Commerce City, CO
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Commerce City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 53,696 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 $66,053.00.

Unlike some cities, Commerce City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Commerce City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Commerce City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Commerce City who work in office and administrative support (16.45%), sales jobs (9.21%), and management occupations (7.65%).

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 30.25 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Commerce City citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.36% of adults 25 and older in Commerce City have a college degree.

The per capita income in Commerce City in 2010 was $22,581, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,324 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. The greatest number of Commerce City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Commerce City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 45.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Commerce City include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

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