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Mead, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Mead had a population of 4,538 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Mead, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,538
Population in Households 4,535
Population in Familes 4,038
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 420
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $92,210
Average Household Income $118,304
Per Capita Income $41,962


Total Housing Units 1,572 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,387 (88.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 1.5%)
Median Home Value $448,768
Average Home Value $500,685


Total Households 1,549
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 1,237
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 3.44% 5.66%
Households 3.39% 5.48%
Families 3.04% 5.29%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.64%

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, 2018 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 Density # 302 34th
Diversity Index # 245 47th
Median Household Income # 70 85th
Per Capita Income # 98 79th

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