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Income/capita 59%
Household income 57%
Unemployment 97%
IndexBlue RiverColoradoNational
Income per capita$47,507$33,230$29,829
Median household income$87,083$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$92,031$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$60,833$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$41,667$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$36,389$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate9.2%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level10.6%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Blue River is 59% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Blue River is 57% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Blue River is 97% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Blue River is 30% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $58,049$87,083$174,166
      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.

      Blue River median earnings by income bracket

      Blue River employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%5.7%
      Wholesale & retail services13.2%14.1%
      Public administration4.7%7.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.3%27.6%
      Other51.2%41.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Frisco, CO2,909$73,67833%
      Keystone, CO877$72,52331%
      Breckenridge, CO4,732$70,97228%
      Montezuma, CO75$56,8753%
      Dillon, CO992$56,1812%
      Blue River, CO735$87,08357%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rome, WI735$56,0421%
      Calumet, OK735$61,25011%
      Braceville, IL735$56,6962%
      Nisqually Indian Community, WA735$51,2507%
      Salem, NM734$0100%
      Blue River, CO735$87,08357%
      Source: The Blue River, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).