The state tracks closely with national inflation like

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Unformatted text preview: ation. Like the nation, 8 prices fell in 2009, by 0.6%, followed by an increase of 1.9%. In 2011 and 2012, Colorado prices are expected to increase 3.1% and 2.2%, respectively. Core inflation in the Denver-Boulder-Greeley region increased 1.7% and 1.4% in 2009 and 2010, respectively. Population Results from the 2010 census show Colorado’s population reached 5,029,196 on April 1, 2010. This is an increase of 715,862 or 16.9%, over the decade. Colorado’s growth ranked 9th in the nation. During the same time period, the U.S. population grew by 9.6%. This is a significant slowing compared to the previous decade, when Colorado’s population rose by 31%, or 1.02 million. Population change is the result of natural increase (births minus deaths) and net migration. Over the decade, 58% of the population change has been from natural increase and 42% from net migration. This is different from previous decades when net migration was the larger contributor to population change. Colorado continues to become more eth...
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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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