La Veta employment information

IndexLa VetaColoradoNational
Income per capita$19,747$31,674$28,555
Median household income$33,090$59,448$53,482
Median income owner occupied$34,167$76,398$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,750$36,328$33,219
Median earnings male$13,816$38,288$36,116
Median earnings female$19,583$26,797$25,692
Unemployment rate2.8%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level23.7%13.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in La Veta is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Veta is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Veta is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Veta is 52% higher than the national average.

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La Veta median earnings by income bracket

La Veta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry26.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector1.1%6.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%22.7%
Public administration10.9%5.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%36.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Walsenburg, CO2,959$25,24253%
La Veta, CO867$33,09038%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Tesuque, NM867$60,50013%
Plumerville, AR867$33,37538%
Piedmont, WV867$21,81859%
Exeter, MO867$34,14536%
Bovey, MN867$32,84139%
La Veta, CO867$33,09038%
Source: The La Veta, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.