Grand Junction employment information

IndexGrand JunctionColoradoNational
Income per capita$25,899$31,674$28,555
Median household income$44,887$59,448$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,165$76,398$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,489$36,328$33,219
Median earnings male$30,529$38,288$36,116
Median earnings female$21,732$26,797$25,692
Unemployment rate5.9%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level18.2%13.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Grand Junction is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Grand Junction is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Grand Junction is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Grand Junction is 17% higher than the national average.

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Grand Junction median earnings by income bracket

Grand Junction employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.0%1.6%
Manufacturing sector5.9%0.5%
Financial & insurance services2.3%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services17.8%13.7%
Public administration3.6%4.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%1.9%
Education, health & social services13.1%39.1%

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Grand Junction, CO59,731$44,88716%

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Pontiac, MI59,658$27,63248%
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Grand Junction, CO59,731$44,88716%
Source: The Grand Junction, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.