Northglenn, CO

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Living in Northglenn

Northglenn is a medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 38,131 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Northglenn is the 22nd largest community in Colorado.

Housing costs in Northglenn 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.

Northglenn is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Northglenn is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Northglenn who work in office and administrative support (14.55%), sales jobs (11.21%), and management occupations (9.84%).

One downside of living in Northglenn is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Northglenn, the average commute to work is 30.28 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Northglenn citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.03% of adults 25 and older in Northglenn have a college degree.

The per capita income in Northglenn in 2018 was $31,072, which is middle income relative to Colorado, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,288 for a family of four. However, Northglenn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Northglenn is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Northglenn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Northglenn residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Northglenn also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 33.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Northglenn include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Northglenn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.