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Income/capita 26%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 132%
IndexCheyenne WellsColoradoNational
Income per capita$22,166$33,230$29,829
Median household income$46,146$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,357$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$29,500$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$25,391$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate10.8%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level18.0%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cheyenne Wells is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cheyenne Wells is 17% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cheyenne Wells is 132% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cheyenne Wells is 19% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $30,760$46,146$92,292
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Cheyenne Wells median earnings by income bracket

      Cheyenne Wells employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.5%17.1%
      Financial & insurance services9.4%11.2%
      Wholesale & retail services12.8%1.3%
      Public administration2.6%11.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%3.3%
      Education, health & social services6.8%45.4%
      Other35.3%13.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cheyenne Wells, CO894$46,14617%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Tesuque, NM894$68,43824%
      Piper City, IL894$45,55618%
      Wisner, LA894$20,70863%
      Urbancrest, OH894$16,48070%
      Cairo, NE894$60,0008%
      Cheyenne Wells, CO894$46,14617%
      Source: The Cheyenne Wells, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).