Commerce City, ColoradoCommerce City
is a city located in Adams County, Colorado
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 20,991.
Geography\nCommerce City is located at 39°50'27" North, 104°54'4" West (39.840735, -104.901139)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 67.0 km²
). 66.9 km² (25.8 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 20,991 people, 6,668 households, and 4,974 families residing in the city. The population density
is 313.6/km² (812.2/mi²). There are 6,873 housing units at an average density of 102.7/km² (265.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 65.56% White, 2.04% African American
, 1.73% Native American
, 0.63% Asian
, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 25.68% from other races, and 4.32% from two or more races. 52.86% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 6,668 households out of which 38.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% are married couples living together, 16.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% are non-families. 19.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.10 and the average family size is 3.51.
In the city the population is spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 11.5% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 109.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 111.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $33,680, and the median income for a family is $37,279. Males have a median income of $28,450 versus $22,877 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,445. 19.4% of the population and 15.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 22.5% are under the age of 18 and 15.1% are 65 or older.