Pueblo, CO

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Pueblo profile

Living in Pueblo

Pueblo is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 111,127 people and 52 constituent neighborhoods, Pueblo is the seventh largest community in Colorado.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Pueblo is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 0.00% of the Pueblo workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Pueblo is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pueblo who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).

The education level of Pueblo citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.72% of adults 25 and older in Pueblo have a college degree.

The per capita income in Pueblo in 2010 was $21,044, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,176 for a family of four. However, Pueblo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pueblo is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pueblo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Pueblo, accounting for 52.19% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Pueblo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pueblo include German, Irish, Italian, English, and French.

The most common language spoken in Pueblo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.