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Platteville, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Platteville had a population of 2,956 as of July 1, 2017. Platteville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Platteville is located at latitude 40.2167 and longitude -104.8241 in Weld County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Platteville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Weld County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,813 feet.

The Town of Platteville (GNIS ID: 2412489) 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 Platteville is located within Platteville Division of Weld County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Platteville 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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Platteville, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,956
Daytime Population: Workers 1,406
Daytime Population: Residents 1,565
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,971
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 2,956
Population in Familes 2,572
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,029
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $56,894
Average Household Income $73,481
Per Capita Income $25,653


Total Housing Units 1,070 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 709 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 309 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $186,598
Average Home Value $211,052


Total Households 1,018
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 754
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 2.41% 2.12%
Households 2.29% 2.07%
Families 2.0% 1.89%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Platteville, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Platteville 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 # 140 70th
Population Density # 185 60th
Diversity Index # 34 93rd
Median Household Income # 211 54th
Per Capita Income # 311 32nd

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