KidsFlash Fast Fact – July 19, 2013

Written by: Sarah Hughes
Date Posted: July 19, 2013

Between 2000 and 2011, Colorado’s young child population (children under 5) grew by more than 14 percent. San Miguel County experienced the largest increase in its population of young children, while Mineral County experienced the largest decrease in its young child population. To find data on population changes in your county, please visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center.

Sarah Hughes

About Sarah Hughes

Sarah Hughes is Vice President of Research Initiatives for the Colorado Children’s Campaign. In this role, she leads the organization’s research and data analysis efforts, including the development and publication of the annual KIDS COUNT in Colorado! report, and provides research and data support to inform and advance the Children’s Campaign’s policy agenda. Prior to joining the Children’s Campaign, Sarah worked in communications and spent several years working and volunteering with kids in various capacities. She holds a Master of Social Work with a specialization in Advocacy, Leadership and Social Change from the University of Illinois and a B.S. in Business and Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis.