Greeley, Colorado Population 2021

110,997
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Greeley is a city located in Weld County Colorado. It is also the county seat of Weld County. With a 2020 population of 110,997, it is the 11th largest city in Colorado and the 274th largest city in the United States . Greeley is currently growing at a rate of 1.07% annually and its population has increased by 19.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 92,889 in 2010. Greeley reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 49 miles, Greeley has a population density of 2,272 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greeley is $72,302 with a poverty rate of 16.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,007 per month, and the median house value is $247,700. The median age in Greeley is 31.5 years, 31.2 years for males, and 32 years for females.

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.

Greeley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Greeleywas:

  • White: 88.31%
  • Other race: 3.70%
  • Two or more races: 2.83%
  • Black or African American: 2.41%
  • Asian: 1.37%
  • Native American: 1.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
The current population of Greeley, Colorado is 110,997 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 108,649.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 92,889.

Greeley, Colorado Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021343,8469,6772.81%
2020334,1699,6772.90%
2019324,4929,6772.98%
2018314,8158,9302.84%
2017305,88510,1733.33%
2016295,7129,8933.35%
2015285,8198,7073.05%
2014277,1126,9472.51%
2013270,1656,0342.23%
2012264,1315,3042.01%
2011258,8274,6201.78%
2010254,2070.00%

Greeley Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93,51088.31%
Some Other Race3,9143.70%
Two or More Races2,9972.83%
Black or African American2,5522.41%
Asian1,4511.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2401.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2240.21%
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Greeley Population by Race

Greeley Population Pyramid $2021

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Greeley Median Age

31.5


Total

31.2


Male

32


Female

Greeley Adults

There are 79,645 adults, (12,563 of whom are seniors) in Greeley.

Greeley Age Dependency

57.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Greeley Sex Ratio

Female

53,231

50.27%

Male

52,657

49.73%

Greeley Population by Age

Greeley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greeley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female40.4%59.6%
Non Family46%54%
Male52.4%47.6%
All59.6%40.4%
Married74.8%25.2%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greeley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,5892.7259.6
Married17,8033.3974.8
Non Family12,5251.4546
Female4,5003.5140.4
Male1,7613.0152.4

3.3

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Greeley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,8537.63%
9th to 12th Grade4,9837.83%
High School Graduate17,31427.21%
Some College14,89523.41%
Associates Degree5,7819.08%
Bachelors Degree9,77015.35%
Graduate Degree6,0379.49%
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Greeley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greeley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White39,74637,70113,292
Hispanic20,73413,5941,742
Other Race2,5071,351167
2+ Races1,232932231
Black1,184938196
Asian841673365
Native American77566662
Islander13613626

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 asian people with a rate of 43.40%.

Greeley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,168$44,176$30,721
Less Than 9th Grade$30,173$32,305$20,801
High School Graduate$35,622$42,839$25,592
Some College$37,241$47,751$28,360
Bachelors Degree$45,819$52,791$40,919
Graduate Degree$54,858$61,397$49,916

$38,168

Average Earnings

$44,176

Average Male

$30,721

Average Female

Greeley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greeley Language by Age

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Greeley Language

74.33% of Greeley residents speak only English, while 25.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.76% of the population.

Greeley Language

Greeley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic39,2857,71419.64%
White54,8016,96912.72%
Black2,20275334.20%
Multiple2,79369324.81%
Other3,89461415.77%
Asian1,41032222.84%
Native1,13228925.53%

16.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.55%

Male Poverty Rate

18.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greeley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greeley is Black, with 34.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greeley is White, with 12.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.37%.

Greeley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.65%
High School13.36%
Some College10.92%
Bachelors or Greater4.02%

Greeley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.83%
Male Unemployed29.43%
Female Employed12.14%
Male Employed7.86%

Greeley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greeley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,586$72,302
Families$71,782$84,562
Married Families$82,826$96,966
Non Families$31,718$45,330
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Income by Household Type

Greeley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Greeley Married by Age and Sex

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Greeley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Greeley Marital Status by Race

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Greeley Marital Status

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4,954

Number of Veterans

4,503

Male Veterans

451

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,726
Second Gulf War863
First Gulf War807
Korea319
World War II145

Greeley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,411
75+1,095
35 to 541,051
55 to 64910
18 to 34487

Greeley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,5046.35%
Hispanic8213.06%
Other Race1344.49%
2+ Races1236.93%
Black1167.13%
Native American353.59%
Asian222.08%
Islander2011.49%

Greeley Veterans by Race

Greeley Veterans by Education

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7.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greeley Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Greeley Employment by Age

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Greeley Employment by Race

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Greeley 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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52.56%

Born in Greeley

88.49%

Native Born

11.51%

Foreign Born

7.40%

Non Citizen

4.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.49% of Greeley residents were born in the United States, with 52.56% having been born in Colorado. 7.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Greeley Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021110,9971,1741.07%
2020109,8231,1741.08%
2019108,6491,1741.09%
2018107,4756950.65%
2017106,7802,0291.94%
2016104,7512,9882.94%
2015101,7632,7082.73%
201499,0552,2072.28%
201396,8481,2511.31%
201295,5971,1311.20%
201194,4661,1581.24%
201093,30816,3781.95%
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 by Year