Income/capita 9%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 78%
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IndexMount Crested ButteColoradoNational
Income per capita$32,438$33,230$29,829
Median household income$52,308$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$72,083$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,631$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$27,679$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$22,308$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate1.0%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level6.9%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mount Crested Butte is 9% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Mount Crested Butte is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Crested Butte is 78% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mount Crested Butte is 54% lower than the national average

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      Mount Crested Butte employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.7%4.1%
      Manufacturing sector9.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.2%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%4.5%
      Public administration2.2%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%1.6%
      Education, health & social services4.4%10.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Marble, CO125$70,50027.4%
      Crested Butte, CO1,282$58,8896.4%
      Mount Crested Butte, CO887$52,3085.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Danielsville, GA887$45,93817.0%
      Hiawassee, GA887$35,21736.3%
      Royal Center, IN887$41,87524.3%
      Bird Island, MN887$49,28610.9%
      Biwabik, MN887$33,90238.7%
      Mount Crested Butte, CO887$52,3085.4%
      Source: The Mount Crested Butte, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).