Sterling employment information

IndexSterlingColoradoNational
Income per capita$20,084$33,230$29,829
Median household income$36,282$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,339$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,478$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$27,049$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$16,312$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level20.4%12.2%15.1%
The Sterling, CO employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Sterling is $20,084, which is 40% lower than than the Colorado average and 33% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $36,282, which is 42% lower than than the Colorado average and 34% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Sterling is 5%, which is 17% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Sterling is 20% which is 35% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$24,185$36,282$72,564
City
$41,675$62,520$125,040
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Sterling is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sterling is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sterling is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sterling is 35% higher than the national average.

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Sterling median earnings by income bracket

Sterling employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.9%0.6%
Manufacturing sector13.3%5.5%
Financial & insurance services0.8%3.0%
Wholesale & retail services15.4%11.3%
Public administration8.4%10.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%1.8%
Education, health & social services10.0%35.2%
Other31.8%34.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Morgan Heights, CO360$82,16749%
Padroni, CO104$42,32124%
Iliff, CO193$33,12540%
Merino, CO263$30,31345%
Atwood, CO187$0100%
Sterling, CO13,976$36,28234%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pewaukee, WI13,979$83,99852%
Nesconset, NY13,973$115,459109%
Olean, NY13,991$40,70726%
Pierre, SD13,959$54,8681%
Springdale, NJ13,955$127,240130%
Sterling, CO13,976$36,28234%
Source: The Sterling, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).