Rocky Ford employment information

IndexRocky FordColoradoNational
Income per capita$16,635$31,674$28,555
Median household income$26,209$59,448$53,482
Median income owner occupied$34,474$76,398$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,300$36,328$33,219
Median earnings male$30,250$38,288$36,116
Median earnings female$17,313$26,797$25,692
Unemployment rate8.5%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level29.3%13.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Rocky Ford is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rocky Ford is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rocky Ford is 46% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rocky Ford is 88% higher than the national average.

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Rocky Ford median earnings by income bracket

Rocky Ford employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector14.9%15.6%
Financial & insurance services1.0%6.5%
Wholesale & retail services9.2%14.3%
Public administration12.6%5.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%2.9%
Education, health & social services7.4%40.3%

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Crowley, CO405$34,09136%
La Junta, CO7,040$30,01044%
Rocky Ford, CO3,925$26,20951%

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Mogadore, OH3,925$58,67410%
North Richmond, CA3,926$35,28834%
North El Monte, CA3,924$69,96031%
Irwin, PA3,924$41,96722%
Rocky Ford, CO3,925$26,20951%
Source: The Rocky Ford, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.