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Graph of degree levels held in Adams County, Colorado and the U.S.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Study

Chart showing per capita personal income for 2015

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Snapshot of major Adams County industries

2017 Q1 data from JobsEQ

There were 84,284 students enrolled in Adams County K-12 schools during the 2015-2016 school year. Local districts have implemented some innovative solutions to improve graduation rates and encourage training in technical fields.


Adams County is in a time of great transition. As people relocate to Colorado, many of the county’s rural areas are becoming more densely populated. This influx is impacting employers and wages throughout the communities in Adams County. We are beginning to see these changes reflected in data points and will continue to see the ramifications over the next 5-10 years.


The people who work in Adams County offer a wide set of skills to their communities. We’re more than a place for distribution and industrial manufacturing – we’re a place with diverse industries supporting the people who live and play in the north metro region.

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