Larimer County

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Larimer County, Colorado

PO Box 1280
Fort Collins, CO 80522
Phone: (970) 498-7860
Fax: (970) 498-7830

On central northern border of CO; original county, organized Nov 1, 1861 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Gen. William Larimer, a founder of Denver and prominent early settler

Area (sq mi):: 2633.86 (land 2601.30; water 32.56) Population per square mile: 104.50
Population 2005: 271,927 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 8.10%; 1990-2000 35.10% Population 2000: 251,494 (White 87.50%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 8.30%; Asian 1.60%; Other 6.40%). Foreign born: 4.30%. Median age: 33.20
Income 2000: per capita $23,689; median household $48,655; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,274-$32,037
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fort Collins County seat (126,967)
  • Loveland (57,784)
  • Windsor (13,832)

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