Greeley, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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Greeley, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Greeley had a population of 107,972 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greeley: Greely.

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Greeley, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 107,972
Population in Households 103,220
Population in Familes 80,524
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,752
Population Density2 2,291
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $53,337
Average Household Income $71,948
Per Capita Income $26,438


Total Housing Units 41,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,414 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,275 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,459 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $252,258
Average Home Value $301,853


Total Households 38,689
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 24,377
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.82% 1.27%
Households 1.77% 1.29%
Families 1.66% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

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, 2018 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 # 12 98th
Population Density # 65 86th
Diversity Index # 61 87th
Median Household Income # 251 45th
Per Capita Income # 300 35th

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