Banking & Finance  October 14, 2021

Colorado bankruptcies decline 27% in September from year ago

DENVER — Colorado bankruptcy filings declined 26.6% in September compared with the same period in 2020, with bankruptcy filings also declining or flat in Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer and Weld counties. 

That’s according to a BizWest analysis of U.S. Bankruptcy Court data. The state recorded 471 bankruptcy filings in September, down from 642 a year ago. Year to date, bankruptcy filings totaled 5,023 statewide, down 22.9% from 6,517 recorded through September 2020.

Among counties in the Boulder Valley and Northern Colorado:

  • Boulder County recorded 21 bankruptcy filings in September, compared with 26 in September 2020. Year-to-date filings totaled 181, compared with 237 a year ago.
  • Broomfield recorded five bankruptcy filings in September, compared with six in September 2020. Year-to-date filings totaled 59, down from 82 in 2020. 
  • Larimer County filings totaled 19 in September, compared with 33 a year ago. Year-to-date filings totaled 241, down from 324 through September 2020.
  • Weld County bankruptcy filings totaled 32 in September, equal to the 32 recorded a year ago. Year to date, Weld County has recorded 353 bankruptcy filings, compared with 409 a year ago.

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DENVER — Colorado bankruptcy filings declined 26.6% in September compared with the same period in 2020, with bankruptcy filings also declining or flat in Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer and Weld counties. 

That’s according to a BizWest analysis of U.S. Bankruptcy Court data. The state recorded 471 bankruptcy filings in September, down from 642 a year ago. Year to date, bankruptcy filings totaled 5,023 statewide, down 22.9% from 6,517 recorded through September 2020.

Among counties in the Boulder Valley and Northern Colorado:

  • Boulder County recorded 21 bankruptcy filings in September, compared with 26 in September 2020. Year-to-date filings totaled 181, compared with 237 a year…

Christopher Wood
Christopher Wood is editor and publisher of BizWest, a regional business journal covering Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer and Weld counties. Wood co-founded the Northern Colorado Business Report in 1995 and served as publisher of the Boulder County Business Report until the two publications were merged to form BizWest in 2014. From 1990 to 1995, Wood served as reporter and managing editor of the Denver Business Journal. He is a Marine Corps veteran and a graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder. He has won numerous awards from the Colorado Press Association, Society of Professional Journalists and the Alliance of Area Business Publishers.
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