Cortez employment information

Income per capita$20,015$31,674$28,555
Median household income$39,141$59,448$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,829$76,398$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,004$36,328$33,219
Median earnings male$30,707$38,288$36,116
Median earnings female$18,715$26,797$25,692
Unemployment rate7.6%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level23.6%13.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cortez is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cortez is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cortez is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cortez is 51% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Cortez median earnings by income bracket

Cortez employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.8%0.5%
Manufacturing sector5.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services25.2%19.8%
Public administration11.0%1.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%1.3%
Education, health & social services12.4%38.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lewis, CO451$44,22417%
Towaoc, CO985$28,58747%
Dolores, CO987$27,03149%
Cortez, CO8,515$39,14127%

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University of Virginia, VA8,515$28,80746%
Menominee, MI8,516$34,83635%
Beverly Hills, FL8,518$27,23849%
Closter, NJ8,519$119,725124%
Perkasie, PA8,511$64,47721%
Cortez, CO8,515$39,14127%
Source: The Cortez, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.