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 111,750 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 sales jobs (12.60%), office and administrative support (12.36%), and healthcare (8.36%).

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. 19.18% of adults 25 and older in Pueblo have a college degree.

The per capita income in Pueblo in 2010 was $22,386, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,544 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 51.24% 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.