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Fall 2020
Business Pulse Survey

How is your business coping with the challenges of 2020?


is supporting our economic developers, chambers of commerce  and all of our Northern Colorado communities as they work to create assistance to address the regions needs during the COVID 19 crisis. To receive information we encourage you to access NoCoRecovers.com which provides businesses streamlined access to available resources and “peer” advice to develop their own response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Communities in Larimer and Weld Counties that make up Northern Colorado

Ault – Berthoud – Brighton – Dacono – Eaton – Erie – Estes Park – Evans – Firestone – Fort Collins – Fort Lupton – Frederick – Garden City – Gilcrest – Greeley – Grover – Hudson – Johnstown – Keenesburg – Kersey – LaSalle – Lochbuie – Longmont – Loveland – Mead – Milliken – Northglenn – Nunn – Pierce – Platteville – Raymer – Severance – Timnath – Thornton – Windsor – Wellington

  • Northern Colorado illustrates its passion for investing in the future through its research institutions and outperformance in patent production
  • Since 2002 Northern Colorado has produced significantly more patents per employee than Denver, Colorado and the United States
  • Northern Colorado’s research institutions are investing heavily in the future, over $379 million in 2018
  • As a region we produce about 20,000 degrees and certificates from our public higher education institutions each year
  • 2,800 Students from 36 High Schools across Northern Colorado participated in Dual Enrollment programs in partnership with 11 different Universities and Community Colleges during the 2016-17 school year
  • Northern Colorado is forecasted to be a metro area of about 1M people by 2036
  • From 2012 to 2017, jobs increased by 19.2% in Northern Colorado from 253,220 to 301,880. This change outpaced the national growth rate of 8.2% by 11.0%
  • 6% annual average growth of GRP for Northern Colorado
  • The Construction Sector is the fastest growing private industry in Northern Colorado
  • 75% of Northern Colorado workers live in the region
  • Economic Development Partner’s Code of Ethics that defines higher standards of conduct for regional success
  • Currently, Northern Colorado is investing over $410 million in Capital Improvement Projects and infrastructure
  • Northern Colorado is defined as Larimer/Weld Counties as we are one economic region

For business matters related to locating or growing your business in Northern Colorado


Richard Werner

Upstate Colorado Economic Development 



Adam Crowe

Larimer County Economic Development