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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexMonte VistaColoradoNational
Income per capita$21,269$33,230$29,829
Median household income$37,810$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,667$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,760$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$22,114$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$36,250$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate8.8%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level22.2%12.2%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Monte Vista is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Monte Vista is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Monte Vista is 88% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Monte Vista is 47% higher than the national average

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      $25,204 $37,810 $75,620
      $41,675 $62,520 $125,040
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Monte Vista median earnings by income bracket

      Monte Vista employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.2%22.2%
      Manufacturing sector12.5%12.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services24.3%24.3%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%7.6%
      Education, health & social services4.4%4.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Center, CO2,379$44,50719.5%
      Del Norte, CO1,509$31,95942.2%
      Hooper, CO65$0100.0%
      Monte Vista, CO4,072$37,81031.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Pocomoke City, MD4,072$38,40230.6%
      Egg Harbor City, NJ4,072$46,91715.2%
      Mackenzie, BC4,072n/a 
      Rutherfordton, NC4,071$46,14416.6%
      Pupukea, HI4,070$93,26968.6%
      Monte Vista, CO4,072$37,81031.7%
      Source: The Monte Vista, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).