Commerce City, CO

Commerce City profile

Living in Commerce City

Commerce City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 60,336 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Commerce City is the 18th largest community in Colorado. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Commerce City, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Commerce City, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Commerce City’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Commerce City does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $77,065.00.

Commerce City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Commerce City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Commerce City who work in office and administrative support (13.81%), sales jobs (11.45%), and management occupations (10.02%).

Also of interest is that Commerce City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Commerce City is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Commerce City, the average commute to work is 31.21 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Commerce City are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.09% of adults in Commerce City having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Commerce City in 2018 was $27,509, which is middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,036 for a family of four. However, Commerce City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Commerce City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Commerce City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Commerce City, accounting for 49.15% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Commerce City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Commerce City include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Commerce City's cultural character, accounting for 15.70% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Commerce City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.