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Income/capita 48%
Household income 53%
Unemployment 227%
IndexOrdwayColoradoNational
Income per capita$15,547$33,230$29,829
Median household income$26,000$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$32,841$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$12,721$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$33,906$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$16,742$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate15.3%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level29.2%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ordway is 48% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ordway is 53% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ordway is 227% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ordway is 93% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $17,331$26,000$52,000
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Ordway median earnings by income bracket

      Ordway employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%1.6%
      Wholesale & retail services23.2%8.6%
      Public administration17.7%13.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.3%0.0%
      Education, health & social services16.0%59.5%
      Other3.9%17.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cheraw, CO194$37,32133%
      Sugar City, CO350$34,25038%
      Swink, CO755$33,75039%
      Fowler, CO1,164$33,65039%
      Rocky Ford, CO3,858$29,25047%
      Ordway, CO1,464$26,00053%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Apache, OK1,464$37,68432%
      Washburn, ND1,464$74,27934%
      Garrison, ND1,465$53,5803%
      East Spencer, NC1,465$19,28665%
      Fyffe, AL1,465$46,08017%
      Ordway, CO1,464$26,00053%
      Source: The Ordway, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).