Greeley, Colorado Population 2023

113,568

Greeley is a city located in Weld County Colorado. It is also the county seat of Weld County. With a 2023 population of 113,568, it is the 9th largest city in Colorado and the 287th largest city in the United States.Greeley is currently growing at a rate of 1.42% annually and its population has increased by 4.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 108,795 in 2020. Spanning over 49 miles, Greeley has a population density of 2,324 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greeley is $72,302 with a poverty rate of 18.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Greeley is 31.6 years, 30.8 years for males, and 32.5 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 Greeley was:

  • White: 85.21%
  • Two or more races: 5.87%
  • Other race: 4.04%
  • Black or African American: 2.47%
  • Asian: 1.45%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
The current population of Greeley, Colorado is 113,568 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 108,795.

Greeley, Colorado Population 2023

Greeley Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Greeley Population by Race

Greeley Population Pyramid 2023

Greeley Median Age

31.6

Total

30.8

Male

32.5

Female

Greeley Adults

There are 81,040 adults, (13,056 of whom are seniors) in Greeley.

Greeley Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Greeley Sex Ratio

Female53,35249.66%
Male54,09350.34%

Greeley Population by Age

Greeley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.49

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Greeley Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Greeley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greeley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 76.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.81%.

Greeley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$36,762

Average Earnings

$42,069

Average Male

$30,778

Average Female

Greeley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greeley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Greeley Language

75.43% of Greeley residents speak only English, while 24.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.45% of the population.

Greeley Language

Greeley Poverty by Race

rate

18.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.23%

Male Poverty Rate

18.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greeley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greeley is Black, with 44.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greeley is White, with 13.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.42%.

Greeley Poverty

Greeley Poverty Rate by Education

Greeley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greeley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Greeley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Greeley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Greeley 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 45-54.

Greeley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Greeley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,995

Number of Veterans

4,544

Male Veterans

451

Female Veterans

Greeley Veterans by War

Greeley Veterans by Age

count

Greeley Veterans by Race

Greeley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greeley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Greeley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Greeley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Greeley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.84%

Born in Greeley

87.70%

Native Born

11.06%

Foreign Born

7.31%

Non Citizen

3.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.70% of Greeley residents were born in the United States, with 51.84% having been born in Colorado. 7.31% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Greeley Population by Year