Adams County is located in north-central Colorado. The County Seat is Brighton and the largest city is Thornton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.adams.co.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 480,718 and the 2010 census population was 441,687. The land area is 1,167.65 square miles and there are 378.2 persons per square mile.
87.2% of the population is White, 3.5% is Black or African American, 38.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 4% is Asian, 2.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.9% is two or more races. 81.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $186,600, there are 152,803 households, an average of 2.93 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,195, the median household income is $56,270, and 14.2% of the persons in Adams County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 32,777. Retail sales (in $1000) were $4,848,908, and sales per capita were $11,556. The percentage of black-owned firms is 1.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.8%.
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