Income/capita 18%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 19%
Income per capita$24,420$33,230$29,829
Median household income$49,770$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,643$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,923$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$40,053$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$15,781$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level13.3%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Penrose is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Penrose is 10% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Penrose is 19% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Penrose is 12% lower than the national average

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      Penrose employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.9%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector7.3%2.3%
      Financial & insurance services3.6%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services15.0%3.7%
      Public administration15.0%7.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.9%2.3%
      Education, health & social services13.3%50.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pueblo West, CO30,495$64,53417%
      Williamsburg, CO663$49,37511%
      Brookside, CO249$44,58319%
      Lincoln Park, CO2,977$43,90921%
      Rockvale, CO511$41,05826%
      Penrose, CO3,374$49,77010%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Maiden, NC3,373$48,75012%
      Rio Dell, CA3,372$39,98128%
      Alamo, GA3,376$28,92948%
      Lake Panasoffkee, FL3,376$33,75039%
      Winnsboro, SC3,376$29,55347%
      Penrose, CO3,374$49,77010%
      Source: The Penrose, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).