Frederick, Colorado

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Frederick, Colorado

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High Points

Frederick strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 11% Frederick Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Frederick Median Family Income
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Frederick Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Frederick, Colorado

Comparing Frederick to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Male Share of the Population 9 6
Racial Diversity 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Female Share of the Population 2 5
Age of the Population 1 3
Senior Citizens 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
People Above Poverty 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 6
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Working at Home 6 4
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1
Affordability of Rents 1 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Frederick Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles SE of Longmont, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Weld
Standard Zip Codes 80504, 80516, 80530
Phone Area Codes 303
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.099
Longitude -104.936

Frederick Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 42 F
Apr Temp 32 to 62 F
Jul Temp 55 to 89 F
Oct Temp 33 to 67 F
Annual Precip 14.1 inches
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 44 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 56 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 13.2 inches
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 43 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 15.8 inches
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Frederick Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,467 100%
Male 1,234 50%
Female 1,233 50%
Under 18 747 30.3%
18+ 1,720 69.7%
65+ 122 4.9%
Median Age 31.1
Average Family Size 3.21
White 2,150 87.2%
African-American 14 0.6%
Asian 20 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 25 1%
Other 199 8.1%
Mixed Race 59 2.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 515 20.9%

Estimated Frederick Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 6,620
Growth 4,153
Growth % 168.3%

Frederick Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.6%
German 20.3%
English 7.8%
US/American 7.7%
Irish 7%
Italian 6.7%
French (except Basque) 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Norwegian 2.3%
Dutch 2.3%
Scottish 2.2%
Swedish 1.7%
Polish 1.7%
French Canadian 1.5%
Slovak 0.6%
Northern European 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
European 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Basque 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Frederick 2,467 $56,394
Dacono 3,015 $42,659
Erie 6,291 $79,892
Firestone 1,908 $59,219
Fort Lupton 6,787 $45,348
Longmont 71,093 $58,037
Mead 2,017 $81,433
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Frederick High Schools (2004)

Serves 762 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

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