Greeley is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 100,883 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 (13.64%), sales jobs (9.82%), and food service (8.61%).
Greeley is made interesting by being both a reasonably big city and having a major college student population: students here will find that the city provides a lot of amenities, culture, and opportunities for them. Greeley is more than just a college town, however, though the thousands of students certainly are a major part of the character of the city, as well as a contributor to the local economy.
The percentage of people in Greeley who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.58% of adults in Greeley have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Greeley in 2010 was $22,354, 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 $89,416 for a family of four. However, Greeley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Greeley is a somewhat 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 35.64% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Greeley include Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Greeley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.