Important topics drawing attention
 
Colorado
Issues
Statewide topics drawing attention
DIGEST
Some Socioeconomic Rankings
Some COLORADO SOCIOECONOMIC RANKINGS
2016/2017  

Civic engagement...Racial integration...Recession recovery 
according to WalletHub

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Political (Civic) Engagement: 3rd
Based on seven key indicators of political engagement, ranging from “percentage of registered voters in the 2012 presidential election” to “total political contributions per adult population.” 
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Colorado racial (blacks-whites) integration levels
Overall: 35th. Subsets: Health: 8th; Education and Civic Engagement: 48th.
Voter Turnout gap: 33rd, 2012 presidential election
Racial progress: 40th. Subsets: Employment and Wealth: 33rd. Health: 7th; lowest change in standardized test scores gap: 33rd
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Recovery from the Great Recession of 2008
(Out of 505 US cities)
Denver 10th. Subsets: Employment and Earnings Opportunity: 8th; Economic Environment: 69th
Boulder: 19th. Subset: 3rd highest decrease in ratio of part-time to full-time jobs
Lakewood: 24th

By size of city
Large cities (62): Denver 2nd; Colorado Springs 49th
Midsize cities (158): Lakewood 6th
Small cities (285): Boulder 12th

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Issues for an informed citizenry
This page was last updated: January 14, 2017
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