With 31 cities and towns, Weld County is one of Colorado’s largest counties, encompassing nearly 4,000 square miles. The sheer size and diversity of Weld County allows it to meet almost any type of site requirement. Weld County ranks No. 1 in the state and No. 8 in the country in the value of agricultural products sold ($1.5 billion annually). Weld County’s top industry sectors include energy production, manufacturing, health & wellness, business services, and agriculture.
The Greeley/Weld County Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) was the seventh-fastest growing in the United States, increasing by 39.7 percent from 2000 to 2010. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average of 16.92 percent and higher than the national average rate of 9.71 percent (U.S. Census Bureau). Weld County has no long-term or short-term debt, no county sales tax, a low mill levy, and is able to pay for long-term projects with cash.
The County has an excellent transportation infrastructure with Interstates 25 and 76, Highways 85 and 34, and service by three rail roads. With affordable housing costs, low taxes, an abundant workforce, and a favorable business climate, Weld County continues to exceed statewide and nationwide job growth.
*City located in multiple counties