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28%
Income/capita NAT. AVG.
6%
Household income NAT. AVG.
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Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexFort CarsonColoradoNational
Income per capita$21,601$33,230$29,829
Median household income$52,144$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$52,204$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$30,464$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$23,290$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level10.6%12.2%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fort Carson is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fort Carson is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Carson is 74% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fort Carson is 30% lower than the national average

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      $34,759 $52,144 $104,288
      City
      $41,675 $62,520 $125,040
      State
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Fort Carson median earnings by income bracket

      Fort Carson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.8%4.8%
      Manufacturing sector7.0%7.0%
      Financial & insurance services11.6%11.6%
      Wholesale & retail services12.4%12.4%
      Public administration24.8%24.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.3%1.3%
      Education, health & social services13.9%13.9%
      Other24.2%24.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Security-Widefield, CO38,645$72,17530.5%
      Cimarron Hills, CO18,981$71,34229.0%
      Fountain, CO30,240$68,19423.3%
      Colorado Springs, CO471,686$67,71922.4%
      Manitou Springs, CO5,342$65,93319.2%
      Fort Carson, CO16,243$52,1445.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Shelbyville, KY16,244$65,98619.3%
      Beckley, WV16,240$42,97222.3%
      Southchase, FL16,250$61,07310.4%
      Port Washington, NY16,232$149,650170.5%
      Brunswick, GA16,231$27,47150.3%
      Fort Carson, CO16,243$52,1445.7%
      Source: The Fort Carson, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).