Commerce City, Colorado Population 2020

56,448
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Commerce City is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 56,448, it is the 18th largest city in Colorado and the 606th largest city in the United States. Commerce City is currently declining at a rate of -6.44% annually but its population has increased by 22.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,913 in 2010. Spanning over 36 miles, Commerce City has a population density of 1,580 people per square mile.

The average household income in Commerce City is $91,184 with a poverty rate of 11.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,286 per month, and the median house value is $320,100. The median age in Commerce City is 31.6 years, 31.3 years for males, and 31.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.4 males.

Commerce City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Commerce City was:

  • White: 81.61%
  • Other race: 6.85%
  • Black or African American: 4.38%
  • Two or more races: 4.21%
  • Asian: 1.95%
  • Native American: 0.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of Commerce City, Colorado is 56,448, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 54,795.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 45,913.

Commerce City, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,06681.61%
Some Other Race3,8656.85%
Black or African American2,4734.38%
Two or More Races2,3754.21%
Asian1,1031.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native5110.91%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander550.10%
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Commerce City Population by Race

Commerce City Population Pyramid 2020

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Commerce City Median Age

31.6


Total

31.3


Male

31.8


Female

Commerce City Adults

There are 37,812 adults, (4,196 of whom are seniors) in Commerce City.

Commerce City Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Commerce City Sex Ratio

Female

28,172

49.91%

Male

28,276

50.09%

Commerce City Population by Age

Commerce City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Commerce City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All74%26%
Male66.1%33.9%
Non Family61.1%38.9%
Female59.8%40.2%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Commerce City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,3323.4374
Married9,8834.0882.1
Non Family3,3491.361.1
Female2,0463.6759.8
Male1,0543.766.1

3.84

Average Family Size

3.43

Average Household Size

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Commerce City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5977.71%
9th to 12th Grade3,65310.84%
High School Graduate9,90429.40%
Some College7,18521.33%
Associates Degree2,9048.62%
Bachelors Degree5,14915.29%
Graduate Degree2,2936.81%
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Commerce City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Commerce City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,24915,1774,844
Hispanic14,5489,8161,715
Other Race2,1301,387272
Black1,2461,027327
Multiple Races1,1661,048332
Asian773581216
Native American319234103
Islander4141

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 native american people with a rate of 32.29%.

Commerce City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,249$48,300$35,426
Less Than High School$30,731$35,824$20,460
High School Grad$36,622$42,840$30,011
Some College$46,901$59,813$35,585
Bachelors Degree$54,444$59,399$50,196
Graduate Degree$64,443$71,611$56,891

$42,249

Average Earnings

$48,300

Average Male

$35,426

Average Female

Commerce City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Commerce City Language by Age

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Commerce City Language

66.68% of Commerce City residents speak only English, while 33.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.16% of the population.

Commerce City Language

Commerce City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic27,5344,44516.14%
White23,4951,6266.92%
Other3,84169218.02%
Black2,46635114.23%
Multiple2,3711054.43%
Native4777415.51%
Asian1,103716.44%

11.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.16%

Male Poverty Rate

13.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Commerce City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Commerce City is Other, with 18.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Commerce City is Multiple, with 4.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.13%.

Commerce City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.27%
High School10.30%
Some College5.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.15%

Commerce City Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.53%
Male Unemployed15.56%
Female Employed5.39%
Male Employed4.57%

Commerce City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Commerce City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$77,065$91,184
Families$82,605$96,340
Married Families$94,553-
Non Families$48,524$59,586
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Income by Household Type

Commerce City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Commerce City Married by Age and Sex

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Commerce City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Commerce City Marital Status by Race

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Commerce City Marital Status

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2,639

Number of Veterans

2,475

Male Veterans

164

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War774
Vietnam755
Second Gulf War712
Korea104
World War II39

Commerce City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,110
65 to 74577
55 to 64428
75+292
18 to 34232

Commerce City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2557.19%
Hispanic6273.67%
Black17011.78%
Other974.00%
2 or More453.44%
Asian384.83%
Indian349.55%

Commerce City Veterans by Race

Commerce City Veterans by Education

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6.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Commerce City Veterans by Education

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72.8%

Labor Force Participation

69.4%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Commerce City Employment by Age

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Commerce City Employment by Race

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Commerce City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.24%

Born in Colorado

84.30%

Native Born

15.70%

Foreign Born

9.21%

Non Citizen

6.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.30% of Commerce City residents were born in the United States, with 57.24% having been born in Colorado. 9.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Commerce City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202062,3485,900
202056,448-3,888-6.44%
201960,3363,888
201956,448-1,876-3.22%
201858,3243,529
201854,795-1,130-2.02%
201755,9253,020
201752,905-1,618-2.97%
201654,5232,792
201651,731-1,430-2.69%
201553,1612,815
201550,346-1,122-2.18%
201451,4682,676
201448,792-925-1.86%
201349,7172,478
201347,239-1,265-2.61%
201248,5042,967
201245,537-1,970-4.15%
201147,5073,968
201143,539-2,589-5.61%
201046,128215
201045,91324,9228.14%
200020,9914,5252.46%
199016,4662320.14%
198016,234-1,173-0.70%
197017,4078,4376.85%
19608,9700.00%

Commerce City Population by Year