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Where is Adams County, Colorado?

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Adams County is a county equivalent area found in Colorado, USA. The county government of Adams is found in the county seat of Brighton.

With a total 3,065.85 sq. km of land and water area, Adams County, Colorado is the 595th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 480,718 people, Adams County has a total 164413 households earning 56270 on average per year.

Adams County, Colorado - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 8001
Area Codes 303
Time Zone MST
Major Cities Denver (population: 197,953), Brighton (population: 64,003), Westminster (population: 51,228), Commerce City (population: 44,438), Thornton (population: 33,039), Henderson (population: 11,504), Bennett (population: 5,736), Strasburg (population: 5,031), Aurora (population: 2,046), Dupont (population: 237)
Land Area 185,606 sq miles
Water Area 1,168 sq miles
Household Income $56,270
Housing Units 164,413
Median Home Value $186,600
High School Grads 81% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 21% of population
Retail Spending $11,556 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $578,044 per capita
Universities and Colleges Pima Medical Institute

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.