Craig is a somewhat small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 8,844 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Craig is the 49th largest community in Colorado.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Craig is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Craig is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Craig who work in office and administrative support (15.05%), sales jobs (11.02%), and management occupations (9.33%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.11 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of adults in Craig with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.16% of adults in Craig have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Craig in 2010 was $22,936, which is middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,744 for a family of four. However, Craig contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Craig home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Craig residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Craig also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.74% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Craig include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Craig is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Navajo.