Population: 98,975Median home value: $183,300 67 Ranks better than 45% of areas

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A+ Greeley Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Greeley Cost of Living Cost of living is 12% lower than Colorado
955% less expensive than the US average
1088% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Greeley cost of living
D+ Greeley Crime Total crime is 3% lower than Colorado
Total crime
2,9879% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 349% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Greeley crime
D Greeley Employment Household income is 19% lower than Colorado
Median household income
$50,4839% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$23,74020% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%13% higher than the US average
Greeley employment
B+ Greeley Housing Home value is 31% lower than Colorado
Median home value
$183,3001% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$83112% lower than the US average
Home ownership
57%10% lower than the US average
Greeley real estate or Greeley rentals
F Greeley Schools HS graduation rate is 10% lower than Colorado
High school grad. rates
79%5% lower than the US average
School test scores
22%55% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:1equal to the US average
Greeley K-12 schools or Greeley colleges

Living in Greeley, CO

Greeley, Colorado is a moderately-sized city with a population of 98,975 inhabitants. If we look at the most recent Census, Greeley is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Greeley are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 22% of the population also speak Spanish. With an average age of 31 years old, Greeley could be a great place to live for young adults as this age is well below the national average. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 72% of the population considered married and 54% with kids under the age of 18, Greeley could be considered a very suitable city for families.

Living in Greeley can be a fulfilling experience for anyone moving to the area. Having said that, in the state of Colorado, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! Finding the best places to live in Greeley and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, cost of living, weather, employment, housing and other important metrics.

With a livability score of 66 out of 100, Greeley is ranked #15,892 in the United States and #188 in Colorado. Based on the grades for each individual category, Greeley has received high marks for amenities (A+) and housing (B+). There are some categories that Greeley scores poorly for, including: crime (F), weather (F), education (F) and employment (D). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Greeley on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops. Here are some of the more popular things to do in Greeley: Greeley Freight Station Museum, Pawnee National Grasslands, and Kress Cinema & Lounge.

Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Greeley can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Greeley is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Greeley come in at $183,300, which is 30.7% lower than the Colorado average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Greeley, the home price to income ratio is 3.6, which is 14.3% lower than the Colorado average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Greeley were 11%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 12%.

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Greeley, CO - Carnivals and Parades

I recently took a trip to Greeley, Colorado for our Independence Day celebration. Although the city where the festivities were held were not one of the best areas it was a great city. The parade is nice long parade. The carnival is held in the park that they have every year. They also have a lot to do during that time. The park near the parade is very nice and kept clean. It has lots of activities as well. The location was not in the not so good part of Greeley so that could make anybody nervous about even visiting the city. Overall, Greeley did feel like a fairly safe city.

The Western part of the city of Greeley was more of a nicer area and had a nicer appeal. The mall is very nice and is in a lovely area. The mall itself is not very big but the city itself is not very big. It does have a movie theater and other attractions that you'd consider standard in every mid sized city. However, if you are looking for that big city feel, Denver is located not very far from Greeley. In fact, on a good traffic day, you could reach the city of Denver in just over an hour.
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