Eaton

55°F
Current Population
5,678
Elevation Level
4839 ft

About Eaton


Eaton is located in Weld County, Colorado. It is part of Northern Colorado located near Greeley and Windsor. The town is named after Benjamin Harrison Eaton, a pioneer of irrigation who played a leading role in transforming the prairie of the Great Plain east of the Front Range. Eaton is an agricultural town, that offers plenty of outdoor activities. Some places include Eaton’s eight public parks, along with the recreation center facility housing gymnasiums and athletic fields. 

Explore Eaton

Entertainment & Culture

  • Eaton Town Parks have 8 distinct public parks to choose from covering 40 acres. The offer everything from lakeside walking trails to parks simply for relaxation. 

  • Eaton Historical Society features the A.J. Eaton House museum dedicated to preserving Eaton’s pioneer history. 

  •  University of Northern Colorado is a short drive from Eaton, offering over 200 undergraduate, graduate, expended campus and online programs. 

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About the Community

Benjamin Eaton Elementary School

Summary
  • District Weld County School District No. Re-2
  • Phone (970) 454-5200
  • Address 100 S MOUNTAIN VIEW DR
  • County Weld County
  • Grade 03 - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -10% to -15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 400
  • Student Teacher Ratio 17

Eaton Elementary School

Summary
  • District Weld County School District No. Re-2
  • Phone (970) 454-3331
  • Address 25 CHEYENNE AVE
  • County Weld County
  • Grade KN - 02
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +10% to +15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 408
  • Student Teacher Ratio 16

Eaton High School

Summary
  • District Weld County School District No. Re-2
  • Phone (970) 454-3374
  • Address 114 PARK AVE
  • County Weld County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 554
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Eaton Middle School

Summary
  • District Weld County School District No. Re-2
  • Phone (970) 454-3358
  • Address 225 JUNIPER AVE
  • County Weld County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 470
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Galeton Elementary School

Summary
  • District Weld County School District No. Re-2
  • Phone (970) 454-3421
  • Address 24750 THIRD STREET
  • County Weld County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 142
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 5,678
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 6,428
Households
  • Total Households 2,087
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 2,357
  • Average Size of Household 3.00
  • Households With Children 700

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 14.22
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 15.60
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 59.30
  • Avg Jan High Temp 40.00
  • Avg Jul High Temp 88.70
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 111
  • Air Pollution Index 96
  • Earthquake Index 38
  • Hail Index 169
  • Tornado Index 163
  • Wind Index 114

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1986
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 99
  • Health Care Cost 111
  • Transportation Cost 102