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Mead, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Mead had a population of 4,466 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Mead, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,466
Daytime Population: Workers 1,933
Daytime Population: Residents 2,378
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,311
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 4,464
Population in Familes 3,968
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 413
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $83,574
Average Household Income $119,055
Per Capita Income $42,055


Total Housing Units 1,542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,333 (86.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 189 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 1.2%)
Median Home Value $396,491
Average Home Value $457,140


Total Households 1,523
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 1,219
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.69% 5.99%
Households 3.62% 5.82%
Families 3.26% 5.64%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

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, 2017 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 # 117 75th
Population Density # 302 34th
Diversity Index # 251 45th
Median Household Income # 86 81st
Per Capita Income # 86 81st

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