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Income/capita 154%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 1%
IndexAspenColoradoNational
Income per capita$75,836$33,230$29,829
Median household income$67,776$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$74,574$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$59,314$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$44,186$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$34,545$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level8.4%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Aspen is 154% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Aspen is 23% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Aspen is 1% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Aspen is 45% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $45,179$67,776$135,552
      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.

      Aspen median earnings by income bracket

      Aspen employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector2.9%1.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%5.7%
      Wholesale & retail services13.2%10.8%
      Public administration4.9%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%1.8%
      Education, health & social services10.4%25.2%
      Other60.1%47.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      El Jebel, CO3,908$81,86048%
      Basalt, CO3,783$71,88530%
      Snowmass Village, CO2,883$66,08219%
      Woody Creek, CO272$55,5260%
      Norrie, CO0$0100%
      Aspen, CO6,788$67,77623%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Nyack, NY6,788$63,59615%
      Meraux, LA6,787$67,02821%
      Portage Lakes, OH6,785$54,3482%
      Mount Ivy, NY6,792$70,66528%
      Hamilton, AL6,784$37,39132%
      Aspen, CO6,788$67,77623%
      Source: The Aspen, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).