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Income/capita 45%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 50%
IndexKit CarsonColoradoNational
Income per capita$16,416$33,230$29,829
Median household income$37,500$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$28,958$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,083$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$40,625$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$12,083$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate7.0%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level12.9%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kit Carson is 45% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Kit Carson is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kit Carson is 50% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kit Carson is 15% lower than the national average

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      $24,997$37,500$75,000
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Kit Carson median earnings by income bracket

      Kit Carson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector4.3%13.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%13.9%
      Public administration10.9%5.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities34.8%2.8%
      Education, health & social services15.2%44.4%
      Other23.9%27.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kit Carson, CO252$37,50032%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Walnut Grove CDP (Hardin County), TN252$0100%
      Brenton, WV252$16,37970%
      Malta, ID252$44,79219%
      Greensboro, PA252$44,37520%
      North Johns, AL252$40,00028%
      Kit Carson, CO252$37,50032%
      Source: The Kit Carson, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).