Pueblo, CO


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Living in Pueblo

Pueblo is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 109,412 people and 52 constituent neighborhoods, Pueblo is the seventh largest community in Colorado.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pueblo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (15.69%), sales jobs (11.08%), and food service (8.83%).

The percentage of adults in Pueblo who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.45% of the adults in Pueblo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pueblo in 2010 was $20,450, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,800 for a family of four. However, Pueblo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pueblo is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pueblo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pueblo residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Pueblo also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 50.71% of the city’s residents. 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 French.