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Greeley, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Greeley had a population of 101,706 as of July 1, 2016. Greeley ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Greeley is located at latitude 40.414 and longitude -104.771 in Weld County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greeley (see map below) encompass a land area of 47.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Weld County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,675 feet.

The City of Greeley (GNIS ID: 2410654) 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 Greeley is located within Greeley Division of Weld County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greeley 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 Greeley: Greely.

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Greeley, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 101,706
Population in Households 96,974
Population in Familes 75,342
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,732
Population Density1 2,158
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 36,467
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 23,050
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 39,300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,551 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,916 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,833 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $196,762
Average Home Value $242,169


Median Household Income $49,040
Average Household Income $65,426
Per Capita Income $24,158
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.44% 1.26%
Households 1.38% 1.24%
Families 1.28% 1.1%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Greeley, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greeley 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 13 97th
Population Density1 # 65 86th
Diversity Index2 # 66 86th
Median Household Income # 275 40th
Per Capita Income # 322 30th

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