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Campaign Finance

TRACER: Search state and local campaign contributions and expenditures by candidate, committee, political race, contributor and expenditure type. Data can be exported to CSV, Excel and PDF.

Colorado Data Portals

Colorado Information Marketplace: The state’s primary information portal features multiple datasets, documents, maps and charts. Data can be downloaded in different formats including CSV, PDF and XLS. Also links to multiple external datasets.

Go Code Colorado Data: Public data sets used in the Go Code Colorado competition.

Courts & Legal

Colorado Courts Record Search: Real-time access to registers of actions for $7 per search. Fields typically include Status; Court; Case Number; Case Type; Case File Date; Case Close Date; Judge or Magistrate; Agency; Sentence Date; Parties to the Case; Charges; Disposition; Plea; Scheduled Events.

Denver County Court: Search cases and warrants. All-inclusive name searches, excluding civil protection orders and juvenile cases, are $2 per search.

Colorado Judicial Branch Annual Statistical Reports: Caseload statistics and other data in PDF format for the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, district courts, county courts, water courts and probation programs.

Attorney General Opinions: Search opinions on the interpretation of Colorado laws requested by state officials and departments.

Colorado Revised Statutes & Constitution: Free public access to law database maintained by LexisNexis.

Crime & Corrections

DOC General Statistics & Reporting: PDF reports and a data visualization dashboard on the state prison and parole populations, prison capacity and other corrections programs.

Public Safety Research & Statistics: Charts and tabular data on crime, arrest and incarceration rates, downloadable in PDF and Excel formats.

Criminal History Checks: Search the Colorado Bureau of Investigation’s arrest-record database. The fee for each name searched is $6.85.

Sex Offender Registry: Searchable database maintained by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.

Offender Search: Searchable database of inmates and parolees in the state corrections system with photos, descriptions, current facility assignments and conviction case numbers.

Motor Vehicle Verification: Search by model year and VIN to check whether a vehicle has been reported stolen.

Denver Police Department Performance and Transparency: Performance dashboards related to crime, calls for service, officer-involved shootings, and officer complaints.

Economics & Demographics

State Demography Office: Data categories include population, housing units and households, employment, government finances and taxes, income and earnings.

Demography Dashboard: Graph and chart datasets by county and statewide.

Colorado County Profile System: Download CSV file of demographic data by county back to 1985. Among categories are births, deaths, natural population increase, population, housing units, building permits and total households and household size.

Colorado LMI Gateway: Labor market research tools.

Housing Affordability Data Explorer: Data, reports and graphs on vacancies and rents, foreclosures and other housing statistics.


SchoolView: Explore performance and accountability data for Colorado public schools and school districts. Reports created using the Data Lab tool can be exported to Excel.

Colorado Education Statistics & Data: Maps and Excel spreadsheets on topics including dropout and graduation rates, mobility, free-and-reduced lunch eligibility, attendance, advanced placement and pupil membership by race, gender and ethnicity.

School District Revenue & Expenditures: Public school finance data in Excel format.

Special Education Data Reports: PDF reports of data by disability, grade level, race and ethnicity, gender, setting and age group.

Colleges & Universities: Search and download Colorado higher education data on enrollments, degrees awarded, retention rates, graduation rates and other topics.

Health & Environment

Colorado Health Information Dataset: Create reports with data including births, birth defects, cancer incidence, injury hospitalizations, population estimates and behavioral risk factors. Explore maps of demographic data.

Health Facility Occurrence Investigative Reports (By Facility Name)Search by facility name for self-reported incidents, licensure re-certification surveys and life-safety code surveys.

Colorado Environmental Public Health Tracking: Data on health and environmental topics such as air quality, drinking water, radon, carbon monoxide poisoning, lead poisoning and reproductive and birth outcomes.

Colorado Health Indicators: County, regional and state-level data on a variety of health, environmental and social topics.

Colorado Hospital Report Card: Web portal created by 2006 state legislation that requires Colorado hospitals to report on clinical measures so that consumers can compare health care services at different facilities.


Colorado General Assembly: Track bills and resolutions for current and past legislative sessions.

Colorado Capitol Watch: Subscription-based service for tracking bills in the Colorado legislature.

Local & Regional

Arvada Open Data Catalog: Downloadable datasets include fire districts, zoning districts, trails, parcels, city council districts, urban renewal areas and snow routes.

Aurora Open Data: Downloadable datasets include boundaries, marijuana retail businesses, liquor licenses, waterways and high school attendance areas.

Boulder Open Data Catalog: Downloadable datasets include city floodplains, building footprints, historic districts, neighborhoods and ownership parcels.

Denver Open Data Catalog: Downloadable datasets include payments made to city vendors, criminal offenses, parcels, traffic accidents, bike routes, building outlines, council districts and dog parks.

DRCOG Regional Data Catalog: Downloadable datasets from the Denver Regional Council of Governments on a wide variety of subjects including transportation, water quality, housing and land use. Tabular data available in Excel, spatial data as KML, WMS, GeoRSS and ESRI shapefile.

OpenColorado: Portal to downloadable datasets from several participating jurisdictions in Colorado.

Pueblo County Dataset Search: Downloadable datasets include tax districts, demographic and income profiles, retail expenditures, medical expenditures and community profiles.

Natural Resources

Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission: Daily activity dashboard of well, facility and production information.

Colorado Oil & Gas Information System: Searchable database of inspections, incidents, production and other information on oil and gas facilities.

Avalanche Information Center: Avalanche accident statistics in charts and an Excel spreadsheet.

Reclamation Mining & Safety: Search mining data by operator, county, permit and mine. Download county reports in Excel, a Microsoft Access operator database and an ESRI shapefile of permitted mines.

Water Resources: Tools to retrieve water data, including stream flows, lake levels, water rights and diversion records. Data can be exported in Excel format and GIS datasets can be downloaded as ESRI shapefiles.

Taxes, Revenue & Expenditures

Transparency Online Project: Revenue and expenditure data for each department of Colorado state government, exportable as XML.

Assessor & Property Tax Records: Directory of property-record search engines by county.

City & County Tax Rates: Search an online database of sales tax rates or download a PDF of all sales tax rates.

Gaming Industry: Statewide and city-by-city statistics on casinos in Colorado, downloadable in Excel and PDF formats.

Nonprofit tax returns: Free text-searchable database of Form 990s from

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