Englewood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 34,690 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Englewood is the 23rd largest community in Colorado.
Housing costs in Englewood are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Englewood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Englewood is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Englewood who work in office and administrative support (11.48%), sales jobs (11.05%), and management occupations (9.80%).
Also of interest is that Englewood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Englewood, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Englewood use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Englewood‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The population of Englewood is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.22% of adults in Englewood have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Englewood in 2010 was $35,321, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,284 for a family of four. However, Englewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Englewood is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Englewood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Englewood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Englewood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.92% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Englewood include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Englewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.