Severance is a Statutory Town in Weld County, Colorado, United States. The population was 3,165 at the 2010 census. The town is located on the Colorado Eastern Plains, northwest of Greeley, a crossroads of county roads. A post office in Severance has been in operation since 1894. The community was named after David Severance, a pioneer settler.Rocky Mountain oysters, a regional dish, is served at Bruce’s Bar, a local landmark.Severance is also the home of KRKA radio, an Air 1 station with a far-reaching signal which can be heard as far away as Denver.
As of the census of 2000, there were 597 people, 201 households, and 162 families residing in the town. The population density was 288.5 people per square mile (111.4/km2). There were 207 housing units at an average density of 100.0 per square mile (38.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 91.46% White, 0.34% African American, 0.67% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 5.19% from other races, and 2.01% from two or more races.
There were 201 households, out of which 52.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.7% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.4% were non-families. 12.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.31.
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