Wellington, Colorado

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Wellington, Colorado

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High Points

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

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Top 18% Wellington College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Wellington, Colorado

Comparing Wellington 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 9 6
Racial Diversity 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 5
Female Share of the Population 2 6
Age of the Population 1 2
Senior Citizens 1 2


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 4
People Living Alone 2 2

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Wellington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles NE of Fort Collins, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Larimer
Metro Area Fort Collins - Loveland
Standard Zip Codes 80549
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.703
Longitude -105.008

Wellington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 42 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 64 F
Annual Precip 15.8 inches
Distance 21.7 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
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 24 to 47 F
Jul Temp 45 to 74 F
Oct Temp 27 to 54 F
Annual Precip 15.1 inches
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Wellington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,672 100%
Male 1,334 49.9%
Female 1,338 50.1%
Under 18 873 32.7%
18+ 1,799 67.3%
65+ 135 5.1%
Median Age 29.7
Average Family Size 3.27
White 2,335 87.4%
African-American 7 0.3%
Asian 18 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 28 1%
Other 220 8.2%
Mixed Race 62 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 324 12.1%

Estimated Wellington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,469
Growth 797
Growth % 29.8%

Wellington 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 27.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.5%
US/American 10.1%
Irish 9.7%
English 9.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Swedish 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Polish 2.4%
European 2.3%
Scottish 1.5%
Danish 1.4%
Dutch 1.4%
Norwegian 1.3%
Italian 1.3%
French Canadian 0.9%
Northern European 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
Other Arab 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
Brazilian 0.4%
Basque 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Belgian 0.2%
African 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wellington 2,672 $48,214
Fort Collins 118,652 $59,332
Nunn 471 $40,357
Pierce 884 $44,265
Severance 597 $55,781
Timnath 223 $55,000
Windsor 9,896 $60,305

Wellington Public Libraries

Wellington Public Library
Wellington, Colorado
(970) 568-3040

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