Fort Collins employment information

IndexFort CollinsColoradoNational
Income per capita$28,921$31,674$28,555
Median household income$53,775$59,448$53,482
Median income owner occupied$80,698$76,398$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,324$36,328$33,219
Median earnings male$27,289$38,288$36,116
Median earnings female$18,237$26,797$25,692
Unemployment rate5.5%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level18.4%13.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fort Collins is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Collins is 1% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Collins is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Collins is 18% higher than the national average.

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Fort Collins median earnings by income bracket

Fort Collins employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.5%0.8%
Manufacturing sector11.5%1.2%
Financial & insurance services2.5%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services15.6%12.3%
Public administration3.8%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%1.2%
Education, health & social services16.4%39.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Severance, CO3,352$85,85461%
Windsor, CO19,865$82,72455%
Timnath, CO1,210$78,90648%
Wellington, CO6,634$73,65838%
Loveland, CO70,093$55,5804%
Fort Collins, CO149,627$53,7751%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hayward, CA149,596$62,69117%
Pomona, CA151,142$48,9938%
Rockford, IL151,290$38,23129%
Joliet, IL147,786$62,00816%
Escondido, CA147,603$49,4098%
Fort Collins, CO149,627$53,7751%
Source: The Fort Collins, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.