Small Town. Big Future.

An established agricultural community, Mead is one of Colorado’s fastest-growing towns. The vibrant, small community is ideal for business and families. It offers a strategic location at Interstate 25 and Highway 66, as well as a friendly community, high-performing school district, parks and competitive housing prices.

Major Industries & Employers

Mead has a highly-educated workforce, and most employees commute to the Boulder/Longmont, Fort Collins and Denver areas. The town’s major industries include construction, manufacturing and transportation.

Quality of Life

The Town of Mead hosts events throughout the year to foster community bonding, including sports tournaments, concerts, a Fishing Derby, farmers markets, a Chili Cook-off, a Fall Festival and more. Mead is home to six parks and popular fishing spots, including Mead Ponds and Historic Highland Lake. Additionally, St. Vrain State Park is only a short 10 minutes away.

Universities & Colleges


Mead is situated along Interstate 25, making it easy to travel to Denver or Fort Collins in 30 minutes. Nearby Highway 287 connects Mead to numerous communities along the Front Range, and Highway 66 serves as one of the main arterials to Rocky Mountain National Park.


Population 4,001
Median Age 41.2 yrs
Median Household
Income $ 94,187
Square Miles 12
Elevation 5003 ft.