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The short run population forecast for colorado is an

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Unformatted text preview: for Colorado is an increase of 66,600, or 1.3%, for 2011 and 75,900, or 1.5%, for 2012. Growth is projected to climb by 90,400, or 1.7%, for 2013. The 2013 forecast includes 4,000 net migration from the planned move of military troops and their families to Fort Carson in El Paso County following the Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) plans. Many of these troops may currently be deployed and will not be physically at Fort Carson. Gross migration to and from Colorado since 1980 has been fairly stable, with gross in-migration fluctuating between 120,000 and 160,000, and gross out-migration varying between 110,000 and 140,000. When thinking about net migration and population change, it is good to remember that the net numbers are just at the surface of much larger gross numbers. Even during periods of net-migration loss for Colorado, well over 100,000 people were moving to the state each year. The states contributing most to Colorado’s in migration include, in order, California, Texas, Florida, Arizona, New Mexico, and Washington. The positive migration to the st...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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