Pueblo, CO


Pueblo profile

Living in Pueblo

Pueblo is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 110,291 people and 52 constituent neighborhoods, Pueblo is the seventh largest community in Colorado.

Unlike some cities, Pueblo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pueblo are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pueblo is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pueblo who work in office and administrative support (14.70%), sales jobs (12.20%), and healthcare (8.21%).

A lot of people in Pueblo take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Pueblo, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.

In terms of college education, Pueblo is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.77% of adults 25 and older in Pueblo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pueblo in 2010 was $20,427, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,708 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 52.14% 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 Irish, English, Italian, and French .

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