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About Commerce City
As the state’s third-fastest growing city,  Commerce City is redefining itself for the next generation, building on historic values of community, industry, agriculture, and family. The city covers 34.72 square miles and is expected to grow to a 61-square-mile area during the next 20 years.

In the last decade, the city’s population has more than doubled, but the city has maintained its small town atmosphere. According to the most recent census: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, 53,696 people call Commerce City home, with individuals of Hispanic descent comprising 45.5% of the city’s population. The average median age of residents is 30.7 years old, with a mean household income of $73.577. 72% of residences are occupied by homeowners, with a median home price of $187,300.

Home Rule
Commerce City became a home-rule municipality in 1970, which means the city council may determine local laws within the city limits. Our city operates under a council-manager form of government, in which the city council sets the city vision and approves the budget, while the city manager serves as the chief executive officer for the organization. The laws (ordinances) that govern citizen conduct are contained in the city's Revised Municipal Code.

Sales & Property Tax
See the most current information about the Commerce City Sales & Property tax here.

Honoring Veterans
Commerce City supports local military families as a member of the Silver Star Families of America. The city is honored to fly the Silver Star flag, a shining symbol for sacrifice, honoring the combat wounded, ill and dying members of America's armed forces, and bringing remembrance to those deserving of our thanks.