Wellington, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 9,527 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +256.5%
Males: 4,717  (49.5%)
Females: 4,810  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

33.2 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80549.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,054 (it was $47,917 in 2000)
Wellington:

$68,054
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,967 (it was $17,783 in 2000)

Wellington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $280,866 (it was $131,300 in 2000)
Wellington:

$280,866
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $371,727; detached houses: $396,360; townhouses or other attached units: $294,623; in 2-unit structures: $279,849; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $261,066; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $316,256; mobile homes: $24,286

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,495.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wellington: 99.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.4%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Wellington, CO (2010)
    • 5,23283.2%White alone
    • 83813.3%Hispanic
    • 951.5%Two or more races
    • 430.7%Black alone
    • 360.6%Asian alone
    • 280.4%American Indian alone
    • 140.2%Other race alone
    • 30.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Wellington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Wellington, Colorado as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wellington is 352 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (21.7%), European (11.2%), American (11.0%), Irish (8.3%), English (5.9%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 11/10/1905

Elevation: 5200 feet

Land area: 1.77 square miles.

Population density: 5,383 people per square mile   (average).

Wellington, Colorado map

277 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

This town:

3.5%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,715 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,765 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Collins, CO (10.6 miles , pop. 118,652).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (57.2 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (630.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Laporte, CO (3.0 miles ),
Fort Collins, CO (3.3 miles ),
Nunn, CO (3.4 miles ),
Timnath, CO (3.5 miles ),
Pierce, CO (3.7 miles ),
Severance, CO (3.8 miles ),
Windsor, CO (4.0 miles ),
Ault, CO (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 105.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

Distribution of median household income in Wellington, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wellington, CO in 2017
Wellington satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,469 (+122.1%).
Most common industries in Wellington, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Wellington, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Other financial specialists (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)

Average climate in Wellington, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wellington, Colorado average temperatures Wellington, Colorado average precipitation Wellington, Colorado humidity Wellington, Colorado wind speed Wellington, Colorado snowfall Wellington, Colorado sunshine Wellington, Colorado clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.300. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.300
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wellington-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Wellington town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/16/1979, a category F3 tornado 30.0 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wellington-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 392.3 miles away from Wellington center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 120.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 506.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 398.1 miles away from Wellington center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 339.3 miles away from Wellington center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 248.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Larimer County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 11, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Flash Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wellington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wellington:

  • NORTHERN COLORADO KIDNEY CENTER (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; FORT COLLINS, CO)
  • REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER OF THE ROCKIES (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FORT COLLINS, CO)
  • FORT COLLINS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FORT COLLINS, CO)
  • GOLDEN PEAKS CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FORT COLLINS, CO)
  • POUDRE VALLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; FORT COLLINS, CO)
  • SPRING CREEK HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FORT COLLINS, CO)
  • SPRING CREEK HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FORT COLLINS, CO)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Wellington:

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Amtrak station near Wellington:

  • 9 miles: FORT COLLINS (501 RIVERSIDE) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellington:

  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 10 miles; Fort Collins, CO; Full-time enrollment: 25,099)
  • Aims Community College (about 24 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 27 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 31 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 51 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • University of Wyoming (about 52 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 54 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wellington:

See full list of schools located in Wellington

Library in Wellington:

  • WELLINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $124,233; Location: 3800 WILSON AVE; 20,543 books; 1,071 audio materials; 1,562 video materials; 2 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wellington: Wellington Siding (A), Wellington Fire Protection District Station 1 Wellington (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Comfort Inn Wellington (7860 6th Street).

Larimer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

75.8%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Wellington (2011 data):

  • Points West Community Bank: - Welling at 8100 6th Street, branch established on 2003/01/27. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $197.1 mil, Deposits: $169.9 mil, headquarters in Julesburg, CO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Nebraska Bancs, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Omaha: Wellington Branch at 4100 Harrison, branch established on 1996/08/01. Info updated 2010/10/13: Bank assets: $13,433.1 mil, Deposits: $10,746.6 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 102 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Wellington:

Marital status in Wellington, CO
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Wellington:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wellington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wellington, CO (based on Larimer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant56,390138
Catholic35,4957
Mainline Protestant17,72138
Other11,90946
Orthodox3702
None177,745-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
Here:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
This county:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 250
This county:

8.72 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Larimer County:

4.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

16.5%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.6%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wellington:

49.2%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.1%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Wellington:

28.6
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wellington:

21.5%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wellington:

9.3%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wellington:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.5%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

58.2%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Wellington:

81.8%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wellington, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 8$56,224$84,3360$0
Parks and Recreation 4$20,902$62,7061$250
Streets and Highways 4$23,188$69,5640$0
Other Government Administration 4$33,578$100,7341$181
Sewerage 3$15,204$60,8160$0
Local Libraries 3$13,553$54,2123$1,393
Financial Administration 1$13,619$163,4281$1,961
Judicial and Legal 1$7,286$87,4320$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 28$183,554$78,6666$3,785

Wellington government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,730,000 ($181.59)
    Water Utilities: $526,000 ($55.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $239,000 ($25.09)
    Sewerage: $160,000 ($16.79)
    General - Other: $78,000 ($8.19)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($1.36)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $872,000 ($91.53)
    Regular Highways: $591,000 ($62.03)
    Police Protection: $564,000 ($59.20)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $440,000 ($46.18)
    Sewerage: $430,000 ($45.13)
    Central Staff Services: $319,000 ($33.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $291,000 ($30.54)
    Financial Administration: $125,000 ($13.12)
    Libraries: $115,000 ($12.07)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($5.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($4.30)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($3.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.42)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $156,000 ($16.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $10,000 ($1.05)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($0.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $969,000 ($101.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($8.50)

Wellington government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $556,000 ($58.36)
    Other: $160,000 ($16.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($4.09)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($0.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,768,000 ($185.58)
    Donations From Private Sources: $674,000 ($70.75)
    Interest Earnings: $355,000 ($37.26)
    General Revenue - Other: $152,000 ($15.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($1.89)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $989,000 ($103.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $168,000 ($17.63)
    Other: $45,000 ($4.72)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($1.26)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,303,000 ($136.77)
    Other License: $803,000 ($84.29)
    Property: $601,000 ($63.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $99,000 ($10.39)
    Motor Vehicle License: $18,000 ($1.89)

Wellington government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,852,000 ($509.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,578,000 ($480.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $274,000 ($28.76)

Wellington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,673,000 ($1330.22)

9.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Larimer County:

0.06%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Weld County, CO  1.20% ($65,659 average AGI)
from Boulder County, CO  0.62% ($54,639)
from Denver County, CO  0.35% ($57,338)


8.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($272 average AGI)
Larimer County:

0.07%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Weld County, CO  1.73% ($55,463 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  0.44% ($57,204)
to Boulder County, CO  0.42% ($48,114)
Businesses in Wellington, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Burger King1Subway1
Days Inn1U-Haul1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wellington:

  • KCOL (600 AM; 5 kW; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIIX (1410 AM; 5 kW; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHNC (1360 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, CO; Owner: DONALD A. AND SHARON E. WIEDEMAN)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKWY (1630 AM; 10 kW; FOX FARM, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KFKA (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREELEY, CO; Owner: MUSIC VENTURES, LLC, DBA BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wellington:

  • KPAW (107.9 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • K206DB (89.1 FM; FORT COLLINS, ETC., CO; Owner: BOULDER COMMUNITY B/CAST ASSOC., INC)
  • KTRR (102.5 FM; LOVELAND, CO; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FT. COLLINS, INC.)
  • KSME (96.1 FM; GREELEY, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KUNC-FM (91.5 FM; GREELEY, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KCSU-FM (90.5 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM)
  • KUAD-FM (99.1 FM; WINDSOR, CO; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FT. COLLINS, INC.)
  • KKQZ (94.3 FM; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FT. COLLINS, INC.)
  • KQLF (97.9 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFC (88.9 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO FOR THE FRONT RANGE)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KARS-FM (102.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: AGM-NEVADA LLC)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KXDC (102.1 FM; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: HIGH PEAK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRQU (104.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K298AE (107.5 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KOLZ (100.7 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLEN (106.3 FM; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Wellington:

  • KFCT (Channel 22; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K48CG (Channel 48; LOVELAND, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K35EQ (Channel 35; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K63AB (Channel 63; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KLWY (Channel 27; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: WYOMEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KGWN-TV (Channel 5; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CHEYENNE, LLC)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KPXH-LP (Channel 17; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KKTU (Channel 33; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHANNEL 2, INC.)
  • K43EM (Channel 43; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K03EM (Channel 3; GLEN HAVEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Wellington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Wellington fatal accident list:

Jun 7, 2004 12:44 AM, Sr-1, Jefferson Ave, Lat: 40.703919, Lon: -105.014973, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3
Dec 19, 1997 08:10 PM, I25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 44Number of bridges
  • 220ft / 67.2mTotal length
  • $1,144,000Total costs
  • 168,418Total average daily traffic
  • 19,686Total average daily truck traffic
  • 219,738Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wellington, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 161960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wellington, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wellington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • On Weld County Larimer County Line (Lat: 40.680528 Lon: -104.942750), Call Sign: WYR263,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.387 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2000, Expiration Date: 04/01/2021, Registrant: Iheartmedia, Inc., 7136 S. Yale Avenue, Suite 501, Tulsa, OK 74136, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Rawhide Energy Project 2700 E Cr 82 (Lat: 40.850528 Lon: -105.039417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPQY474,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.340 MHz, Grant Date: 11/05/2015, Expiration Date: 11/29/2025, Certifier: Letitia J Betchel, Registrant: Wfpd, 8130 3rd St, Wellington, CO 80549, Phone: (970) 568-3232, Fax: (970) 568-0542, Email:
  • Lat: 40.755083 Lon: -104.980944, Call Sign: WQKA599,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.730 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2009, Expiration Date: 03/07/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2019, Certifier: Trent Horton, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • 3735 Cleveland Ave (Lat: 40.702972 Lon: -105.003667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQRG248,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4950.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2013, Expiration Date: 05/07/2023, Certifier: David S Rowe, Registrant: Larimer County Technical Communications, 2501 Midpoint Dr, Fort Collins, CO 80525, Phone: (970) 498-5398, Fax: (970) 498-9203, Email:
  • Lat: 40.741389 Lon: -105.048111, Call Sign: WQVA806,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.362 MHz, 467.362 MHz, 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2014, Expiration Date: 12/10/2024, Certifier: Mike Bean, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wellington)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Wellington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$142,5801$193,9004$222,663
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$211,440
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$159,110
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wellington, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wellington, CO - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 44. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 75 took place in 2006, and the least - 19 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wellington, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.0%), and Structure Fires (19.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wellington, CO
    • 34957.0%Outside Fires
    • 11619.0%Structure Fires
    • 9715.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 508.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wellington, CO
Most common first names in Wellington, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George1171.6 years
William1175.5 years
John1073.2 years
Margaret677.8 years
Robert668.1 years
Clarence571.0 years
Thomas563.6 years
Harold571.2 years
Richard574.8 years
James575.8 years
Most common last names in Wellington, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis877.7 years
Brown764.2 years
Farmer575.8 years
Wilson574.2 years
Matsuda468.8 years
Mitchell472.3 years
Colwell379.3 years
Hall369.0 years
Hankins382.7 years
Anderson370.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wellington, CO
  • 92.2%Utility gas
  • 7.0%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wellington, CO
  • 65.9%Utility gas
  • 34.1%Electricity


Wellington compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Wellington on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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