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Income/capita 40%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 75%
IndexFort GarlandColoradoNational
Income per capita$17,977$33,230$29,829
Median household income$37,875$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,364$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$12,841$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$0$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$0$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate8.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level35.8%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fort Garland is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fort Garland is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Garland is 75% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fort Garland is 137% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,247$37,875$75,750
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Fort Garland median earnings by income bracket

      Fort Garland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%15.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.1%
      Wholesale & retail services53.5%22.0%
      Public administration0.0%6.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%27.1%
      Other31.3%39.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Blanca, CO471$28,86448%
      Fort Garland, CO386$37,87532%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Melbourne, KY386$66,00019%
      Butte Falls, OR386$31,02344%
      Altona, CO386$0100%
      Crescent Valley, NV386$84,45353%
      Lester, WV386$36,25034%
      Fort Garland, CO386$37,87532%
      Source: The Fort Garland, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).