Income/capita 25%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 29%
IndexCentral CityColoradoNational
Income per capita$37,305$33,230$29,829
Median household income$46,797$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,786$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,809$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$42,679$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$36,016$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate6.0%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level12.6%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Central City is 25% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Central City is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Central City is 29% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Central City is 17% lower than the national average

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      Central City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services3.0%20.9%
      Public administration3.8%4.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services6.0%12.8%

      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%
      St. Mary's, CO329$97,88577%
      Central City, CO699$46,79715%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Troy, MT699$25,64054%
      Mount Aetna, MD699$81,87548%
      Bulls Gap, TN699$36,35434%
      Worthington, PA699$41,46725%
      Benns Church, VA699$59,0637%
      Central City, CO699$46,79715%
      Source: The Central City, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).