Income/capita 62%
Household income 103%
Unemployment 42%
IndexBlack ForestColoradoNational
Income per capita$48,213$33,230$29,829
Median household income$112,544$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$113,221$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$88,750$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$75,212$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$26,739$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level3.1%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Black Forest is 62% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Black Forest is 103% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Black Forest is 42% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Black Forest is 80% lower than the national average

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      Black Forest employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.0%3.9%
      Manufacturing sector15.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.0%5.2%
      Wholesale & retail services8.6%9.5%
      Public administration9.2%4.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%3.7%
      Education, health & social services10.9%29.6%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Woodmoor, CO8,587$124,301125%
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      Monument, CO6,346$98,39778%
      Air Force Academy, CO5,957$71,70530%
      Palmer Lake, CO2,558$57,7274%
      Black Forest, CO13,506$112,544103%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Artondale, WA13,506$93,62369%
      Havre de Grace, MD13,505$69,28425%
      Canton, MS13,504$42,40223%
      West Freehold, NJ13,509$100,90382%
      Middleburg, FL13,511$51,6807%
      Black Forest, CO13,506$112,544103%
      Source: The Black Forest, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).