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Income/capita 34%
Household income 43%
Unemployment 13%
IndexPagosa SpringsColoradoNational
Income per capita$19,650$33,230$29,829
Median household income$31,782$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,657$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,333$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$23,533$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$19,800$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level21.2%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pagosa Springs is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pagosa Springs is 43% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pagosa Springs is 13% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pagosa Springs is 40% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $21,185$31,782$63,564
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Pagosa Springs median earnings by income bracket

      Pagosa Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry36.0%3.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.8%11.9%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%6.2%
      Wholesale & retail services12.8%15.8%
      Public administration2.1%3.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%3.0%
      Education, health & social services10.4%25.7%
      Other27.7%38.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pagosa Springs, CO1,966$31,78243%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Drexel, NC1,966$37,40432%
      Dexter, ME1,966$31,64343%
      Kealakekua, HI1,966$61,03310%
      Willowbrook CDP, IL1,966$63,25014%
      Lone Pine, CA1,967$35,34736%
      Pagosa Springs, CO1,966$31,78243%
      Source: The Pagosa Springs, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).