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Platteville

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Population 2,502
Med. Household income 53,037
Median sell price $185,975
Avg. Commute 32 min

Platteville

Platteville is one of the oldest communities in Weld County, Colorado. Historically serving as hunting grounds of nomad tribes and Cheyenne Indians, Platteville was an established fur trading post known as Fort Vasquez in the 1830s. Development of the Town of Platteville, named after Colorado’s South Platte River, started in 1871 along the Denver and Pacific Railroad line. Platteville has a rich history including fascinating historical figures such as “Rattlesnake Kate,” who killed over 200 rattlesnakes and proceeded to make a dress from their skins. Her dress can still be viewed at the Greeley Museum.

Today Platteville remains a small community located 26 miles outside of Longmont, providing residents with miles of picturesque landscape and farmland, and quaint small-town living.

COMMUNITY FACTS

Population: 2,619 (2015 estimate)

Elevation: 4,813 ft.
Climate: Over 243 days of sunshine per year and 12 inches of precipitation.
Geography: 18 miles east of Longmont, 18 miles southwest of Greeley, 40 miles southeast of Fort Collins, 44 miles northeast of Denver. .
Churches: There are 4 churches of various denominations.
Average family income: $70,765 (2014)

 

EDUCATION

Platteville is part of the Weld RE-1 School District meaning that students can attend Platteville Elementary School and South Valley Middle School in town. High School students will travel to nearby Gilcrest to attend school. In terms of higher education, Platteville is within an hour of prestigious universities in Northern Colorado such as Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado, and Denver universities including University of Colorado Denver, and University of Denver.

HEALTH CARE

Residents of Platteville have access to the Weld County Public Hospital in town and access to larger health care facilities such as the Banner Health North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley and Longmont’s United Hospital – both of which offer access to all health care specialties.

EMPLOYMENT

While Platteville is still largely an agrarian community, its location makes it perfect for an easy commute to larger cities including Longmont, Greeley, Fort Collins, and Denver. Significant employers include JBS USA, Leprino Foods, and University of Northern Colorado in Greeley; Woodward, Anheuser-Busch, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, and Colorado State University in Fort Collins, and Vestas, Metal Container Corp. and OI in Windsor. Weld RE-1 School District is one of the largest employers in Platteville.

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Property Listings

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    Market Analysis

    Market analysis data for Platteville, Colorado.

    Property Ownership

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      Vacant dwellings

      68

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      Occupied by owner

      646

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      Occupied by renter

      228

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      Number of dwellings

      942

    Real Estate Market

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      Median sale price last 12 mo.

      $185,975

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      Income per capita

      20,869

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      Avg. property tax

      480

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      Residential turnover

      13

    Area and Demographic Statistics

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    Number of households 874
    Avg. Household Size 3
    Household Avg. Wealth 69,489
    Avg. Property Tax 480
    Sale Count 68
    Population 2,502
    Population Density 837
    Median Age 36
    Median Age 5 yr Forecast 37
    Median Age 10 yr Forecast 37
    Closest Airport Denver International
    Closest Airport Distance 26 mi
    Closest Sports Team Colorado Rockies
    Closest Sports Team Distance 33 mi
    Closest Major City Denver, Co
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