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Mead, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Mead had a population of 4,309 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mead is located at latitude 40.227 and longitude -104.9883 in Weld County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mead (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Weld County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,003 feet.

The Town of Mead (GNIS ID: 2412970) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Mead is located within Johnstown-Milliken Division of Weld County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mead population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Town of Mead, CO Boundary Map

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


Total Population 4,309
Population in Households 4,307
Population in Familes 3,834
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 399
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 1,475
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 1,184
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,514 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,295 (85.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 180 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $319,708
Average Home Value $413,040


Median Household Income $80,064
Average Household Income $110,879
Per Capita Income $39,351
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.7% 2.41%
Households 3.68% 2.38%
Families 3.31% 2.29%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.

Mead, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mead to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 118 74th
Population Density1 # 305 34th
Diversity Index2 # 252 45th
Median Household Income # 84 82nd
Per Capita Income # 94 80th

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