Income/capita 42%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 45%
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IndexMonte VistaColoradoNational
Income per capita$17,418$33,230$29,829
Median household income$35,117$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,594$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,295$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$30,862$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$14,888$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate6.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level18.2%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Monte Vista is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Monte Vista is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Monte Vista is 45% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Monte Vista is 21% higher than the national average

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      Monte Vista employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.9%1.7%
      Manufacturing sector17.0%4.7%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%5.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.5%13.4%
      Public administration17.9%3.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%5.2%
      Education, health & social services8.8%27.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Del Norte, CO1,894$29,26647.1%
      Center, CO2,052$27,29750.7%
      Hooper, CO56$25,35754.2%
      Monte Vista, CO4,315$35,11736.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Williamstown, MA4,315$68,09423.1%
      Garwood, NJ4,315$74,52134.7%
      Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ4,314$57,6234.2%
      Barrow, AK4,316$78,80442.4%
      Florence, MS4,313$64,34416.3%
      Monte Vista, CO4,315$35,11736.5%
      Source: The Monte Vista, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).