La Junta employment information

IndexLa JuntaColoradoNational
Income per capita$18,179$31,674$28,555
Median household income$30,010$59,448$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,741$76,398$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,308$36,328$33,219
Median earnings male$25,456$38,288$36,116
Median earnings female$19,070$26,797$25,692
Unemployment rate6.4%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level31.2%13.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in La Junta is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Junta is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Junta is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Junta is 100% higher than the national average.

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La Junta median earnings by income bracket

La Junta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.5%3.8%
Financial & insurance services2.8%5.7%
Wholesale & retail services11.6%29.5%
Public administration13.6%7.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities23.4%0.3%
Education, health & social services13.0%37.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cheraw, CO202$42,85720%
North La Junta, CO394$42,70020%
Swink, CO775$37,30330%
Rocky Ford, CO3,925$26,20951%
La Junta Gardens, CO22$0100%
La Junta, CO7,040$30,01044%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Perry, FL7,040$32,26240%
Sausalito, CA7,043$111,702109%
Bellbrook, OH7,035$74,79840%
Rumson, NJ7,045$151,667184%
Selma, TX7,046$75,94942%
La Junta, CO7,040$30,01044%
Source: The La Junta, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.