Pueblo, CO

Pueblo profile

Living in Pueblo

Pueblo is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 111,876 people and 55 constituent neighborhoods, Pueblo is the ninth largest community in Colorado.

Pueblo is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pueblo is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pueblo who work in sales jobs (12.58%), office and administrative support (11.07%), and healthcare (7.38%).

In terms of college education, Pueblo is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.35% of adults 25 and older in Pueblo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pueblo in 2018 was $24,242, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,968 for a family of four. However, Pueblo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pueblo is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pueblo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Pueblo, accounting for 49.86% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Pueblo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pueblo include German, Irish, Italian, English, and French.

The most common language spoken in Pueblo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.