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Severance, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Severance had a population of 3,650 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Severance is located at latitude 40.5394 and longitude -104.8701 in Weld County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Severance (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Weld County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,888 feet.

The Town of Severance (GNIS ID: 2413272) 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 Severance is located within Windsor Division of Weld County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Severance 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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Severance, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,650
Population in Households 3,650
Population in Familes 3,277
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 597
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 1,270
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 1,044
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,322 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,082 (81.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 188 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $333,206
Average Home Value $394,529


Median Household Income $85,003
Average Household Income $98,897
Per Capita Income $35,248
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.31% 5.45%
Households 2.25% 5.41%
Families 1.88% 5.32%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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.

Severance, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Severance 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 # 129 72nd
Population Density1 # 258 44th
Diversity Index2 # 317 31st
Median Household Income # 75 84th
Per Capita Income # 127 72nd

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