Colorado Springs employment information

IndexColorado SpringsColoradoNational
Income per capita$29,355$31,674$28,555
Median household income$54,228$59,448$53,482
Median income owner occupied$73,959$76,398$68,142
Median income renter occupied$35,818$36,328$33,219
Median earnings male$36,381$38,288$36,116
Median earnings female$23,911$26,797$25,692
Unemployment rate6.3%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level13.9%13.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Colorado Springs is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Colorado Springs is 1% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Colorado Springs is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Colorado Springs is 11% lower than the national average.

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Colorado Springs median earnings by income bracket

Colorado Springs employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.5%1.3%
Manufacturing sector9.5%0.5%
Financial & insurance services3.4%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services14.3%12.1%
Public administration7.9%5.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%1.9%
Education, health & social services11.0%33.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gleneagle, CO6,870$106,09298%
Black Forest, CO12,959$105,76098%
Air Force Academy, CO6,046$68,91429%
Woodland Park, CO7,187$64,24820%
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO1,588$63,98820%
Colorado Springs, CO433,547$54,2281%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Omaha, NE435,454$48,7519%
Atlanta, GA440,641$46,43913%
Raleigh, NC423,287$54,5812%
Virginia Beach, VA445,623$67,00125%
Miami, FL416,432$30,85842%
Colorado Springs, CO433,547$54,2281%
Source: The Colorado Springs, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.