Greeley, Colorado Population 2020

111,476

Greeley is a city located in Weld County, Colorado. With a 2020 population of 111,476, it is the 11th largest city in Colorado and the 275th largest city in the United States. Greeley is currently growing at a rate of 1.89% annually and its population has increased by 20.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 92,889 in 2010. Spanning over 49 miles, Greeley has a population density of 2,282 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greeley is $69,675 with a poverty rate of 17.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $221,700. The median age in Greeley is 31 years, 31 years for males, and 31 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.6 males.

Population Growth

The [city has experienced significant growth](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greeley,_Colorado#Demographics) 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: 88.56%
  • Other race: 3.91%
  • Two or more races: 2.85%
  • Black or African American: 2.27%
  • Asian: 1.26%
  • Native American: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
The current population of Greeley, Colorado is 111,476, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 107,348. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 92,889.
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020332,3679,0312.72%
2019323,3369,0312.79%
2018314,3059,0312.87%
2017305,27410,3093.38%
2016294,9659,9323.37%
2015285,0338,9963.16%
2014276,0375,9112.14%
2013270,1266,0682.25%
2012264,0585,2752.00%
2011258,7834,5851.77%
2010254,1980.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White91,90688.56%
Some Other Race4,0583.91%
Two or More Races2,9612.85%
Black or African American2,3602.27%
Asian1,3051.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0280.99%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1550.15%

Greeley Population Pyramid 2020

Greeley Median Age

31


Total

31


Male

31


Female

Greeley Adults

There are 77,539 adults, (12,292 of whom are seniors) in Greeley.

Greeley Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Greeley Sex Ratio

Female

52,771

50.85%

Male

51,002

49.15%

Greeley Households and Families

Greeley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Greeley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All59.7%40.3%
Male53.8%46.2%
Non Family44.9%55.1%
Female40.8%59.2%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,9722.7159.7
Married17,1963.3876.1
Non Family12,2831.4544.9
Female4,7003.4840.8
Male1,793353.8

3.27

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Greeley Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,6957.62%
9th to 12th Grade5,1698.39%
High School Graduate16,28326.43%
Some College14,87224.14%
Associates Degree5,4138.79%
Bachelors Degree9,59515.57%
Graduate Degree5,5819.06%

Greeley Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White38,60236,45212,740
Hispanic20,14413,1291,653
Other Race2,6031,455155
Multiple Races1,224988353
Black1,016743214
Asian700490249
Native American66248439
Islander858541

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 48.24%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,523$42,573$29,579
Less Than High School$29,269$31,427$21,073
High School Grad$34,284$42,269$25,157
Some College$35,717$45,730$26,442
Bachelors Degree$43,801$52,545$38,519
Graduate Degree$53,489$59,783$49,418

$36,523

Average Earnings

$42,573

Average Male

$29,579

Average Female

Greeley Language

Greeley Language by Age

Greeley Language

73.92% of Greeley residents speak only English, while 26.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.99% of the population.

Greeley Poverty

Greeley Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic38,8697,68119.76%
White53,3617,39013.85%
Black2,00785242.45%
Other4,01074018.45%
Multiple2,80162522.31%
Asian1,25034827.84%
Native92321122.86%

17.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.81%

Male Poverty Rate

19.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greeley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greeley is Black, with 42.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greeley is White, with 13.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.48%
High School14.50%
Some College11.24%
Bachelors or Greater4.31%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.48%
Male Unemployed30.44%
Female Employed13.09%
Male Employed8.31%

Greeley Income

Greeley Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,007$69,675
Families$67,842$80,813
Married Families$78,750$93,234
Non Families$31,885$44,117

Greeley Marital Status

Greeley Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Greeley Married by Age and Sex

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

Greeley Veterans

5,099

Number of Veterans

4,616

Male Veterans

483

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,747
Second Gulf War929
First Gulf War786
Korea401
World War II170
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,6296.69%
Hispanic8763.36%
Other1384.50%
2 or More1256.99%
Black976.54%
Indian647.60%
Hawaiian2620.63%
Asian202.18%

$Greeley Veterans by Education

7.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greeley Employment Status

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

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

52.86%

Born in Colorado

88.71%

Native Born

11.29%

Foreign Born

7.63%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.71% of Greeley residents were born in the United States, with 52.86% having been born in Colorado. 7.63% 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
2020111,4762,0641.89%
2019109,4122,0641.92%
2018107,3487090.66%
2017106,6392,0641.97%
2016104,5752,9682.92%
2015101,6072,9583.00%
201498,6492,0552.13%
201396,5941,2551.32%
201295,3399461.00%
201194,3931,1291.21%
201093,26416,3341.94%
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%