The City of Commerce City had a population of 51,501 as of July 1, 2016. Commerce City ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Commerce City is located at latitude 39.883 and longitude -104.7954 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the City of Commerce City (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.41 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,157 feet.
The City of Commerce City (GNIS ID: 2410212) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Commerce City is located within Brighton Division of Adams County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Commerce City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Commerce City: Commerce Town, Derby.
|Population in Households||51,148|
|Population in Familes||44,389|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||353|
|Average Household Size||3.19|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||16,737 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||10,838 (64.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,194 (31.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||705 ( 4.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$243,296|
|Average Home Value||$258,709|
|Median Household Income||$67,338|
|Average Household Income||$79,438|
|Per Capita Income||$25,050|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||4.2%|
|Per Capita Income||3.37%|
The table below compares Commerce City to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 19||96th|
|Population Density1||# 118||74th|
|Diversity Index2||# 10||98th|
|Median Household Income||# 125||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 304||34th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.