Greeley 71 Excellent
Greeley Livability #74 ranked city in Colorado#5,638 ranked city in the USARanks better than 80% of areas

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      Living in Greeley, CO

      Located in the state of Colorado, Greeley is a medium-sized city with a population of 98,975 people. 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. Greeley tends to attract a younger crowd, as the median age of 31 is far 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.

      Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Greeley could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Colorado if you know where to search. Don't forget to determine what matters most to you in a neighborhood. Consider factors such as safety, proximity to work or school, access to amenities (like parks, fitness facilities, grocery stores, restaurants), public transportation options, community atmosphere and the overall vibe you're looking for. To help you find the best places to live in and around Greeley, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, crime, cost of living, health & safety, education and more.

      Greeley, CO receives 71 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #74 in Colorado and #5,638 in the USA. Based on the rankings for each individual category, Greeley has received high marks for cost of living (A-) and housing (A+). On a less positive note, Greeley does not have favorable scores for the following: amenities (F), crime (F) and education (D). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      A healthy real estate market serves as a key economic indicator. It could signify overall local economic strength, stability and reflects consumer confidence in the area. Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Greeley has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are attainable, we'll need to know if the real estate in Greeley is actually affordable. The median home price for Greeley homes is $183,300, which is 30.7% lower than the Colorado average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Greeley, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.6, which is 14.3% lower than the Colorado average.

      Greeley transportation information

      Statistic Greeley Colorado National
      Average one way commute22min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.9%75.2%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.5%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.7%3.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.0%1.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.4%3.0%2.8%
      Working from home3.5%7.0%4.6%

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