Palisade employment information

IndexPalisadeColoradoNational
Income per capita$23,935$33,230$29,829
Median household income$39,890$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,750$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,364$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$34,167$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$20,785$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level15.6%12.2%15.1%
The Palisade, CO employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Palisade is $23,935, which is 28% lower than than the Colorado average and 20% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $39,890, which is 36% lower than than the Colorado average and 28% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Palisade is 3%, which is 31% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Palisade is 16% which is 3% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$26,590$39,890$79,780
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.

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  • The income per capita in Palisade is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Palisade is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Palisade is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Palisade is 3% higher than the national average.

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Palisade median earnings by income bracket

Palisade employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.9%3.4%
Manufacturing sector14.9%1.1%
Financial & insurance services1.0%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services8.9%18.6%
Public administration8.5%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services5.9%41.2%
Other42.6%24.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fruitvale, CO7,854$55,5160%
Orchard Mesa, CO6,497$47,42814%
Grand Junction, CO60,630$46,01617%
Clifton, CO20,021$37,22333%
Palisade, CO2,630$39,89028%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Geneva, WA2,630$75,20836%
Cadiz, KY2,630$32,62541%
Owensville, MO2,630$32,96940%
Bourg, LA2,630$45,86817%
Crewe, VA2,629$40,56627%
Palisade, CO2,630$39,89028%
Source: The Palisade, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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