Weld County, Colorado Population 2020

Weld County, Colorado's estimated population is 305,274 with a growth rate of 3.49% 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
2018314,3059,0312.96%
2017305,27410,3093.49%
2016294,9659,9323.48%
2015285,0338,9963.26%
2014276,0375,9112.19%
2013270,1266,0682.30%
2012264,0585,2752.04%
2011258,7834,5851.80%
2010254,198122,37792.84%
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%

How Many People Live in Weld County, Colorado?

305,274

Weld County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White267,51490.64%
Some Other Race9,1583.10%
Two or More Races8,3812.84%
Asian4,3271.47%
Black or African American3,4311.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,0320.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2800.09%

Weld County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2020

Weld County, Colorado Median Age

34.3


Total

33.9


Male

34.8


Female

Weld County, Colorado Adults

There are 216,533 adults, (34,304 of whom are seniors) in Weld County, Colorado.

Weld County, Colorado Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Weld County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

146,496

49.64%

Male

148,627

50.36%

Weld County, Colorado Households and Families

Weld County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Weld County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All72.6%27.4%
Male62.5%37.5%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Female55.1%44.9%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All102,1012.8372.6
Married59,2983.3683.3
Non Family27,4691.3858.1
Female10,4973.4555.1
Male4,8373.1362.5

3.28

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Weld County, Colorado Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,7255.15%
9th to 12th Grade12,7926.78%
High School Graduate51,96027.53%
Some College46,67724.73%
Associates Degree17,1519.09%
Bachelors Degree34,73918.40%
Graduate Degree15,7218.33%

Weld County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White135,796129,52444,113
Hispanic45,19230,1433,852
Other Race5,9403,760422
Multiple Races3,6803,111993
Asian2,7062,2831,070
Black1,7311,400515
Native American1,3581,164208
Islander15814866

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 41.77%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,674$50,777$32,691
Less Than High School$30,416$33,377$20,907
High School Grad$37,765$45,612$27,740
Some College$39,885$52,098$29,702
Bachelors Degree$53,695$67,618$42,432
Graduate Degree$61,542$72,316$54,989

$41,674

Average Earnings

$50,777

Average Male

$32,691

Average Female

Weld County, Colorado Language

Weld County, Colorado Language by Age

Weld County, Colorado Language

80.65% of Weld County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 19.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.88% of the population.

Weld County, Colorado Poverty

Weld County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White190,31914,8817.82%
Hispanic84,49613,27815.71%
Other9,0841,71918.92%
Multiple8,2091,23915.09%
Black2,9811,04034.89%
Asian4,27262214.56%
Native1,91722611.79%

10.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.08%

Male Poverty Rate

12.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Weld County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Weld County, Colorado is Black, with 34.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Weld County, Colorado is White, with 7.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.81%
High School9.09%
Some College7.89%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.00%
Male Unemployed23.05%
Female Employed7.48%
Male Employed4.57%

Weld County, Colorado Income

Weld County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$70,908$85,911
Families$81,217$95,963
Married Families$91,064$105,875
Non Families$39,575$53,864

Weld County, Colorado Marital Status

Weld County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Weld County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Weld County, Colorado Veterans

16,487

Number of Veterans

15,180

Male Veterans

1,307

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,950
First Gulf War3,328
Second Gulf War3,001
Korea1,073
World War II315
Name Veterans % of Total
White15,3097.75%
Hispanic1,9793.57%
2 or More3417.29%
Other3324.89%
Indian16810.34%
Asian1565.00%
Black1476.37%
Hawaiian3415.25%

$Weld County, Colorado Veterans by Education

5.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Weld County, Colorado Employment Status

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Weld County, Colorado Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

53.17%

Born in Colorado

91.27%

Native Born

8.73%

Foreign Born

5.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.27% of Weld County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 53.17% having been born in Colorado. 5.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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