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Income/capita 68%
Household income 54%
Unemployment 644%
IndexOlney SpringsColoradoNational
Income per capita$9,601$33,230$29,829
Median household income$25,417$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$32,813$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$13,176$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$16,339$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate34.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level48.9%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Olney Springs is 68% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Olney Springs is 54% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Olney Springs is 644% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Olney Springs is 224% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $16,942$25,417$50,834
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Olney Springs median earnings by income bracket

      Olney Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector7.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services35.0%33.3%
      Public administration12.5%9.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services7.5%19.3%
      Other22.5%37.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fowler, CO1,164$33,65039%
      Rocky Ford, CO3,858$29,25047%
      Manzanola, CO452$27,78850%
      Crowley, CO194$26,96451%
      Ordway, CO1,464$26,00053%
      Olney Springs, CO589$25,41754%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Foots Creek, OR589$63,79615%
      Kevil, KY589$45,62518%
      Clinton, PA589$0100%
      South Vinemont, AL589$27,12051%
      Albert City, IA589$44,06320%
      Olney Springs, CO589$25,41754%
      Source: The Olney Springs, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).