Income/capita 37%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 11%
IndexFederal HeightsColoradoNational
Income per capita$18,839$33,230$29,829
Median household income$37,474$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,718$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,758$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$26,181$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$19,213$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level20.7%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Federal Heights is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Federal Heights is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Federal Heights is 11% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Federal Heights is 37% higher than the national average

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      Federal Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry28.9%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector9.6%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%2.7%
      Wholesale & retail services14.2%16.6%
      Public administration1.3%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%3.2%
      Education, health & social services4.2%21.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Paragon Estates, CO892$146,935166%
      Genesee, CO3,625$144,732162%
      Todd Creek, CO3,979$132,169139%
      Eldorado Springs, CO935$119,028115%
      Superior, CO12,928$114,310107%
      Federal Heights, CO12,173$37,47432%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Marysville, CA12,176$41,67925%
      Jensen Beach, FL12,178$47,69814%
      Evanston, WY12,179$45,31318%
      Dunkirk, NY12,186$35,85835%
      The Pinery, CO12,160$121,615120%
      Federal Heights, CO12,173$37,47432%
      Source: The Federal Heights, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).