Greeley is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 107,348 people and 30 constituent neighborhoods, Greeley is the 12th largest community in Colorado.
Greeley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Greeley is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Greeley who work in office and administrative support (12.96%), sales jobs (9.77%), and management occupations (8.73%).
Greeley is a nice balance between life in a moderately big city and the interesting diversions and culture that come from having a big college student population. The thousands of students who arrive on campus every fall will find that Greeley has plenty of amenities and opportunities for them, while residents of Greeley enjoy the lectures, music, art, and economic trickle-down that colleges typically provide. "Town and Gown" complement each other in Greeley.
The education level of Greeley citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.63% of adults in Greeley have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Greeley in 2010 was $25,200, 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 $100,800 for a family of four. However, Greeley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Greeley is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greeley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greeley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Greeley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 39.07% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Greeley include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Greeley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.