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People

Total Population 2,574
Male Share of the Population 53.9%
Female Share of the Population 46.1%
Senior Citizens 9.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,284
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 56.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.3%
Median Earnings25+ $40,352
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $45,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,663
% Above Poverty Level 83.5%
% Below Poverty Level 16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 16.7%
Median Gross Rent $854
Median House Value $163,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.8%
Irish 12%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Platteville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles E of Longmont, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Weld
Standard Zip Codes 80651
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.215
Longitude -104.822

Platteville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LONGMONT 2 ESE
Distance 13.3 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
Station NORTHGLENN
Distance 24.1 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
Station WATERDALE
Distance 25.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Firestone 11,255 $87,635
Fort Lupton 7,669 $54,968
Frederick 10,186 $97,992
Gilcrest 917 $43,500
Mead 3,967 $100,380
Milliken 5,975 $75,876

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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