Rifle is a somewhat small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 9,563 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rifle is the 51st largest community in Colorado.
Rifle is a blue-collar town, with 42.83% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Rifle is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rifle who work in sales jobs (11.62%), office and administrative support (10.14%), and management occupations (6.61%).
The citizens of Rifle are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.63% of adults in Rifle have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Rifle in 2010 was $21,058, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,232 for a family of four. However, Rifle contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Rifle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rifle residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Rifle also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.15% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rifle include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Rifle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.