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Thu December 13, 2012
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Fort Collins-Loveland Leader In Peace Corps Volunteers

The Fort Collins-Loveland area was the leading producer of Peace Corps volunteers per capita, in 2012, with 14.7 per 100,000 residents.


2012 Top Ten Metropolitan Areas Per Capita (volunteers per 100,000 residents):

  1. Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado. (14.7)
  2. Missoula, Montana. (11.0)
  3. Ithaca, New York. (10.8)
  4. Ann Arbor, Michigan. (9.9)
  5. Olympia, Washington. (9.5)
  6. Eugene-Springfield, Oregon. (9.1)
  7. Madison, Wisconsin. (9.0)
  8. Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington. (8.8)
  9. Rochester, Minnesota. (8.6)
  10. Lebanon, New Hampshire. (8.6)

Colorado ranked 6th on the list of volunteer-producing states per capita.

2012 Top Ten States Per Capita (volunteers per 100,000 residents):

  1. District of Columbia (8.1)
  2. Vermont (7.2)
  3. Oregon (6.4)
  4. Washington (5.6)
  5. New Hampshire (5.6)
  6. Colorado (5.4)
  7. Montana (4.9)
  8. Maine (4.4)
  9. Minnesota (4.4)
  10. Idaho (4.0)

In 2012, Colorado ranked 11th in the U.S. with 272 residents volunteering in the Peace Corps.

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