Northglenn, CO

Northglenn profile

Living in Northglenn

Northglenn is a medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 38,819 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Northglenn is the 21st largest community 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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Northglenn who work in office and administrative support (13.83%), sales jobs (10.12%), and management occupations (7.94%).

Also of interest is that Northglenn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Northglenn, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.30 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Northglenn use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Northglenn‘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 percentage of adults in Northglenn who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.74% of the adults in Northglenn have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Northglenn in 2018 was $28,996, which is middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,984 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 35.25% 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.