Income/capita 50%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 9%
Income per capita$44,832$33,230$29,829
Median household income$71,885$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,201$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$73,980$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$44,160$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$32,033$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level6.2%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Basalt is 50% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Basalt is 30% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Basalt is 9% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Basalt is 59% lower than the national average

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      Basalt employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry25.5%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.7%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services4.9%16.8%
      Public administration1.4%4.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%3.4%
      Education, health & social services7.4%25.4%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mulford, CO374$103,39387%
      El Jebel, CO3,908$81,86048%
      Aspen, CO6,788$67,77623%
      Snowmass Village, CO2,883$66,08219%
      Carbondale, CO6,571$64,25016%
      Basalt, CO3,783$71,88530%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Evergreen, AL3,783$17,70068%
      Hansville, WA3,783$66,76121%
      Pelham, GA3,782$22,48259%
      Nome, AK3,782$78,50742%
      Ashburn, GA3,782$25,95153%
      Basalt, CO3,783$71,88530%
      Source: The Basalt, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).