Income/capita 15%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 59%
IndexLa VetaColoradoNational
Income per capita$25,221$33,230$29,829
Median household income$33,523$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,797$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,724$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$18,274$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$20,625$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level21.5%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in La Veta is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in La Veta is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in La Veta is 59% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in La Veta is 42% higher than the national average

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      La Veta employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry27.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%11.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services5.5%34.0%
      Public administration8.7%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services6.6%13.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Walsenburg, CO2,917$24,77955%
      La Veta, CO703$33,52339%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Langeloth, PA703$0100%
      High Shoals, NC703$24,77755%
      New Alexandria, PA703$60,3579%
      Gary, WV703$30,73344%
      Fairfax, MO703$40,32427%
      La Veta, CO703$33,52339%
      Source: The La Veta, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).