Income/capita 15%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 72%
IndexBlack HawkColoradoNational
Income per capita$25,275$33,230$29,829
Median household income$34,000$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,750$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$28,125$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$27,250$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate1.3%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level30.1%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Black Hawk is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Black Hawk is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Black Hawk is 72% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Black Hawk is 99% higher than the national average

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      Black Hawk employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration7.2%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Genesee, CO3,625$144,732162%
      St. Ann Highlands, CO366$124,301125%
      Upper Bear Creek, CO1,227$121,103119%
      Eldorado Springs, CO935$119,028115%
      Fairmount, CO8,484$99,89181%
      Black Hawk, CO166$34,00039%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cimarron City, OK166$98,75079%
      Palisade, MN166$43,12522%
      Gakona, AK166$60,62510%
      Burgoon, OH166$71,25029%
      Lee Mont, VA166$97,82577%
      Black Hawk, CO166$34,00039%
      Source: The Black Hawk, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).