Weld County finds itself in the path of opportunity. With a strategic location providing access to several institutions of higher education, world-class employers, and diverse cultural and recreational offerings, new residents are moving to Weld County in record numbers.
Weld County has grown by 11.9% between the years of 2010 and 2015. The 11.9% represents an additional 30,646 people moving into the County over the last 5 years.
There are 31 incorporated towns and cities in Weld County.
Colorado ranks 18th in per capita state and local taxes, averaging 5% lower than the national average.
Colorado ranks 48th among the 50 states in tax revenue compared to personal income. While Weld County does not asses a county-wide sales/use tax, Communities within the County do ranging from 2%-4%.
Weld County lies directly adjacent to the Denver Metropolitan Area, which is the largest metropolitan area in the Rocky Mountain West.
Weld County Cities
Weld County holds many of the fastest growing cities in Colorado.
Cost of Living
Weld County’s cost of living index is typically below the national average. But recently, with the high growth rates in the County, the cost of living sits at 110 while the US average is at 100.
Oil & Gas
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 to a competitive advantage for businesses.