Income/capita 17%
Household income 12%
Unemployment 69%
IndexEstes ParkColoradoNational
Income per capita$34,922$33,230$29,829
Median household income$48,533$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$69,952$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,932$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$29,141$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$22,722$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level12.6%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Estes Park is 17% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Estes Park is 12% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Estes Park is 69% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Estes Park is 16% lower than the national average

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      Estes Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector15.7%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.2%1.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.3%29.1%
      Public administration3.4%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.2%0.8%
      Education, health & social services12.9%28.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lyons, CO2,027$90,80664%
      Allenspark, CO575$47,36414%
      Estes Park, CO6,230$48,53312%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Holtville, CA6,230$28,11549%
      University at Buffalo, NY6,230$2,49995%
      Sky Lake, FL6,233$37,26333%
      Riverside, MD6,226$72,33631%
      International Falls, MN6,226$38,75030%
      Estes Park, CO6,230$48,53312%
      Source: The Estes Park, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).