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Location and Weather
Greely is located 50 miles northeast of Denver, at an elevation of 4,665 feet. The area of Greeley has both the South Platte River and the Cache la Poudre River running through it, which makes it the perfect area for recreational activities.
Greely summers are warm and clear, while the winters are cold and dry. Summer temperatures are in the 80’s, with lows in the 60’s. The winter temperatures are in the 40’s, with lows reaching under 20 degrees.
Population, Job Market and Cost of Living
The population of Greeley in 2019 was 111,750, with a growth rate of .56%. A report by the U.S. Census shows Greeley as ranking among the fastest growing regions in the country. The job growth has increased by 4.1% and in ten years, is predicted to have increased by 49.01%. The largest industries are in agriculture, energy production, food processing, business services, manufacturing, health and wellness, education and construction. The largest employers are JBS USA, Pilgrim’s Pride and Swift Foods Company. The cost of living is high, due to the Greeley real estate market and high cost of available housing.
With its sights and thriving outdoor lifestyle, good job growth and availability in academic institutions, Greeley will continue to attract those that want to live in a scenic setting.
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