Breweries make important economic contributions to Larimer County. In this report we describe some of the sectors recent trends in terms of jobs and wages. Key findings include:
- In 2010, local breweries supported 938 direct jobs.
- Between 2000-10, employment in the brewing industry grew by almost a quarter (22.1percent). By comparison, Larimer County employment grew by 6.3 percent during this time.
- After accounting for spinoff impacts, Larimer County’s breweries support a total of $309.9 million in output and 2,488 jobs, while adding $141.9 million to local payrolls.