Commerce City, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 55,923 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +166.4%
Males: 27,757  (49.6%)
Females: 28,166  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

31.3 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80022, 80216, 80229.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,340 (it was $33,680 in 2000)
Commerce City:

$47,340
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,723 (it was $13,445 in 2000)

Commerce City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $238,537 (it was $109,600 in 2000)
Commerce City:

$238,537
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $312,503; detached houses: $326,097; townhouses or other attached units: $268,415; in 2-unit structures: $103,265; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,339; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $252,338; mobile homes: $7,478

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,255.

March 2019 cost of living index in Commerce City: 109.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.4%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.1% for Black residents, 20.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.1% for American Indian residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 2.8% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Commerce City, CO (2017)
    • 25,44846.9%Hispanic
    • 24,34744.9%White alone
    • 1,8313.4%Black alone
    • 1,1312.1%Asian alone
    • 1,1582.1%Two or more races
    • 2270.4%American Indian alone
    • 1270.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.01%Other race alone

Races in Commerce City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 113 registered sex offenders living in Commerce City, Colorado as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Commerce City is 475 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Commerce City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(16.6)
2
(5.7)
3
(7.1)
2
(4.5)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.1)
7
(14.7)
1
(2.0)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(16.6)
14
(40.2)
12
(28.3)
21
(47.2)
21
(45.7)
20
(42.8)
39
(83.5)
27
(56.7)
36
(73.2)
50
(98.5)
48
(90.1)
52
(94.0)
54
(95.6)
66
(114.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
19
(63.0)
27
(77.5)
29
(68.4)
18
(40.5)
17
(37.0)
12
(25.7)
23
(49.2)
17
(35.7)
20
(40.7)
17
(33.5)
25
(46.9)
40
(72.3)
39
(69.1)
45
(78.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
98
(325.1)
134
(384.7)
116
(273.7)
121
(272.2)
87
(189.5)
86
(183.9)
103
(220.5)
119
(250.1)
99
(201.2)
131
(258.1)
152
(285.4)
149
(269.2)
217
(384.3)
274
(476.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
403
(1,337)
401
(1,151)
377
(889.4)
284
(638.9)
255
(555.4)
229
(489.6)
243
(520.2)
295
(619.9)
250
(508.1)
226
(445.3)
213
(399.9)
230
(415.6)
240
(425.0)
269
(468.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,254
(4,160)
1,005
(2,885)
940
(2,218)
912
(2,052)
814
(1,773)
953
(2,038)
870
(1,862)
1,001
(2,103)
1,113
(2,262)
1,219
(2,402)
1,247
(2,341)
1,127
(2,036)
1,287
(2,279)
1,231
(2,142)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
370
(1,227)
258
(740.6)
209
(493.1)
189
(425.2)
174
(379.0)
155
(331.4)
114
(244.0)
124
(260.6)
183
(372.0)
186
(366.5)
266
(499.4)
410
(740.9)
316
(559.6)
326
(567.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(13.3)
5
(14.4)
6
(14.2)
9
(20.2)
6
(13.1)
7
(15.0)
6
(12.8)
6
(12.6)
7
(14.2)
9
(17.7)
15
(28.2)
11
(19.9)
25
(44.3)
8
(13.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)488.5399.1302.5274.2230.1221.0260.4283.9270.9301.0304.9320.5353.9374.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Commerce City, CO

Crime rate in Commerce City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 132 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Colorado average:

2.17
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Commerce City, CO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (7.5%), American (6.5%), Irish (2.5%), English (2.1%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5166 feet

Land area: 25.8 square miles.

Population density: 2,164 people per square mile   (low).

Commerce City, Colorado map

7,727 residents are foreign born (11.6% Latin America).

This city:

14.2%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,653 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,039 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Thornton, CO (5.2 miles , pop. 82,384).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (5.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (590.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Derby, CO (0.9 miles ),
Welby, CO (1.9 miles ),
North Washington, CO (2.2 miles ),
Thornton, CO (2.3 miles ),
Sherrelwood, CO (2.3 miles ),
West Adams, CO (2.3 miles ),
Twin Lakes, CO (2.4 miles ),
Northglenn, CO (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 39.84 N, Longitude: 104.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,707 (+10.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,203 (20.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Commerce City, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Commerce City, CO in 2017
Commerce City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Colorado:

3.0%
Historical population in Commerce City, CO
Historical housing units in Commerce City, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +4,150 (+24.6%).
Most common industries in Commerce City, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (2.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (2.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Commerce City, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Construction laborers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Commerce City, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Commerce City, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 104. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.305. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.305
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.857. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.857
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 29.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00502. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00502
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Commerce City-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Commerce City city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 9.5 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Commerce City-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 180.1 miles away from Commerce City center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 543.1 miles away from Commerce City center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 423.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 274.6 miles away from Commerce City center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 374.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Commerce City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Commerce City:

  • WOODRIDGE PARK NURSING AND REHABILITATION (7150 POPLAR STREET)
  • WOODRIDGE TERRACE NURSING AND REHABILITATION (5230 EAST 66TH WAY)
  • COMMERCE CITY DIALYSIS (DVA) (6320 HOLLY ST)

Amtrak stations near Commerce City:

  • 9 miles: DENVER (1701 WYNKOOP ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: DENVER INTERNATIONAL AP'T (DENVER, DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Commerce City:

  • Regis University (about 8 miles; Denver, CO; Full-time enrollment: 6,975)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 9 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,727)
  • Front Range Community College (about 9 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)
  • Emily Griffith Technical College (about 9 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (about 9 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 17,242)
  • Community College of Denver (about 9 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 11 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)

Public high schools in Commerce City:

  • ADAMS CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,428, Location: 7200 QUEBEC PARKWAY, Grades: 9-12)
  • LESTER R ARNOLD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 213, Location: 6500 EAST 72ND AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • VICTORY PREPARATORY ACADEMY HIGH STATE CHARTER SCH (Location: 5701 QUEBEC STREET, Grades: 9-10, Charter school)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Commerce City:

Private elementary/middle school in Commerce City:

  • PRIMROSE SCHOOL AT REUNION (Students: 60, Location: 17050 E 103RD AVE, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Commerce City

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Community Leadership Academy Charter School K-8 340 Students 6880 Holly Street, Commerce City, CO 80022

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Commerce City: Hazeltine Siding (A), Mile High Greyhound Park (B), Rocky Mountain Speedway (C), Rock Mountain Industrial Park (D), Central Treatment Plant (E), Tower Landfill (F), Buffalo Run Golf Course (G), Anythink Commerce City Library (H), Colorado Refining Company Fire Department (I), South Adams County Fire Department Station 7 (J), Colorado State Patrol Adams County Troop Office 1D (K), Commerce City Police Department (L), Adams County Sheriff's Office Substation (M), South Adams County Fire Department Station 6 (N), South Adams County Fire Department Station 5 (O), South Adams County Fire Department Station 4 (P), South Adams County Fire Department Station 3 (Q), South Adams County Fire Department Station 2 (R), South Adams County Fire Department Station 1 (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Parkway Market Center Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Commerce City include: Denver United Christian Liberty Evangelical Church (A), Light of Life Church of God in Christ (B), Soul Care Full Gospel Center (C), Rose Hill Tabernacle (D), Our Saviour Lutheran Church (E), Our Lady Mother of the Church (F), Goode Centennial United Methodist Church (G), Derby Bible Church (H), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Rose Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Pikeview Reservoir (A), Pikeview Reservoir Number 2 (B), Vail Reservoir (C), Vaile Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Sand Creek (A), First Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Commerce City include: Monaco Park (1), Los Valientes Park (2), Fairfax Park (3), Gottlieb and Rose Egli House (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Gray Line Tours of Denver (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 5855 East 56th Avenue) (1), A 1 Quality Mobile Wash (6510 East 64th Avenue) (2), Balloon Safari (6510 East 64th Avenue) (3), Riehl Enterprises (6510 East 64th Avenue) (4), Star Amusements (5275 East 67th Place) (5), Colorado Charter Lines Inc (Tours & Charters; 4960 Locust Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hi-U Inn Motel (7711 Brighton Road) (1), Clearview Motel (7750 Highway 2) (2), Crestline Motor Hotel (7330 Brighton Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.1 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

76.6%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Commerce City in 2010:

  • 191 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 127 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 29 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Commerce City in 2000:

  • 185 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 31 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Commerce City (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Reunion Village at 18220 E 104th Avenue, Suite 101, branch established on 2006/11/21; Parkway Center Branch at 6025 E Parkway Drive, branch established on 1996/03/04. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Valley Bank & Trust: Commerce City Branch at 6990 East 72nd Avenue, branch established on 1996/10/28. Info updated 2007/11/29: Bank assets: $245.2 mil, Deposits: $220.9 mil, headquarters in Brighton, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Valley Bancorp, Inc.
  • FirstBank: 104th And Chambers Branch at 15250 East 104th Avenue, branch established on 2009/10/28. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company
  • KeyBank National Association: Commerce City North Branch at 6565 East 73rd Avenue, branch established on 1950/06/03. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Commerce City King Soopers Branch at 4850 East 62nd Avenue, branch established on 2004/07/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Parkway Plaza Branch at 4952 E 62nd Ave, Ste A9, branch established on 2008/09/25. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Academy Bank, National Association: Dahlia Street Branch at 5990 Dahlia Street, branch established on 2004/10/31. Info updated 2008/06/10: Bank assets: $282.1 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • Bank of the West: Commerce City Branch at 7326 Magnolia Street, branch established on 1992/07/14. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

For population 15 years and over in Commerce City:

Marital status in Commerce City, CO
  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Commerce City:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Commerce City
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Commerce City:

(Commerce City, Colorado Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Commerce City, CO (based on Adams County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic70,59811
Evangelical Protestant34,568159
Other17,15738
Mainline Protestant7,13333
Black Protestant1952
Orthodox-1
None311,952-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Here:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Adams County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 104
Adams County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 196
This county:

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adams County:

6.8%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.3%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.0%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Commerce City:

46.9%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Commerce City:

45.8%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Commerce City:

21.8%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.7%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Commerce City:

32.2%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

54.8%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Commerce City:

80.5%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Commerce City, CO Residents

Commerce City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,240,000 ($272.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,846,000 ($176.06)
    General - Other: $7,838,000 ($140.16)
    Regular Highways: $7,389,000 ($132.13)
    Central Staff Services: $4,163,000 ($74.44)
    Financial Administration: $3,463,000 ($61.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,946,000 ($52.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,520,000 ($27.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,311,000 ($398.96)

Commerce City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $75,000 ($1.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $476,000 ($8.51)
    Other: $20,000 ($0.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,386,000 ($114.19)
    Interest Earnings: $2,105,000 ($37.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($0.23)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,616,000 ($28.90)
    General Local Government Support: $103,000 ($1.84)
    Other: $97,000 ($1.73)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $50,463,000 ($902.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,977,000 ($53.23)
    Property: $2,543,000 ($45.47)
    Other License: $1,575,000 ($28.16)
    Motor Vehicle License: $197,000 ($3.52)

Commerce City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,401,000 ($4030.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $222,405,000 ($3976.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,977,000 ($1090.37)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,980,000 ($1036.78)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $30,184,000 ($539.74)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $29,577,000 ($528.89)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $607,000 ($10.85)

Commerce City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,885,000 ($230.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $142,199,000 ($2542.76)

11.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.56%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($95 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.03%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Denver County, CO  2.38% ($44,025 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  1.98% ($49,978)
from Arapahoe County, CO  1.52% ($42,744)


10.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,065 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.57%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($134 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Denver County, CO  1.76% ($41,055 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, CO  1.65% ($52,727)
to Arapahoe County, CO  1.43% ($42,461)
Businesses in Commerce City, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's3
Arby's1Pizza Hut2
AutoZone1Popeyes1
Carl\s Jr.1SONIC Drive-In1
Chipotle1Starbucks1
Church's Chicken1Subway2
Cricket Wireless1T-Mobile1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx6U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS6
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Commerce City:

  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKFN (950 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KJME (1390 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JO-MOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNUS (710 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Commerce City:

  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Commerce City:

  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Commerce City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 123Number of bridges
  • 1,709ft / 521mTotal length
  • $42,316,000Total costs
  • 1,846,855Total average daily traffic
  • 195,537Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,383,316Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Commerce City, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 161960-1969
  • 111970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 291990-1999
  • 412000-2009
  • 122010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Commerce City, CO
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED476$161,108166$121,988586$189,43828$43,5251$40,00081$97,24910$67,344
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED33$159,93411$151,61484$185,9485$48,1040$06$182,5780$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED75$160,56746$143,327257$174,92237$32,8230$039$118,8757$76,209
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN41$149,36124$131,356163$182,8196$83,4380$014$96,8031$51,810
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$127,0538$119,01567$173,8872$145,3250$04$84,0151$49,040

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0085.12 , 0085.23, 0087.03, 0087.05, 0087.06, 0088.01, 0088.02, 0089.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$187,46721$206,4451$222,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$171,0818$280,7491$250,420
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$145,0438$207,1700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$196,0382$241,7350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$285,1701$125,3700$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0085.12 , 0085.23, 0087.03, 0087.05, 0087.06, 0088.01, 0088.02, 0089.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Commerce City, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Commerce City, CO - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 83. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 154 took place in 2004, and the least - 9 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Commerce City, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (36.8%), and Outside Fires (35.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Commerce City, CO
    • 48836.8%Structure Fires
    • 46435.0%Outside Fires
    • 31023.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 634.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Commerce City, CO
Most common first names in Commerce City, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13472.2 years
William10874.3 years
Mary10075.1 years
Robert9069.2 years
James7470.6 years
George7071.6 years
Charles5772.6 years
Frank4769.3 years
Edward4672.6 years
Joe4170.2 years
Most common last names in Commerce City, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez5570.4 years
Smith4474.7 years
Miller4373.3 years
Garcia3873.5 years
Romero3168.4 years
Johnson3172.8 years
Medina2667.8 years
Brown2566.9 years
Davis2375.3 years
Jones2271.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Commerce City, CO
  • 82.0%Utility gas
  • 16.4%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Commerce City, CO
  • 63.2%Utility gas
  • 35.4%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Commerce City compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Commerce City on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 (80216) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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