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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$35,506$33,230$29,829
Median household income$67,719$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$88,358$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$45,084$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$40,959$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$30,236$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level11.3%12.2%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Colorado Springs is 19% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Colorado Springs is 22% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Colorado Springs is 20% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Colorado Springs is 25% lower than the national average

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      $45,141 $67,719 $135,438
      $41,675 $62,520 $125,040
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Colorado Springs median earnings by income bracket

      Colorado Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.1%12.1%
      Manufacturing sector8.0%8.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.6%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services13.7%13.7%
      Public administration6.1%6.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%5.7%
      Education, health & social services12.9%12.9%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Black Forest, CO13,103$119,957116.8%
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      Woodland Park, CO7,943$78,44541.8%
      Air Force Academy, CO6,368$75,75036.9%
      Security-Widefield, CO38,645$72,17530.5%
      Colorado Springs, CO471,686$67,71922.4%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Raleigh, NC469,698$69,72026.0%
      Omaha, NE479,529$62,21312.5%
      Long Beach, CA462,081$66,41020.0%
      Miami, FL461,080$44,26820.0%
      Kansas City, MO491,158$56,1791.5%
      Colorado Springs, CO471,686$67,71922.4%
      Source: The Colorado Springs, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).