Grand Junction employment information

IndexGrand JunctionColoradoNational
Income per capita$25,744$33,230$29,829
Median household income$46,016$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,010$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,067$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$30,756$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$20,682$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level18.9%12.2%15.1%
The Grand Junction, CO employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Grand Junction is $25,744, which is 23% lower than than the Colorado average and 14% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $46,016, which is 26% lower than than the Colorado average and 17% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Grand Junction is 6%, which is 25% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Grand Junction is 19% which is 25% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$30,674$46,016$92,032
City
$41,675$62,520$125,040
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Grand Junction is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Grand Junction is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Grand Junction is 25% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Grand Junction is 25% higher than the national average.

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Grand Junction median earnings by income bracket

Grand Junction employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.5%1.2%
Manufacturing sector4.9%0.5%
Financial & insurance services2.1%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services18.6%14.8%
Public administration4.0%4.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%2.2%
Education, health & social services14.5%37.8%
Other35.9%28.8%

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Fruita, CO12,790$52,4795%
Orchard Mesa, CO6,497$47,42814%
Grand Junction, CO60,630$46,01617%

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Rocklin, CA60,509$84,12152%
Grand Junction, CO60,630$46,01617%
Source: The Grand Junction, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).