Evans, Colorado

The City of Evans, Colorado, with a population north of 23,890 is a thriving city located in the Front Range of Northern Colorado.

Community Summary

Evans, Colorado

Located strategically at the crossroads of the South Platte River and Union Pacific Railroad, Evans, Colorado is ripe for future economic growth in the energy, agriculture, health care, and construction sectors. It is also well positioned at the intersection of US Highway 85 and 34, providing a corridor between Denver and Evans to the south, and easy access to Interstate 25 to the west.

Evans is proud of its multicultural heritage. Its annual festival Heritage Day is named after the city’s rich heritage that was built on a mix of Latin and European influences. Take a stroll through the city’s streets and you will appreciate the contrasting influences that have shaped this dynamic community. Murals painted by local artists adorn many of the historic buildings in Old Town East Evans. Evans’s unity lies in its diversity and that can be seen in the food, to art, music, and entertainment that abounds in the city.

Evans is located in Weld County and is in the heart of the largest oil production facilities in the State of Colorado. In 2021-2022 alone, Weld County produced more than 1.3 million barrels of oil, far exceeding any other county in Colorado. Weld County is also the third largest county in the State of Colorado, spanning more than 4,000 square miles. Beginning in 2020, the oil and gas industry in Colorado accounted for more than 270,000 jobs across the state (source Denver Post). Evans is home to oil giants PDC Energy, Cimarron Energy, Atmos Energy, and many more. Construction and health care are also dominant employers in the area.