Weld County, Colorado Population 2018

Weld County, Colorado's estimated population is 304,633 with a growth rate of 3.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Weld County, Colorado is the 9th largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017285,729-18,904-6.21%
2017304,63310,3903.53%
2016294,2439,8613.47%
2015284,3828,7983.19%
2014275,5845,7802.14%
2013269,8046,0502.29%
2012263,7545,2262.02%
2011258,5284,3461.71%
2010254,182122,36192.82%
1990131,8218,3836.79%
1980123,43834,14138.23%
197089,29716,95323.43%
196072,3444,8407.17%
195067,5043,7575.89%
194063,747-1,350-2.07%
193065,09711,03820.42%
192054,05914,88237.99%
191039,17722,369133.09%
190016,8085,07243.22%
189011,7366,090107.86%
18805,6464,010245.11%
18701,6360.00%

Weld County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White253,742
Some Other Race14,835
Two or More Races7,744
Asian3,880
Black or African American3,199
American Indian and Alaska Native2,070
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander259

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Weld County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Weld County, Colorado Median Age

34.2


Total

33.7


Male

34.7


Female

Weld County, Colorado Adults

There are 209,263 adults, (32,490 of whom are seniors) in Weld County, Colorado.

Weld County, Colorado Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Weld County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

141,946

49.68%

Male

143,783

50.32%

Weld County, Colorado Households and Families

Weld County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Weld County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All71.6%28.4%
Male58.8%41.2%
Non Family56.8%43.2%
Female54%46%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Weld County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All99,8172.871.6
Married57,8643.3382.6
Non Family26,7461.3656.8
Female10,2943.454
Male4,9133.1458.8

3.25

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Weld County, Colorado Households

Weld County, Colorado Education

Weld County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,5675.26%
9th to 12th Grade12,8027.04%
High School Graduate49,61427.29%
Some College44,16624.29%
Associates Degree16,6369.15%
Bachelors Degree33,85318.62%
Graduate Degree15,1948.36%

Weld County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White131,634125,53142,904
Hispanic42,92527,7073,833
Other Race8,5095,129589
Multiple Races3,3452,830839
Asian2,3851,939992
Black1,6791,437447
Native American1,2931,122143
Islander13912330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 41.59%.

Weld County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,818$48,543$31,377
Less Than High School$27,396$31,757$19,449
High School Grad$35,262$42,483$26,055
Some College$37,968$51,073$27,829
Bachelors Degree$51,261$63,289$40,954
Graduate Degree$60,831$73,455$53,210

$39,818

Average Earnings

$48,543

Average Male

$31,377

Average Female

Weld County, Colorado Language

Weld County, Colorado Language by Age

Weld County, Colorado Language

80.49% of Weld County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 19.51% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.35% of the population.

Weld County, Colorado Poverty

Weld County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White185,23915,8538.56%
Hispanic81,24713,26116.32%
Other14,6592,58817.65%
Multiple7,6311,31317.21%
Black2,81493633.26%
Asian3,82752413.69%
Native1,94222711.69%

11.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.82%

Male Poverty Rate

12.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Weld County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Weld County, Colorado is Black, with 33.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Weld County, Colorado is White, with 8.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.45%.

Weld County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.96%
High School9.71%
Some College7.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.98%

Weld County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.64%
Male Unemployed26.99%
Female Employed8.27%
Male Employed5.12%

Weld County, Colorado Income

Weld County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,489$81,655
Families$77,042$91,000
Married Families$86,137$100,253
Non Families$36,675$51,264

Weld County, Colorado Marital Status

Weld County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Weld County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Weld County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Weld County, Colorado Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Weld County, Colorado Veterans

Weld County, Colorado Veterans by War

16,122

Number of Veterans

14,744

Male Veterans

1,378

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,950
First Gulf War2,864
Second Gulf War2,744
Korea1,109
World War II412

Weld County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 744,351
35 to 544,065
55 to 642,948
75+2,899
18 to 341,859

Weld County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White14,9797.97%
Hispanic1,9113.61%
2 or More3628.51%
Other3433.44%
Black22710.04%
Indian1147.41%
Asian742.62%
Hawaiian2311.44%

Weld County, Colorado Veterans by Education

5.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Weld County, Colorado Employment Status

Weld County, Colorado Employment by Age

68%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Weld County, Colorado Employment by Race

Weld County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Weld County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Thornton 1187771367031792615.09%
Greeley928941039901109611.94%
Longmont 863089285865507.59%
Northglenn 357693898232138.98%
Brighton 3378038314453413.42%
Erie 1816422803463925.54%
Windsor 1864422776413222.16%
Evans1854621615306916.55%
Johnstown 986115389552856.06%
Firestone1019912917271826.65%
Frederick865612154349840.41%
Fort Lun744779715247.04%
Milliken56116678106719.02%
Berthoud 51826368118622.89%
Lochbuie 4726571999321.01%
Dacono4153509093722.56%
Eaton4375508671116.25%
Mead34374553111632.47%
Severance3169402185226.89%
Platteville248727222359.45%
La Salle196121261658.41%
Ault1524168315910.43%
Kersey145815931359.26%
Hudson23521585-767-32.61%
Keenesburg11261200746.57%
Gilcrest10341085514.93%
Pierce830106023027.71%
Nunn424451276.37%
Garden City250267176.80%
Grover137150139.49%
Raymer New Raymer9810577.14%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990