Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$33,443$33,230$29,829
Median household income$66,923$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,389$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$68,056$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$31,308$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$30,500$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level10.7%12.2%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ouray is 12% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Ouray is 21% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ouray is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ouray is 29% lower than the national average

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      $44,610 $66,923 $133,846
      $41,675 $62,520 $125,040
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Ouray employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%8.3%
      Wholesale & retail services12.7%22.6%
      Public administration3.5%6.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%6.3%
      Education, health & social services4.2%18.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Loghill Village, CO467$93,75069.5%
      Telluride, CO1,972$62,92913.8%
      Ophir, CO173$57,5003.9%
      Ridgway, CO1,012$55,3680.1%
      Portland, CO129$48,40912.5%
      Ouray, CO849$66,92321.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      York, AZ849$45,62517.5%
      Luthersville, GA849$29,82146.1%
      Gifford, IL849$60,5369.4%
      Fordland, MO849$33,82838.9%
      Old Field, NY849$209,583278.8%
      Ouray, CO849$66,92321.0%
      Source: The Ouray, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).