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Commerce City, CO
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Commerce City profile

Living in Commerce City

Commerce City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 66,115 people and 12 associated neighborhoods, Commerce City is the 18th largest community in Colorado. Much of the housing stock in Commerce City was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Commerce City economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Commerce City, where the median household income is $96,484.00.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Commerce City telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.74% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In Commerce City, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.37 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly 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 24.46% of adults in Commerce City having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Commerce City in 2018 was $37,932, which is middle income relative to Colorado, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,728 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 48.43% 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 European.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Commerce City's cultural character, accounting for 16.60% of the city’s population.

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