Weld County

Weld County, Colorado

PO Box 758
Greeley, CO 80632
Phone: (970) 336-7204
Fax: (970) 352-0242

On central northern border of CO, east of Fort Collins; original county, organized Nov 1, 1861, (prior to statehood). A portion of the county was used to create Broomfield County on November 15, 2001. Name Origin: For Lewis Ledyard Weld, first Secretary of the CO Territory

Area (sq mi):: 4021.56 (land 3992.45; water 29.11) Population per square mile: 57.30
Population 2005: 228,943 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 26.50%; 1990-2000 37.30% Population 2000: 180,936 (White 70.00%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 27.00%; Asian 0.80%; Other 17.00%). Foreign born: 9.30%. Median age: 30.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,957; median household $42,321; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,038-$24,279
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greeley County seat (84,815)
  • Evans (16,314)

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