Why Do Business in Weld County?

This area offers a thriving, diverse, pro-business community in an ideal location.


Weld County’s population, jobs, and industries are consistently ranked in the top ten nationally for growth! Weld County and its 31 communities understand the importance of transportation to businesses and residence. The county recently built a 4-lane concrete N/S highway, the Weld County Parkway (CR 49), to support regional mobility. In addition, there are numerous transportation improvement projects currently underway in Weld County communities. Regional connectivity and planning have been key in driving economic success in Weld County and Northern Colorado.



A diverse economic base has been key in Weld County’s industry success. With a broad range of businesses and industries, professional expertise is accessible, with Weld County leading the state in employment demographic diversity.

Top Private Employers: JBS USA; Banner Health; Vestas; State Farm Insurance; Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.; UC Health; TTEC; Anadarko Petroleum; Leprino Foods; Noble Energy


Weld County has a pro-growth and pro-business attitude. There are a range of economic incentives, enterprise zones, and loan programs to assist new and expanding businesses. Weld County is the only county in Colorado that is debt free. We also do not have a county-wide sales tax.

Key Primary Industry Sectors: Agriculture; Energy; Manufacturing, Professional & Business Services. We also have easy access to regional transportation corridors to support these industries.


The population of Weld County provides a diverse labor force for a growing business or industry. We have a well-educated and skilled population. Customized technical training for individual business is available through our regional higher education institutions and Employment Services of Weld County.

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Audrey Herbison

Audrey Herbison is Upstate Colorado’s Director of Economic Development. Reach out with any questions regarding opportunities in Weld County.

Office: 970-356-4565
Direct: 970-909-2889