Rocky Ford employment information

IndexRocky FordColoradoNational
Income per capita$16,695$33,230$29,829
Median household income$29,250$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,545$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,003$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$23,904$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$24,800$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate6.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level26.1%12.2%15.1%
The Rocky Ford, 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 Rocky Ford is $16,695, which is 50% lower than than the Colorado average and 44% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $29,250, which is 53% lower than than the Colorado average and 47% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Rocky Ford is 7%, which is 44% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Rocky Ford is 26% which is 73% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$19,498$29,250$58,500
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Rocky Ford is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rocky Ford is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rocky Ford is 44% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rocky Ford is 73% higher than the national average.

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Rocky Ford employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector10.9%16.6%
Financial & insurance services0.8%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services11.9%9.3%
Public administration13.0%7.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services11.2%38.3%
Other33.7%28.5%

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Sugar City, CO350$34,25038%
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La Junta, CO6,978$31,99942%
Manzanola, CO452$27,78850%
Rocky Ford, CO3,858$29,25047%

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Brices Creek, NC3,857$85,38254%
Lawnton, PA3,857$59,2417%
Coquille, OR3,859$32,00042%
Mineral Ridge, OH3,860$53,6073%
Rocky Ford, CO3,858$29,25047%
Source: The Rocky Ford, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).