Income/capita 26%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 2%
IndexManitou SpringsColoradoNational
Income per capita$37,553$33,230$29,829
Median household income$52,646$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,500$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,101$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$38,372$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$31,304$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level14.3%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Manitou Springs is 26% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Manitou Springs is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Manitou Springs is 2% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Manitou Springs is 5% lower than the national average

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      Manitou Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.6%3.1%
      Manufacturing sector5.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.4%
      Wholesale & retail services8.2%12.4%
      Public administration8.6%1.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%3.5%
      Education, health & social services10.9%45.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Black Forest, CO13,506$112,544103%
      Gleneagle, CO6,583$103,06886%
      Monument, CO6,346$98,39778%
      Goldfield, CO21$80,93846%
      Air Force Academy, CO5,957$71,70530%
      Manitou Springs, CO5,217$52,6465%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Tipton, IN5,217$42,97622%
      Salton City, CA5,217$36,27434%
      Robbins, IL5,216$30,49045%
      Springfield, MI5,218$35,28636%
      Chackbay, LA5,216$68,12523%
      Manitou Springs, CO5,217$52,6465%
      Source: The Manitou Springs, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).