamsburg town 6 731 737 814
Windsor town 19 32,716 32,735 58
Winter Park town 1 1,033 1,034 97
Woodland Park city 7 7,920 7,927 88
Wray city 5 2,358 2,363 212
Yampa town 0 399 399 0
Yuma city 6 3,456 3,462 173

Sources and methodology

Select cities and towns in Colorado
This is cities or towns defined by the Census Bureau as "places" for Census 2020.
Number of people in state prison from each city or town, 2020
This is the number of people from each city or town in state prison as of 2020. See the methodology section of the report.
Census population, 2020
This is the population of the city or town as reported in the 2020 Census.
Total population, 2020
This is the total population of the city or town as reflected in the 2020 Census plus the imprisoned population.
Imprisonment rate per 100,000
This is the number of imprisoned people divided by the total population and then multiplied by 100,000. It allows ready comparison of the frequency of imprisonment between each city or town of different population sizes.


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