Economic Development

In the Center of Everything

Located at Interstate 25 and Highway 52, Frederick, Colorado, is truly in the center of everything. The Town has excellent transportation access north-south on I-25, and east-west on Highways 52 and 119. These corridors provide easy access to Denver International Airport, three major universities, and major metro areas, including Denver, Boulder, Ft. Collins and Greeley.Upward graphic

Frederick’s central location to regional employment is evident. New executive and employee housing stock are rapidly developing in Frederick, and there are many new and planned K-12 schools to serve the growing population.

Transportation access, population, employment and residential growth together attract commercial development. Frederick’s ongoing investment in plans, programs and infrastructure ensure that quality development will continue to create a dynamic and sustainable community for many years to come.

With in-house planning, building and engineering teams, Frederick has streamlined processes, including permitting and site development, proving that we are open for business to meet the needs of the community. We’re experts regarding the necessary infrastructure, approvals and processes. We will be your guide to navigating them successfully and quickly, helping your business get off the ground without losing time or money in the process. Incentives may be available for expanding and new businesses and new non-residential developments. This can include rebate programs, Urban Renewal Areas (URA), Public Improvement Funds (PIF) and other creative financing mechanisms. We are committed to your success from plans on paper to the grand opening celebration and beyond. Submit an application to be considered for incentives.

Upstate Colorado Economic Development is a public/private non-profit economic development corporation that provides services to all of Weld County. 

Upstate Colorado provides a community profile of the Town, a property search feature and has an enterprise zone map.  


Frederick Population  - 15,427
Regional Population - 3,213,202
5-Year Avg. Growth Rate - 5%
Household Average Size - 2.78
Household Income  - $102,221
Education - 37% over age 25 with bachelor’s degree+