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People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Adams County, Colorado need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Colorado

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
  Total Electric Industry 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
  Total Electric Industry 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
  Total Electric Industry 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61
  Total Electric Industry 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Adams County, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 8,054   (4.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 7,204   (4.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 12,299   (7.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 21,088   (12.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 21,415   (12.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 26,747   (15.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 22,287   (12.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 13,619   (7.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 6,189   (3.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 6,585   (3.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 3,024   (1.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 1,881   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 11,403   (6.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 11,286   (6.5%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Adams County, Colorado)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 4,381

1 vehicle available : 23,726

2 vehicles available : 6,022

3 vehicles available : 1,543

4 or more vehicles available : 220

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,920

1 vehicle available : 10,051

2 vehicles available : 25,217

3 vehicles available : 7,348

4 or more vehicles available : 2,026

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 772

1 vehicle available : 4,857

2 vehicles available : 11,387

3 vehicles available : 6,301

4 or more vehicles available : 1,935

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,169

1 vehicle available : 5,926

2 vehicles available : 21,006

3 vehicles available : 11,195

4 or more vehicles available : 7,398


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Adams County, Colorado)

1-person household:

No workers : 14,499

1 worker : 21,393

2-person household:

No workers : 10,894

1 worker : 15,887

2 workers : 19,781

3-person household:

No workers : 2,097

1 worker : 8,727

2 workers : 11,506

3 workers : 2,922

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 2,641

1 worker : 14,717

2 workers : 19,996

3 or more workers : 9,340


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Adams County, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 167,362

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 20,174

In 3-person carpool : 4,069

In 4-person carpool : 1,429

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 193

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 545

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 7,743

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 64

Railroad : 18

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 501

Bicycle : 828

Walked : 2,641

Other means : 1,617

Worked at home : 8,884


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Adams County, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 2,683

5 to 9 minutes : 11,797

10 to 14 minutes : 21,334

15 to 19 minutes : 28,038

20 to 24 minutes : 31,022

25 to 29 minutes : 15,928

30 to 34 minutes : 40,226

35 to 39 minutes : 8,444

40 to 44 minutes : 11,821

45 to 59 minutes : 19,813

60 to 89 minutes : 11,353

90 or more minutes : 4,725


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Adams County, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 23,571  (23.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 10,269  (10.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 18,185  (18.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 404  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 24,769  (24.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 24,976  (30.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 13,281  (16.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 34,866  (42.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 136  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,195  (1.5%)


(updated 2010)



Most Common Industries in Adams County, Colorado

Male:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting

0.40%

Mining

0.20%

Construction

10.11%

Manufacturing

7.92%

Wholesale Trade

3.78%

Retail Trade

6.45%

Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities:

 

Transportation And Warehousing

5.16%

Utilities

0.55%

Information

2.56%

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate And Rental And Leasing:

 

Finance And Insurance

1.21%

Real Estate And Rental And Leasing

1.01%

Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services:

 

Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services

2.66%

Management Of Companies And Enterprises

0.01%

Administrative And Support And Waste Management Services

2.63%

Educational, Health And Social Services:

 

Educational Services

1.55%

Health Care And Social Assistance

1.29%

Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services:

 

Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation

0.67%

Accommodation And Food Services

2.70%

Other Services (except Public Administration)

2.64%

Public Administration

1.73%

Female:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting

0.17%

Mining

0.14%

Construction

1.17%

Manufacturing

4.09%

Wholesale Trade

1.83%

Retail Trade

5.86%

Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities:

 

Transportation And Warehousing

2.13%

Utilities

0.28%

Information

2.34%

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate And Rental And Leasing:

 

Finance And Insurance

3.14%

Real Estate And Rental And Leasing

1.02%

Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services:

 

Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services

2.73%

Management Of Companies And Enterprises

0.03%

Administrative And Support And Waste Management Services

2.11%

Educational, Health And Social Services:

 

Educational Services

3.71%

Health Care And Social Assistance

6.17%

Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services:

 

Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation

0.62%

Accommodation And Food Services

3.06%

Other Services (except Public Administration)

2.21%

Public Administration

1.97%


(updated 2010)



Employment Rate In Adams County, Colorado

Employed: 205,530
Unemployed: 10,707



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Adams County, Colorado

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 1.8%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 4.3%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 11.7%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 30.4%
  • Other: 51.8%



Water Usage In Adams County, Colorado

Ground Water

 
Fresh 27.04 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 27.04 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 106.55 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 106.55 Mgal/d





There are 1,064 Farms In Adams County, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Adams County, Colorado

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 12 Branches


    Bank Assets: $17.2b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

U.s. Bank National Association - 11 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.2b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 9 Branches


    Bank Assets: $18b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Bank Of The West - 7 Branches


    Bank Assets: $484m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 603

Firstbank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $83.4m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 129

Keybank National Association - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $534m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,026

Compass Bank - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $377.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 675

Valley Bank & Trust - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 10

Tcf National Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $75.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 383

Academy Bank, National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 54

(updated 2014)



Salary Income in Adams County, Colorado (1999)

With Wage Or Salary Income

86.32%

No Wage Or Salary Income

13.68%

(updated 2010)



Self-Employment Income in Adams County, Colorado (1999)

With Self-employment Income

10.98%

No Self-employment Income

89.02%

(updated 2010)



Airports Near Adams County, Colorado

  • Stapleton International


    (about 6.4 miles in Denver, Colorado; Airport Code: DEN)

  • Denver International


    (about 10.4 miles in Aurora, Colorado; Airport Code: DEN)

  • Buckley Air National Guard Base


    (about 13.0 miles in Aurora, Colorado; Airport Code: BFK)

  • Buckley AFB


    (about 13.0 miles in Aurora, Colorado; Airport Code: BFK)

  • Rocky Mountain Metropolitan


    (about 13.4 miles in Broomfield, Colorado; Airport Code: BJC)

  • Front Range


    (about 18.2 miles in Watkins, Colorado; Airport Code: FTG)

  • Arapahoe County


    (about 20.3 miles in Centennial, Colorado; Airport Code: APA)

  • Centennial


    (about 20.3 miles in Centennial, Colorado; Airport Code: APA)

  • Longmont Municipal


    (about 25.6 miles in Longmont, Colorado; Airport Code: LGM)

  • Weld County Municipal


    (about 40.7 miles in Garden City, Colorado; Airport Code: RYE)

  • Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal


    (about 41.1 miles in Fort Collins, Colorado; Airport Code: FNL)

  • Fort Collins Airpark


    (about 50.6 miles in Fort Collins, Colorado; Airport Code: FTC)

  • USAF Academy Airfield


    (about 62.0 miles in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: AFF)

  • Peterson Field


    (about 73.6 miles in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: COS)

  • City of Colorado Springs Municipal


    (about 73.9 miles in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: COS)

  • Limon Municipal


    (about 76.1 miles in Limon, Colorado; Airport Code: LIC)

  • Butts AAF


    (about 82.2 miles in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: FCS)

  • Vail/Avon


    (about 82.3 miles in Vail, Colorado; Airport Code: WHR)

  • Francis E. Warren AFB Heliport


    (about 87.5 miles in Cheyenne, Wyoming; Airport Code: FEW)

  • Lake County


    (about 89.1 miles in Leadville, Colorado; Airport Code: LXV)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Adams County, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

75.97%

Carpooled

14.45%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

4.15%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.06%

Subway Or Elevated

0.01%

Railroad

0.01%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.04%

Motorcycle

0.16%

Bicycle

0.17%

Walked

1.36%

Other Means

0.55%

Worked At Home

3.07%



(updated 2010)



Most Common Occupations in Adams County, Colorado

Male:

 

Management, Professional, And Related Occupations:

 

Management, Business, And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Management Occupations, Except Farmers And Farm Managers

4.79%

Farmers And Farm Managers

0.13%

Business And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Business Operations Specialists

0.78%

Financial Specialists

0.71%

Professional And Related Occupations:

 

Computer And Mathematical Occupations

1.98%

Architecture And Engineering Occupations:

 

Architects, Surveyors, Cartographers, And Engineers

1.21%

Drafters, Engineering, And Mapping Technicians

0.74%

Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations

0.37%

Community And Social Services Occupations

0.34%

Legal Occupations

0.20%

Education, Training, And Library Occupations

0.65%

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations

0.58%

Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations:

 

Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners And Technical Occupations

0.33%

Health Technologists And Technicians

0.16%

Service Occupations:

 

Healthcare Support Occupations

0.17%

Protective Service Occupations:

 

Fire Fighting, Prevention, And Law Enforcement Workers, Including Supervisors

0.66%

Other Protective Service Workers, Including Supervisors

0.58%

Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations

1.89%

Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations

1.78%

Personal Care And Service Occupations

0.57%

Sales And Office Occupations:

 

Sales And Related Occupations

5.22%

Office And Administrative Support Occupations

4.79%

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations

0.22%

Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations:

 

Construction And Extraction Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Construction And Extraction Workers

1.04%

Construction Trades Workers

7.37%

Extraction Workers

0.09%

Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations

5.13%

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Production Occupations

5.22%

Transportation And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Transportation And Material Moving Workers

0.26%

Aircraft And Traffic Control Occupations

0.12%

Motor Vehicle Operators

3.95%

Rail, Water And Other Transportation Occupations

0.46%

Material Moving Workers

2.73%

Female:

 

Management, Professional, And Related Occupations:

 

Management, Business, And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Management Occupations, Except Farmers And Farm Managers

3.16%

Farmers And Farm Managers

0.05%

Business And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Business Operations Specialists

1.17%

Financial Specialists

1.31%

Professional And Related Occupations:

 

Computer And Mathematical Occupations

1.08%

Architecture And Engineering Occupations:

 

Architects, Surveyors, Cartographers, And Engineers

0.21%

Drafters, Engineering, And Mapping Technicians

0.13%

Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations

0.30%

Community And Social Services Occupations

0.61%

Legal Occupations

0.44%

Education, Training, And Library Occupations

2.50%

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations

0.55%

Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations:

 

Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners And Technical Occupations

1.48%

Health Technologists And Technicians

0.75%

Service Occupations:

 

Healthcare Support Occupations

1.15%

Protective Service Occupations:

 

Fire Fighting, Prevention, And Law Enforcement Workers, Including Supervisors

0.12%

Other Protective Service Workers, Including Supervisors

0.20%

Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations

2.50%

Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations

1.23%

Personal Care And Service Occupations

2.10%

Sales And Office Occupations:

 

Sales And Related Occupations

5.38%

Office And Administrative Support Occupations

13.80%

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations

0.07%

Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations:

 

Construction And Extraction Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Construction And Extraction Workers

0.02%

Construction Trades Workers

0.23%

Extraction Workers

0.0%

Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations

0.41%

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Production Occupations

2.56%

Transportation And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Transportation And Material Moving Workers

0.06%

Aircraft And Traffic Control Occupations

0.01%

Motor Vehicle Operators

0.45%

Rail, Water And Other Transportation Occupations

0.08%

Material Moving Workers

0.63%


(updated 2010)



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