Weld County Information

Weld in Colorado occupies 4,022 square miles and has a 2006 population of 236,857, a change from a 2000 population of 180,861 and 131,821 in 1990. 17% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 17.5% percent is 25-35, and 14.2% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 770 acts of violent crime reported in Weld in 2004, a change from 524 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 5,371 people: 4.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.7%.

Read more about Weld, Colorado in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyWeld 
StateColorado 
Land Area4,022 sq. milesRanked 128 of 3,140
Population 2006236,857Ranked 260 of 3,140
Population 2005228,158 
Population 2000180,861Ranked 305 of 3,140
Population 1990131,821Ranked 350 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion95.8% 
African American.8% 
Asian American1% 
Native American1% 
Pacific Islander.2% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58% 
Population 5 to 1414.7% 
Population 15 to 2417% 
Population 25 to 3417.5% 
Population 35 to 4414.2% 
Population 45 to 5412.4% 
Population 55 to 647.9% 
Population 65 to 744.5% 
Population 75 and up3.8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes770524
Murders / Manslaughters9 
Forcible Rapes106 
Robberies84 
Aggravated Assaults571 
Total Property Crimes8,2366,138
Burglaries1,551 
Larceny Thefts5,896 
Motor Vehicle Thefts789 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population115,97993,722
Unemployed Population5,3712,521
Unemployment Rate4.6%2.7%

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