Commerce City, a small city in Colorado, has a population of slightly more than 52,000. Families with young children are customary, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the community, while retirees feature less prominently in the demographics. With an average age of just over 31, Commerce City ranks as the eighth-youngest city in the state. Renters tend to be in the minority in Commerce City, and 71% of residents own their homes. At $1,183 per month, the average rent is roughly on par with the state average.
Averaging about 31 minutes, the commute time for Commerce City residents is longer than the Colorado average of about 27 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common way to get to work, chosen by 42% of residents, while public transportation isn't used much. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
Thirteen percent of Commerce City residents older than 25 have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are two primary industries in Commerce City: retail and construction. Together, these industries make up 13% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, making it the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of around $80,000, Commerce City workers bring in roughly the same as the average Colorado resident. However, Commerce City compares more favorably to the national average ($73,345).