Welby, Colorado

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Welby, Colorado
Census-designated place
Location in Adams County and the state of Colorado
Location in Adams County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°50′50″N 104°57′57″W / 39.84722°N 104.96583°W / 39.84722; -104.96583Coordinates: 39°50′50″N 104°57′57″W / 39.84722°N 104.96583°W / 39.84722; -104.96583
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Adams County[1]
Government
 • Type Unincorporated community
Area
 • Total 3.8 sq mi (9.8 km2)
 • Land 3.7 sq mi (9.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 5,135 ft (1,565 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,846
 • Density 4,019/sq mi (1,551.7/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 80229
Area code(s) 303
FIPS code 08-83120
GNIS feature ID 0184682

Welby is a census-designated place (CDP) in Adams County, Colorado, United States. The population was 14,846 at the 2010 census.[2]

Geography[edit]

Welby is located at 39°50′50″N 104°57′57″W / 39.84722°N 104.96583°W / 39.84722; -104.96583 (39.847168, -104.965847)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2), of which 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 2.74%, is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 6,875
1980 9,668 40.6%
1990 10,218 5.7%
2000 12,973 27.0%
2010 14,846 14.4%
source:[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 12,973 people, 4,614 households, and 3,248 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,379.5 people per square mile (1,304.4/km²). There were 4,771 housing units at an average density of 1,242.9 per square mile (479.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 71.46% White, 1.58% African American, 1.76% Native American, 1.18% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 19.32% from other races, and 4.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 36.94% of the population.

There were 4,614 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% were non-families. 22.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 33.4% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $41,430, and the median income for a family was $45,770. Males had a median income of $32,222 versus $26,057 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,002. About 6.1% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

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