Weld County, Colorado Population 2024

370,906

Weld County, Colorado's estimated 2024 population is 370,906 with a growth rate of 2.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Weld County, Colorado is the 8th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 254,224 and has seen a growth of 45.9% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029422,73110,3652.51%
2028412,36610,3652.58%
2027402,00110,3652.65%
2026391,63610,3652.72%
2025381,27110,3652.79%
2024370,90610,3652.87%
2023360,54110,3652.96%
2022350,17610,3653.05%
2021339,8118,3842.53%
2020331,4276,7242.07%
2019324,7039,3432.96%
2018315,3608,7892.87%
2017306,57110,2413.46%
2016296,3309,8373.43%
2015286,4939,0133.25%
2014277,4807,3752.73%
2013270,1056,0802.3%
2012264,0255,1581.99%
2011258,8674,6431.83%
2010254,224
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%
18701,636-421,095-99.61%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.87% (10,365)
County Website
Weld County
County Seat
2010 Population
254,224
Area
3987 mi²
Density
93 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
45.9% (116,682)
Founded
November 1, 1861

Weld County, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White265,14679.99%
Two or more races32,3739.77%
Other race20,5516.2%
Asian5,7311.73%
Black or African American4,6811.41%
Native American2,5630.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander4210.13%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Weld County, Colorado Population by Race

Weld County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2024

Weld County, Colorado Median Age

35

Total

34.8

Male

35.1

Female

Weld County, Colorado Adults

There are 246,332 adults, (41,300 of whom are seniors) in Weld County, Colorado.

Weld County, Colorado Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Weld County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female162,82249.12%
Male168,64450.88%

Weld County, Colorado Population by Age

Weld County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All115,5362.8275.224.8
Married66,9863.385.714.3
Non Family31,2271.3561.838.2
Female11,4383.6756.243.8
Male5,8853.3863.436.6
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3.26

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Weld County, Colorado Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Weld County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.96%.

Weld County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,079

Average Earnings

$62,521

Average Male

$41,104

Average Female

Weld County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Weld County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Weld County, Colorado Language

80.78% of Weld County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 19.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.71% of the population.

Weld County, Colorado Language

Weld County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic98,67514,32514.52%
White207,17914,2126.86%
Multiple31,3694,13813.19%
Other20,4312,49712.22%
Black4,3491,25328.81%
Asian5,66470512.45%
Native2,47333313.47%
Islander403153.72%
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9.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.37%

Male Poverty Rate

11.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Weld County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Weld County, Colorado is Black, with 28.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Weld County, Colorado is Islander, with 3.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18%.

Weld County, Colorado Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.08%
High School10.2%
Some College7.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%
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Weld County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed27.63%
Male Unemployed25.88%
Female Employed5.69%
Male Employed4.13%
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Weld County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Weld County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Weld County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Weld County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Weld County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Weld County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Weld County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

17,469

Number of Veterans

15,706

Male Veterans

1,763

Female Veterans

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Weld County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Weld County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Weld County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Weld County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Weld County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Weld County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Weld County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Weld County, Colorado Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.51%

Born in Weld County, Colorado

90.9%

Native Born

9.1%

Foreign Born

5.33%

Non Citizen

3.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.9% of Weld County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 52.51% having been born in Colorado. 5.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Weld County, Colorado Place of Birth

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