La Jara employment information

IndexLa JaraColoradoNational
Income per capita$17,151$31,674$28,555
Median household income$33,750$59,448$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,417$76,398$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,661$36,328$33,219
Median earnings male$21,696$38,288$36,116
Median earnings female$20,694$26,797$25,692
Unemployment rate9.5%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level19.4%13.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in La Jara is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Jara is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Jara is 62% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Jara is 25% higher than the national average.

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La Jara median earnings by income bracket

La Jara employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector15.0%15.0%
Financial & insurance services0.9%16.9%
Wholesale & retail services8.0%8.8%
Public administration4.7%10.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services11.7%38.1%
Other36.6%23.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sanford, CO865$51,3244%
Manassa, CO1,031$40,51524%
Alamosa East, CO1,671$32,14340%
Alamosa, CO9,427$26,05751%
Conejos, CO114$24,73254%
La Jara, CO835$33,75037%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Airport Drive, MO835$65,62523%
Converse, SC835$23,17557%
Valliant, OK834$31,10042%
Oxford, NE834$40,72124%
Chester, MT834$37,91729%
La Jara, CO835$33,75037%
Source: The La Jara, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.