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Income/capita 43%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 91%
IndexCherawColoradoNational
Income per capita$17,129$33,230$29,829
Median household income$37,321$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,688$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,250$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$14,464$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$19,464$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate8.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level22.2%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cheraw is 43% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cheraw is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cheraw is 91% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cheraw is 47% higher than the national average

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      $24,878$37,321$74,642
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Cheraw median earnings by income bracket

      Cheraw employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector21.4%13.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.4%2.7%
      Wholesale & retail services21.4%18.9%
      Public administration2.4%8.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services9.5%51.4%
      Other23.8%18.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sugar City, CO350$34,25038%
      Swink, CO755$33,75039%
      La Junta, CO6,978$31,99942%
      Rocky Ford, CO3,858$29,25047%
      Ordway, CO1,464$26,00053%
      Cheraw, CO194$37,32133%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Talmo, GA194$56,6672%
      Smoot, WY194$0100%
      Mapleview, MN194$27,81350%
      Grandin, ND194$59,8088%
      Greenview, CA194$0100%
      Cheraw, CO194$37,32133%
      Source: The Cheraw, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).