Adams County, CO

Current Temperature ° Population 459,598

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 18%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 22.8%

Registered Offenders

24.39% Lower than national avg.
  • 547 offenders in Adams County
  • 11.90 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $325,000
  • Median Sales Price: $300,000
  • Foreclosures: 177
  • Homes For Sale: 101
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

867 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 12
  • Registered Polluters: 34
  • Superfunds: 82
  • Tanks & Spills: 739

Unemployment

Low 2.4%
  • Colorado unemployment average: 2.2%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

Schools view all

97 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 97 K-12 public schools in Adams County, CO and 12 private schools. Homefacts rates Adams County's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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Crime view details

547 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$325,000 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$300,000 compared to August 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    4.6%
  • Rented
    33.7%
  • Owned
    61.7%

101 Homes For Sale View All

$525,000
5402 East 140th Place
Brighton, CO 80602
5 Beds | 4 Baths
$420,000
13900 Eudora Street
Brighton, CO 80602
5 Beds | 4 Baths
$550,000
10771 Unity Pkwy
Commerce City, CO 80022
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$335,000
1256 Lark Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
3 Beds | 3 Baths

177 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$NR
22nd
Brighton, CO 80601
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$NR
Spruce
Brighton, CO 80602
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Dexter
Commerce City, CO 80022
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$NR
131st
Thornton, CO 80241
4 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1,115 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Adams County, CO issued 1,115 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,115 permits, 1085 were issued for single family homes and 30 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Adams County, CO issued 1,265 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,265 permits, 1029 were issued for single family homes and 236 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Adams County, CO
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $844
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,031
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,305
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,896
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,196

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Environmental Hazards

867 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Adams County, CO
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  • Superfunds
    in Adams County, CO
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Adams County, CO
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Adams County, CO has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Adams County, CO is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.77 Average
    Adams County, CO is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.57°
  • February 31.3°
  • March 42.1°
  • April 47.2°
  • May 56.89°
  • June 69.1°
  • July 75.1°
  • August 73.5°
  • September 64.67°
  • October 50.92°
  • November 41.4°
  • December 29.18°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Adams County, CO

Earthquakes
Adams County, CO has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Adams County, CO has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Adams County, CO has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Adams County, CO has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Adams County, CO: $63,493

Unemployment

Unemployment in Adams County is 2.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.2% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 45.05%
White Collar - 54.95%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. John Hickenlooper
  • Sen. Michael F. Bennet
  • Sen. Cory Gardner

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

42 FCC Towers view all

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