Severance, Colorado

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Severance, Colorado

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
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Top 10% Severance College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Severance Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Severance, Colorado

Comparing Severance 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 10
Male Share of the Population 10 8
Racial Diversity 7 4
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Female Share of the Population 1 3
Age of the Population 1 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 8
Median Family Income 9 8
People Above Poverty 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 5 2
Walking and Biking to Work 4 2
Short Commute Times 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 1
Affordability of Rents 2 5
People Living Alone 1 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Severance Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of Greeley, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Weld
P.O. Box Zip Codes 80546
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.524
Longitude -104.85

Severance Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 40 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 89 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 14.2 inches
Distance 20.3 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 27.2 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
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Severance Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 597 100%
Male 307 51.4%
Female 290 48.6%
Under 18 209 35%
18+ 388 65%
65+ 20 3.4%
Median Age 29.6
Average Family Size 3.31
White 546 91.5%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.7%
Other 31 5.2%
Mixed Race 12 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 68 11.4%

Estimated Severance Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,910
Growth 1,313
Growth % 219.9%

Severance 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 28.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.9%
Irish 9.3%
English 7.1%
Scotch-Irish 5.9%
US/American 5.8%
Italian 4.3%
Norwegian 4.3%
Swedish 1.9%
Scottish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Dutch 1.7%
Scandinavian 1.3%
European 1.3%
Danish 0.7%
Greek 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
Finnish 0.6%
Austrian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Severance 597 $55,781
Ault 1,432 $43,304
Eaton 2,690 $55,144
Greeley 76,930 $45,904
Pierce 884 $44,265
Timnath 223 $55,000
Windsor 9,896 $60,305
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