Federal Heights, CO


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Federal Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 12,381 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Federal Heights is the 41st largest community in Colorado.

Federal Heights is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Federal Heights is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Federal Heights who work in sales jobs (12.75%), maintenance occupations (10.15%), and office and administrative support (9.81%).

Federal Heights, even though it is a small city, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, city who have a need for low-cost transportation.

The citizens of Federal Heights have a very low rate of college education: just 9.68% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Federal Heights in 2010 was $16,803, which is low income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,212 for a family of four.

Federal Heights is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Federal Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Federal Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Federal Heights also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 52.98% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Federal Heights include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

Foreign born people are also an important part of Federal Heights's cultural character, accounting for 23.06% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Federal Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.

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