Commerce City 68 Average
Commerce City Livability #219 ranked city in Colorado#14,054 ranked city in the USARanks better than 52% of areas
A+ Commerce City Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D- Commerce City Cost of Living Cost of living is 2% lower than Colorado
Commerce City
1099% more expensive than the US average
11111% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Commerce City cost of living
F Commerce City Crime Total crime is 16% higher than Colorado
Total crime
3,77961% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2761% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
7%Year over year crime is up
Commerce City crime
C- Commerce City Employment Household income is 8% higher than Colorado
Median household income
$67,78723% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$23,32622% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%10% lower than the US average
Commerce City employment
B- Commerce City Housing Home value is 14% lower than Colorado
Median home value
$228,50024% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,06612% higher than the US average
Home ownership
70%10% higher than the US average
Commerce City real estate or Commerce City rentals
F Commerce City Schools HS graduation rate is 14% lower than Colorado
High school grad. rates
75%10% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
23:144% higher than the US average
Commerce City K-12 schools
B Commerce City User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Commerce City
Overall user rating
73% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
75% 4 total surveys
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      Living in Commerce City, CO

      Commerce City is a mid-sized city located in the state of Colorado. The city has a population of 51,731 people. At 84%, the majority of the Commerce City population is White; this is followed by 3% Black and 2% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Commerce City are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 29% of the population also speak Spanish. Commerce City could be a great place for young adults and students as the average age of 31 years old is below the nation’s average. 75% of the people in Commerce City (over the age of 15) are married and 41% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      Are you trying to decide if living in Commerce City is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a positive experience before relocating to any new city in Colorado, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. The best areas in Commerce City and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from crime, weather, education, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Colorado and national averages.

      The livability score in Commerce City is 65/100 and the city is ranked in the 38th percentile of all cities across America. For each of the livability categories, we see that Commerce City ranks very well for amenities (A+) and housing (B-). Regrettably for Commerce City, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: crime (D-), cost of living (D-), weather (D) and education (F).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Commerce City has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Commerce City has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Commerce City. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Commerce City are affordable. Median real estate prices in Commerce City come in at $228,500, which is 13.6% lower than the Colorado average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Commerce City, the home price to income ratio is 3.4, which is 19% lower than the Colorado average. Real estate appreciation rates in Commerce City are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Commerce City homes comes in at 5.2%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 12%.

      Commerce City transportation information

      StatisticCommerce CityColoradoNational
      Average one way commute29min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work79.7%75.2%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.6%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.2%3.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%1.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.6%3.0%2.8%
      Working from home3.9%7.0%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Commerce City, CO data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).