About Commerce City

As one of Colorado's fastest growing cities, Commerce City is redefining itself for the next generation, building on historic values of community, industry, and family. 

Commerce City location map


Located just 8 miles north of downtown Denver in the northeast quadrant of metropolitan Denver, Commerce City sits between Denver’s central business district and Denver International Airport (DEN). Major transportation arterials traverse throughout the city, providing easy access to the entire region.


Commerce City was built on industry and embraces the future opportunities industry will bring. More than 1,400 companies, including manufacturers, call Commerce City home and they are supported by a rich transportation network that includes three railroads providing efficient movement of goods through and out of the city. 

Quality Lifestyle

Commerce City is growing with home sales and building permits on a double-digit rise and more than 58,000 individuals calling the city home. The city’s quality lifestyle includes a great climate and panoramic views of the front range of the Rocky Mountains; a burgeoning arts scene, as regional artists discover affordable and creative spaces; and is a haven for outdoor sports and nature enthusiasts, with trails and activities offered at both Dick’s Sporting Goods Park and the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.

Learn more about these community attributes.

Other detailed information and Commerce City demographics, including the IEDC Data Set, can be found in Data + Reports or in the 2020 Economic Profile