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Income/capita 23%
Household income 8%
Unemployment 55%
IndexColorado CityColoradoNational
Income per capita$23,030$33,230$29,829
Median household income$50,811$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,614$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,855$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$41,198$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$22,105$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level19.7%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Colorado City is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Colorado City is 8% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Colorado City is 55% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Colorado City is 31% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,870$50,811$101,622
      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.

      Colorado City median earnings by income bracket

      Colorado City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%7.2%
      Public administration5.8%6.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.2%5.3%
      Education, health & social services14.3%48.8%
      Other45.5%25.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Beulah Valley, CO814$66,36420%
      Rye, CO190$47,08315%
      Colorado City, CO2,353$50,8118%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      South Hutchinson, KS2,353$37,12033%
      Kechi, KS2,352$90,78164%
      Georgetown, CA2,354$42,94622%
      West Simsbury, CT2,354$148,934169%
      Bronson, MI2,354$40,14327%
      Colorado City, CO2,353$50,8118%
      Source: The Colorado City, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).