Income/capita 7%
Household income 0%
Unemployment 16%
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Income per capita$32,029$33,230$29,829
Median household income$55,368$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,750$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,083$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$40,536$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$26,429$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level15.9%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ridgway is 7% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Ridgway is equal to the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ridgway is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ridgway is 5% higher than the national average

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      Ridgway employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.2%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.9%4.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.4%
      Wholesale & retail services2.2%10.1%
      Public administration13.7%9.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.1%19.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sawpit, CO31$118,333113.9%
      Loghill Village, CO467$93,75069.5%
      Ouray, CO849$66,92321.0%
      Portland, CO129$48,40912.5%
      Colona, CO0$0100.0%
      Ridgway, CO1,012$55,3680.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Goshen, KY1,012$83,50050.9%
      East Gull Lake, MN1,012$80,78146.0%
      Isola, MS1,012$26,15452.7%
      Lake Roesiger, WA1,012$88,12559.3%
      McCullom Lake, IL1,011$49,31810.9%
      Ridgway, CO1,012$55,3680.1%
      Source: The Ridgway, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).