Foster care youth aging out of the foster care system in Colorado face a multitude of challenges. This report attempts to derive the individual and social costs borne by a cohort of Colorado’s foster youth.
How Does Colorado Compare Nationally? Colorado’s crime has risen to one of the highest rates in the nation in the past ten years. As of 2022, Colorado ranked 4th highest nationally for combined property and violent crime rates according to Federal Bureau of Investigation data.
Over the past fifteen years, Colorado condominium construction has experienced a severe decline. Condominium development between 2018 and 2022, across 11 front range counties which collectively house over 80% of Colorado’s population, was 76% lower than between 2002...
While metro areas across the country have seen a surge of people experiencing homelessness, the Denver metro has some of the highest levels of growth among the areas the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development tracks.