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Income/capita 19%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 25%
IndexCalhanColoradoNational
Income per capita$24,134$33,230$29,829
Median household income$49,211$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,955$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,500$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$36,964$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$21,438$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level9.0%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Calhan is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Calhan is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Calhan is 25% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Calhan is 40% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,804$49,211$98,422
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Calhan median earnings by income bracket

      Calhan employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry23.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector7.2%1.1%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%10.8%
      Wholesale & retail services12.0%20.4%
      Public administration9.6%3.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%2.2%
      Education, health & social services15.3%46.8%
      Other25.4%15.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Simla, CO649$55,3680%
      Peyton, CO334$54,2802%
      Ellicott, CO768$44,64319%
      Elbert, CO167$32,72741%
      Ramah, CO110$0100%
      Calhan, CO858$49,21111%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Salem, IL858$43,02622%
      West Lebanon, IN858$52,1886%
      Richland, MI858$62,29213%
      Mertzon, TX858$53,2504%
      Salisbury, PA858$35,93835%
      Calhan, CO858$49,21111%
      Source: The Calhan, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).