By: Christopher Wood | BizWest
GREELEY — Weld County added more residents than any other county in Colorado from July 1, 2021, to July 1, 2022, accounting for 36% of the population growth in the state overall.
Add in population growth for Larimer County, and the Northern Colorado neighbors accounted for 51.3% of the population added in the state during the one-year period.
Weld County added 10,365 residents during the 12-month period, compared with 6,163 residents added in Douglas County and 4,065 in Larimer. Colorado overall grew by 28,629 residents.
The data reflect the latest annual population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Elizabeth Garner, the Colorado state demographer, noted that population growth in the state overall has slowed. The state recorded an average annual increase of 74,000 residents from 2010 to 2020.
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