Commerce City, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 49,799 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +137.2%
Males: 25,100  (50.4%)
Females: 24,699  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  30.4 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 80022, 80216, 80229.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,134 (it was $33,680 in 2000)
Commerce City:

$60,134
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,478 (it was $13,445 in 2000)

Commerce City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $181,990 (it was $109,600 in 2000)
Commerce City:

$181,990
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $189,567; Detached houses: $197,657; Townhouses or other attached units: $177,409; In 2-unit structures: $134,783; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $156,113; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $103,684; Mobile homes: $18,413

Median gross rent in 2012: $927.

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  • Hispanic - 22,436 (47.5%)
  • White alone - 20,984 (44.4%)
  • Black alone - 1,575 (3.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1,217 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 900 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 119 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 98 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Commerce City: 105.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.9%), Irish (7.4%), English (4.0%), United States (3.3%), French (1.9%), Dutch (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5166 feet

Land area: 25.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,927 people per square mile   (low).

Commerce City,CO real estate house value index trend

Commerce City, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Commerce City:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Commerce City city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

7,559 residents are foreign born

This city:  16.0%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 74 registered sex offenders living in Commerce City, Colorado as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Commerce City to the number of sex offenders is 654 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,223 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,044 (0.8%)

Commerce City satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 1998: 56 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 1999: 257 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2000: 361 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2001: 680 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2002: 951 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2003: 1185 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2004: 1750 buildings, average cost: $192,800
  • 2005: 1605 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2006: 816 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2007: 474 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2008: 207 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2009: 128 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2010: 221 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2011: 112 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2012: 192 buildings, average cost: $159,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.84 N, Longitude: 104.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,856 (+10.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,965 (18.4%)

Commerce City household income distribution Commerce City home values distribution

Crime rates in Commerce City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2005
Murders 24025
per 100,000 10.618.60.08.316.6
Rapes 51010175
per 100,000 26.546.445.570.416.6
Robberies 2641173519
per 100,000 137.9190.277.3144.963.0
Assaults 9413212412398
per 100,000 498.7612.3563.8509.1325.1
Burglaries 227315274358403
per 100,000 1204.21461.11245.91481.71336.8
Thefts 1,1711,2718751,4271,254
per 100,000 6212.25895.43978.55906.24159.8
Auto thefts 282350410375370
per 100,000 1496.01623.51864.21552.11227.4
Arson 7120154
per 100,000 37.155.70.062.113.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 324.5) 639.0725.1570.5685.4490.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Commerce City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 117 (91 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Colorado average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,150 (+24.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Commerce City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Commerce City, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Commerce City:

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

Heliports located in Commerce City:

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:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Commerce City:

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

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.330. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 18.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.42
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 26.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.54
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00504. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00504
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.7%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.4% for American Indian residents, 33.2% for other race residents, 10.5% for two or more races residents)
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

Commerce City, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Commerce City compared to Colorado 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 below state average.
  • House age below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Commerce City travel time to work - commute Commerce City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Commerce City:

(Commerce City, Colorado Neighborhood Map)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.35%
Here: 30.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchJewishLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents54.7%6.2%4.0%3.7%3.6%
Congregations5.2%8.7%1.2%4.0%5.2%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.3%2.9%2.6%2.4%16.7%
Congregations7.5%4.6%3.5%1.2%59.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Adams County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

24.3%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.0%
State:

9.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2006)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 24$88,877$44,4393$3,206
Police Protection - Officers 74$464,285$75,2890$0
Judicial and Legal 3$10,229$40,9160$0
Other Government Administration 38$185,334$58,5279$15,299
Other and Unallocable 34$127,560$45,02110$10,319
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10$44,353$53,2240$0
Parks and Recreation 31$120,856$46,78372$48,546
Streets and Highways 33$141,842$51,5791$390
Financial Administration 33$161,987$58,9040$0
Totals for Government 280$1,345,322$57,65795$77,760

Commerce City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,730,000 ($195.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,657,000 ($93.52)
    Regular Highways: $4,650,000 ($93.38)
    General - Other: $4,013,000 ($80.58)
    Central Staff Services: $2,894,000 ($58.11)
    Financial Administration: $2,084,000 ($41.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,905,000 ($38.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,225,000 ($24.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $726,000 ($14.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $236,000 ($4.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,498,000 ($30.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,901,000 ($319.30)

Commerce City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,536,000 ($50.92)
    All Other: $2,110,000 ($42.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $552,000 ($11.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $304,000 ($6.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,564,000 ($31.41)
    Fines and Forfeits: $704,000 ($14.14)
    General Revenue, NEC: $693,000 ($13.92)
    Special Assessments: $87,000 ($1.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,900,000 ($58.23)
    General Local Government Support: $129,000 ($2.59)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,809,000 ($678.91)
    Other License: $3,618,000 ($72.65)
    Property: $3,531,000 ($70.91)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,751,000 ($35.16)
    Pari-mutuels Sales: $169,000 ($3.39)
    Motor Vehicle License: $130,000 ($2.61)

Commerce City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,340,000 ($689.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,505,000 ($351.51)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,370,000 ($348.80)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,602,000 ($152.65)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,722,000 ($134.98)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $880,000 ($17.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $535,000 ($10.74)

Commerce City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,970,000 ($340.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $69,916,000 ($1403.96)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,722,000 ($134.98)

10.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,686 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.07%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($90 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.02%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Denver County, CO  1.99% ($31,740 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  1.42% ($35,073)
from Arapahoe County, CO  1.25% ($30,991)


9.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.45%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($166 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  1.96% ($30,500 average AGI)
to Arapahoe County, CO  1.29% ($32,793)
to Jefferson County, CO  1.27% ($35,754)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Commerce City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 72
Total length: 476 meters (1,562ft)
Total costs: $3,951,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,488,951
Total average daily truck traffic: 188,954

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 6
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 12
  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 6
  • 1990-1999: 19
  • 2000-2009: 15
  • 2010-2012: 2
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Commerce City

See full 2006 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
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

Commerce City on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
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  • John E. Robinson (5)
  • Alan Hooks (4)
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  • Robert Michael Miller (3)
  • Jim Bob Oney (3)
  • Tim Bruffey (3)
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Total of 79 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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