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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