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Income/capita 44%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 63%
IndexFort CarsonColoradoNational
Income per capita$16,758$33,230$29,829
Median household income$41,565$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,667$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$25,839$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$15,426$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level20.7%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fort Carson is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fort Carson is 25% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Carson is 63% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fort Carson is 37% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,707$41,565$83,130
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Fort Carson median earnings by income bracket

      Fort Carson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.5%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%20.6%
      Public administration72.3%14.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%6.5%
      Education, health & social services2.6%37.9%
      Other19.8%19.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cascade-Chipita Park, CO1,365$65,80419%
      Fountain, CO27,817$59,4978%
      Security-Widefield, CO34,956$58,7506%
      Colorado Springs, CO448,759$56,2272%
      Cimarron Hills, CO17,240$54,2782%
      Fort Carson, CO14,873$41,56525%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Forrest City, AR14,871$33,25040%
      Aldine, TX14,867$34,75537%
      Mastic Beach, NY14,867$64,97017%
      Somerton, AZ14,866$34,31838%
      Mount Vernon, IL14,880$34,87637%
      Fort Carson, CO14,873$41,56525%
      Source: The Fort Carson, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).