Weld County Data
Weld County finds itself in the path of opportunity. With a strategic location providing access to several institutions of higher education, world-class employers, diverse cultural and recreational offerings, new residents are moving to Weld County in record numbers.
- Weld County, Colorado has grown by 39.7% between the years of 2000 and 2010. This is an addition of over 70,000 people
- Weld County lies directly adjacent to the Denver Metropolitan Area which is the largest metropolitan area in the Rocky Mountain West.
- Weld County's cost of living index is typically below the national average
- Weld County has a number of the fastest growing cities in Colorado
- There are 31 incorporated towns and cities in Weld County
- Colorado ranks 48th among the 50 states in tax revenues compared to personal income. The State ranks 18th, with per capita state and local taxes averaging 5% lower than the national average.
- Because of its extensive oil and gas activity, Weld County has been able to maintain a real estate property tax level that is significantly lower than the surrounding areas. This translates into a competitive advantage for businesses.