Commerce City, Colorado Population 2020

61,313

Commerce City is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 61,313, it is the 18th largest city in Colorado and the 620th largest city in the United States. Commerce City is currently growing at a rate of 2.39% annually and its population has increased by 33.54% 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 1,716 people per square mile.

The average household income in Commerce City is $83,716 with a poverty rate of 11.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,262 per month, and the median house value is $289,600. The median age in Commerce City is 31.1 years, 30.7 years for males, and 31.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.8 males.

Commerce City Demographics

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

  • White: 82.74%
  • Other race: 5.81%
  • Two or more races: 4.41%
  • Black or African American: 4.31%
  • Asian: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Commerce City, Colorado is 61,313, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 58,449.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 45,913.

Commerce City, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,33782.74%
Some Other Race3,1845.81%
Two or More Races2,4164.41%
Black or African American2,3634.31%
Asian9541.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native5410.99%

Commerce City Population Pyramid 2020

Commerce City Median Age

31.1


Total

30.7


Male

31.4


Female

Commerce City Adults

There are 36,318 adults, (3,893 of whom are seniors) in Commerce City.

Commerce City Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57

Child Dependency Ratio

Commerce City Sex Ratio

Female

27,290

49.80%

Male

27,505

50.20%

Commerce City Households and Families

Commerce City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Commerce City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All71.4%28.6%
Male61.7%38.3%
Non Family61.4%38.6%
Female56.7%43.3%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,7743.4571.4
Married9,4494.1379
Non Family3,3281.361.4
Female1,9573.7656.7
Male1,0403.6261.7

3.88

Average Family Size

3.45

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Commerce City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7428.50%
9th to 12th Grade3,26310.11%
High School Graduate9,51829.50%
Some College6,90221.39%
Associates Degree2,6678.27%
Bachelors Degree4,83214.98%
Graduate Degree2,3367.24%

Commerce City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,29215,1684,643
Hispanic13,1398,6441,610
Other Race1,6761,040172
Black1,3101,084422
Multiple Races1,1691,086305
Asian599452152
Native American334287145

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 43.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,870$44,268$35,536
Less Than High School$30,342$33,090$20,292
High School Grad$34,623$40,676$27,891
Some College$42,209$53,132$36,306
Bachelors Degree$53,684$56,841$50,034
Graduate Degree$63,093$64,744$59,758

$40,870

Average Earnings

$44,268

Average Male

$35,536

Average Female

Commerce City Language

Commerce City Language by Age

Commerce City Language

67.08% of Commerce City residents speak only English, while 32.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.59% of the population.

Commerce City Poverty

Commerce City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic25,7804,23716.44%
White23,7841,5586.55%
Other3,18457117.93%
Black2,33937916.20%
Asian954899.33%
Multiple2,406702.91%
Native5056212.28%

11.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.65%

Male Poverty Rate

12.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Commerce City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Commerce City is Other, with 17.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Commerce City is Multiple, with 2.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.65%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.13%
High School8.85%
Some College5.26%
Bachelors or Greater2.98%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.71%
Male Unemployed15.90%
Female Employed4.97%
Male Employed4.63%

Commerce City Income

Commerce City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,621$83,716
Families$78,172$88,692
Married Families$88,951-
Non Families$46,667$54,123

Commerce City Marital Status

Commerce City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Commerce City Married by Age and Sex

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

Commerce City Veterans

2,602

Number of Veterans

2,362

Male Veterans

240

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam798
First Gulf War741
Second Gulf War554
Korea110
World War II67
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2747.46%
Hispanic6153.95%
Black18312.53%
Other703.57%
2 or More362.78%
Asian203.22%
Indian195.08%

$Commerce City Veterans by Education

4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Commerce City Employment Status

72.7%

Labor Force Participation

69.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Commerce City 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

57.33%

Born in Colorado

85.84%

Native Born

14.16%

Foreign Born

8.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.84% of Commerce City residents were born in the United States, with 57.33% having been born in Colorado. 8.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202061,3131,4322.39%
201959,8811,4322.45%
201858,4492,3864.26%
201756,0631,4322.62%
201654,6311,3862.60%
201553,2451,6943.29%
201451,5511,7543.52%
201349,7971,2152.50%
201248,5821,0252.16%
201147,5571,3853.00%
201046,17225,1818.20%
200020,9914,5252.46%
199016,4662320.14%
198016,234-1,173-0.70%
197017,4078,4376.85%
19608,9700.00%