Greeley, Colorado Population 2019

Greeley is a city located in the state of Colorado. It is located in Weld County, where it serves as the county seat and is also the most populous city. Its population was recorded as 92,889 during the last census taken in 2010. This number has since risen to 103,990, according to recent estimates.

City Size and Population Density of Greeley

This number makes Greeley the 12th largest city in Colorado by population. Greeley has a total area of 47.92 square miles, and it has a population density of over 2,175 residents per square mile.

Population Demographics in Greeley

Over 79% of residents in Greeley are white. The remainder of the population is broken down by race as follows: 1.7% black, 1.2% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 13.2% other races and 3.4% mixed race. About 36% of the total population is of Hispanic or Latino descent.

Residents 19 and under make up the largest age group in the city, accounting for about 31.3% of the total population. Over one-quarter of the population is between the ages of 25 and 44, while 10.7% are at least 65 years old.

There are more female residents than males, with 96.6 men for every 100 women. Approximately 15.7% of the population lives below the federal poverty line. Greeley has a crime rate that falls below the national average.

Population Growth

The city has experienced significant growth since the population taken in 1870. By 1920, the population had risen to nearly 11,000 residents. This number had more than doubled by 1960 and since that time, the population increases at every census have been in the double-digit percentages. The most current estimates show that the population is up 12% since the last census, indicating that this city is only going to continue to grow well into the future.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2017105,4482,0792.01%
2016103,3692,7622.75%
2015100,6072,4552.50%
201498,1521,8271.90%
201396,3251,1821.24%
201295,1439050.96%
201194,2381,0271.10%
201093,21116,2811.94%
200076,93016,3942.43%
199060,5367,5301.34%
198053,00614,1043.14%
197038,90212,5883.99%
196026,3145,9602.60%
195020,3544,3592.44%
194015,9953,7922.74%
193012,2031,2451.08%
192010,9582,7792.97%
19108,1795,15610.47%
19003,0230.00%

Greeley Population in 2018Source: By Brian LoBue (Flickr) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Population by Race

Race Population
White85,351
Some Other Race7,946
Two or More Races2,966
Black or African American2,184
Asian1,293
American Indian and Alaska Native976
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander44

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Greeley Population Pyramid 2019

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Greeley Median Age

30.7


Total

30.6


Male

30.8


Female

Greeley Adults

There are 75,071 adults, (11,752 of whom are seniors) in Greeley.

Greeley Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Greeley Sex Ratio

Female

51,161

50.78%

Male

49,599

49.22%

Greeley Households and Families

Greeley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Greeley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All58.3%41.7%
Male46.2%53.8%
Non Family42.1%57.9%
Female39.1%60.9%

58.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greeley Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,0892.758.3
Married16,9283.3776.1
Non Family11,8991.4342.1
Female4,5323.4139.1
Male1,7303.146.2

3.26

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Greeley Households

Greeley Education

Greeley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,7277.98%
9th to 12th Grade4,9918.43%
High School Graduate15,36625.94%
Some College13,82023.33%
Associates Degree5,0288.49%
Bachelors Degree9,93316.77%
Graduate Degree5,3619.05%

Greeley Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,95134,96612,919
Hispanic19,47212,2911,724
Other Race4,2482,405295
Multiple Races1,211948282
Black962784169
Asian696465230
Native American6204937
Islander2121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 34.96%.

Greeley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,493$41,056$28,838
Less Than High School$26,961$30,686$21,042
High School Grad$33,447$40,441$25,127
Some College$35,116$42,215$25,465
Bachelors Degree$41,735$50,202$37,182
Graduate Degree$53,040$57,500$50,794

$35,493

Average Earnings

$41,056

Average Male

$28,838

Average Female

Greeley Language

Greeley Language by Age

Greeley Language

73.41% of Greeley residents speak only English, while 26.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.06% of the population.

Greeley Poverty

Greeley Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic38,1417,73020.27%
White51,4327,33014.25%
Other7,7951,82223.37%
Black1,86880142.88%
Multiple2,85670124.54%
Asian1,24030324.44%
Native90018320.33%

17.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.34%

Male Poverty Rate

19.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greeley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greeley is Black, with 42.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greeley is White, with 14.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.24%.

Greeley Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.20%
High School13.62%
Some College10.61%
Bachelors or Greater4.54%

Greeley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.82%
Male Unemployed33.06%
Female Employed14.23%
Male Employed8.70%

Greeley Income

Greeley Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,887$68,355
Families$64,091$79,322
Married Families$75,585$90,184
Non Families$29,638$42,690

Greeley Marital Status

Greeley Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Greeley Married by Age and Sex

Greeley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Greeley Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Greeley Veterans

Greeley Veterans by War

4,980

Number of Veterans

4,425

Male Veterans

555

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,699
Second Gulf War934
First Gulf War778
Korea389
World War II187

Greeley Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,303
35 to 541,047
75+1,046
55 to 64877
18 to 34707

Greeley Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,4916.92%
Hispanic8403.33%
Other1683.28%
Black14910.25%
2 or More1045.97%
Indian415.63%
Asian272.82%

Greeley Veterans by Education

6.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greeley Employment Status

Greeley Employment by Age

64%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Greeley Employment by Race

Greeley Employment by Education

Greeley Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

53.03%

Born in Colorado

88.79%

Native Born

11.21%

Foreign Born

7.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.79% of Greeley residents were born in the United States, with 53.03% having been born in Colorado. 7.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.