Weld County CO Information


Weld County Subdivisions

Weld County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 284,494
Population in Households 278,716
Population in Familes 233,265
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,778
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 99,828
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 71,308
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 106,509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66,864 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 32,964 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,681 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $238,455
Average Home Value $288,266


Median Household Income $61,169
Average Household Income $78,498
Per Capita Income $27,905
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.91% 2.34%
Households 1.79% 2.28%
Families 1.76% 2.26%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Weld County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weld County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 88th
Population Density1 # 10 86th
Diversity Index2 # 18 73rd
Median Household Income # 17 75th
Per Capita Income # 30 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.