Mead, Colorado

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Mead, Colorado

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Mead People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Mead Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Mead Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Mead College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Mead Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Mead, Colorado

Comparing Mead 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 7
Racial Diversity 7 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Age of the Population 3 5
Female Share of the Population 2 4
Senior Citizens 1 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 9 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 8 6
Short Commute Times 2 2


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

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Mead Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NE of Longmont, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Weld
Standard Zip Codes 80542
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.233
Longitude -104.998

Mead Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.9 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 18 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 42 F
Apr Temp 32 to 61 F
Jul Temp 54 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 65 F
Annual Precip 17 inches
Distance 23.1 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
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Mead Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,017 100%
Male 1,016 50.4%
Female 1,001 49.6%
Under 18 701 34.8%
18+ 1,316 65.2%
65+ 87 4.3%
Median Age 33.9
Average Family Size 3.31
White 1,930 95.7%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 10 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 0.6%
Other 37 1.8%
Mixed Race 25 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 140 6.9%

Estimated Mead Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,663
Growth 646
Growth % 32%

Mead 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
German 27.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
US/American 9.1%
English 9.1%
Irish 8.8%
Italian 4.4%
Norwegian 3.6%
Scottish 3.6%
Swedish 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Polish 1.7%
European 1.6%
Scandinavian 1.1%
British 1%
Dutch 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Czech 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Austrian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Icelander 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Slovene 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mead 2,017 $81,433
Berthoud 4,839 $58,491
Firestone 1,908 $59,219
Frederick 2,467 $56,394
Johnstown 3,827 $54,130
Longmont 71,093 $58,037
Platteville 2,370 $47,574
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