Firestone

The Town of Firestone is a Statutory Town in Weld County, Colorado, United States. The town was named for Jacob Firestone, a landowner. The town was incorporated in 1908.

Firestone has over thirty-five parks and twelve miles of scenic trail, and the Firestone/Legacy Trail is over twelve miles long located where the old rail road tracks were, that serviced the coal industry, for much of the trail.

As of the census of 2010, there were 10,147 people and 3,134 households in the town. There were 3,499 housing units at an average density of 337.4 per square mile. There were 621 households in 2000 out of which 44.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.8% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.07 and the average family size was 3.41. In 2000, the median income for a household in the town was $55,313, and the median income for a family was $59,219. Males had a median income of $37,230 versus $30,147 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,428.

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