Location and Weather
Commerce City is 6.7 miles northeast of Denver. It is one of the fastest growing cities in Colorado and a part of the Denver metropolitan area. Commerce City has an abundance of parks for outdoor recreation. The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge is a 15,000-acre nature preserve with wildlife ranging from bison, mule deer, bald eagles and owls. It’s also one of the few remaining short-grass prairies in existence. Naturally, the scenic views, outdoor spaces and sort commute to Denver make it a very desirable place to live.
Commerce City’s summers are warm and short, and the winters are cold and dry. The high summer temperatures are in the high 80’s with lows in the low 60’s. The winter high temperatures are in the low 50’s with low temperatures in the 20’s.
Population, Job Market and Cost of Living
The Commerce City population in 2019 was 58,449 with a growth rate of 4.26%. The job growth has increased by 2.79% over last year. Ten-year future predicted job growth is 46.42%. The major industries are Retail Trade, Construction, and Health Care & Social Assistance. The best companies to work for are Woodgrain, Center for Transportation Safety, and Denver Concrete Services. The cost of living is high due to the Commerce City real estate market and the high cost of available housing.
With scenic preserves like The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge for outdoor recreation, proximity to Denver and Denver International Airport, good job growth and diverse industries, Commerce City will continue to attract those that want to work and play near Denver.
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