GDP Per Capita

Income

Values are presented as "data year $" and are not adjusted for inflation. U.S. Census Bureau Factfinder.
Census "Families" are households made up of related individuals, including those related through marriage or adoption. Values are presented as "data year $" and are not adjusted for inflation. U.S. Census Bureau Factfinder.

Jobs

The QCEW jobs estimate is based on Unemployment Insurance program related data. This program accounts for more than 90% of workers nationwide. This capture jobs, not workers (as a worker could hold multiple jobs) and excludes self-employment and types of jobs not covered by the Federal Unemployment Insurance program. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, QCEW program. Colorado LMI Gateway hosts Colorado specific employment and labor market statistics

Unemployment

Unemployment in Larimer County typically follows the state trend, but with lower unemployment. The unemployment rate captures the percent of the labor force that is currently not employed but is actively looking for work. BLS LAUS (annual and monthly statistics for states and counties). BLS CPS national unemployment rate (series LNU04000000) Colorado LMI Gateway hosts Colorado specific employment and labor market statistics

Population

U.S. Census Bureau Population Estimates. Additionally, Colorado's Demography Office maintains population estimates that use additional Colorado information to refine Census estimates. These Colorado estimates are published several months after the Census estimates are released.
Fort Collins and Loveland are the larger population centers for the county. Though the unincorporated population is relatively large, only a small portion of the population is rural; many residents of unincorporated areas are concentrated in neighborhoods just outside of city or town limits. Population will not sum to Larimer total because several municipalities cross county boundaries. U.S. Population Estimates. Additionally, Colorado's Demography Office maintains population estimates that use additional Colorado information to refine Census estimates. These estimates are published several months after the Census estimates are released.

Population Growth

Population growth in Colorado and in Larimer County is strongly linked to in-migration. People who move to Colorado generally do so for work. This driver of population growth is the major reason Colorado and many Colorado communities have growth rates above the U.S. as a whole. U.S. Population Estimates. Additionally, Colorado's Demography Office maintains population estimates that use additional Colorado information to refine Census estimates. These estimates are published several months after the Census estimates are released. Census and DOLA also maintain components of change estimates (Census, DOLA). DOLA has population forecasts by age and gender, as well.
In recent years, the towns with the smallest populations have seen the largest growth rates. The availability of housing stock is a contributor to the growth of individual communities. It is important to note that annual growth rates for places with small populations will be quite volatile, as the introduction of a single subdivision or apartment complex will have a larger impact on total population in an area with a relatively low population as compared to a similar sized development in a more highly populated city. U.S. Population Estimates. Additionally, Colorado's Demography Office maintains population estimates that use additional Colorado information to refine Census estimates. These numbers are published several months after the Census estimates are released.