Weld County, Colorado Population 2018

Weld County, Colorado's estimated population is 304,633 with a growth rate of 9.55% 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
2017304,63326,5689.55%
2016278,065-16,178-5.50%
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
White243,393
Some Other Race17,790
Two or More Races7,719
Asian3,651
Black or African American3,109
American Indian and Alaska Native2,244
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander159

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Weld County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Weld County, Colorado Median Age

34


Total

33.6


Male

34.6


Female

Weld County, Colorado Adults

There are 203,266 adults, (31,143 of which are seniors) in Weld County, Colorado.

Weld County, Colorado Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Weld County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

138,266

49.72%

Male

139,799

50.28%

Weld County, Colorado Households and Families

Weld County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Weld County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All70%30%
Non Family55.4%44.6%
Male54.6%45.4%
Female51.4%48.6%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Weld County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All96,6162.8170
Married55,9303.3281.4
Non Family25,8361.3755.4
Female9,9093.551.4
Male4,9413.1954.6

3.25

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade9,6015.48%
9th to 12th Grade13,1767.52%
High School Graduate47,24426.95%
Some College42,81624.43%
Associates Degree15,5348.86%
Bachelors Degree32,45118.51%
Graduate Degree14,4578.25%

Weld County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White127,738121,47541,362
Hispanic40,86825,3513,406
Other Race9,4005,273453
Multiple Races3,1492,651763
Asian2,2131,822972
Black1,5311,319451
Native American1,4391,240133
Islander8475

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.92%.

Weld County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,529$46,104$30,541
Less Than High School$25,832$30,747$18,226
High School Grad$33,746$41,105$25,587
Some College$36,470$48,323$27,112
Bachelors Degree$50,152$62,629$40,429
Graduate Degree$59,754$71,938$51,182

$37,529

Average Earnings

$46,104

Average Male

$30,541

Average Female

Weld County, Colorado Language

Weld County, Colorado Language by Age

Weld County, Colorado Language

80.77% of Weld County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 19.23% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.14% of the population.

Weld County, Colorado Poverty

Weld County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White181,15616,6859.21%
Hispanic78,31214,82118.93%
Other17,4884,52025.85%
Multiple7,5131,40418.69%
Black2,7491,06238.63%
Asian3,56357316.08%
Native2,05430014.61%

12.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.20%

Male Poverty Rate

13.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Weld County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Weld County, Colorado is Black, with 38.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Weld County, Colorado is White, with 9.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.39%.

Weld County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.31%
High School9.07%
Some College8.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%

Weld County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.74%
Male Unemployed28.59%
Female Employed9.12%
Male Employed6.31%

Weld County, Colorado Income

Weld County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,820$77,980
Families$73,162$86,108
Married Families$82,084$95,067
Non Families$34,810$50,984

Weld County, Colorado Marital Status

Weld County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Weld County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Weld County, Colorado Veterans

Weld County, Colorado Veterans by War

16,526

Number of Veterans

15,093

Male Veterans

1,433

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam6,169
First Gulf War3,079
Second Gulf War2,664
Korea1,274
World War II552

Weld County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 744,345
35 to 544,147
55 to 643,099
75+3,007
18 to 341,928

Weld County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White15,3578.50%
Hispanic1,8503.65%
2 or More4009.61%
Other3763.27%
Black1798.04%
Indian1247.23%
Asian803.05%
Hawaiian106.45%

Weld County, Colorado Veterans by Education

4.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Weld County, Colorado Employment Status

Weld County, Colorado Employment by Age

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

6%

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