Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexRocky FordColoradoNational
Income per capita$14,520$33,230$29,829
Median household income$28,383$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$32,474$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,106$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$27,642$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$7,190$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level37.9%12.2%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rocky Ford is 51% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rocky Ford is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rocky Ford is 4% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rocky Ford is 151% higher than the national average

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      $18,920 $28,383 $56,766
      $41,675 $62,520 $125,040
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Rocky Ford median earnings by income bracket

      Rocky Ford employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.0%5.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.3%27.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.3%9.3%
      Public administration6.7%6.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%6.8%
      Education, health & social services12.0%12.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      La Junta Gardens, CO168$69,36225.4%
      North La Junta, CO382$59,8218.1%
      Cheraw, CO202$55,0000.6%
      Swink, CO824$54,7691.0%
      Olney Springs, CO516$53,2503.7%
      Rocky Ford, CO3,833$28,38348.7%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
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      Catskill, NY3,832$33,90138.7%
      Wintersville, OH3,834$60,96910.2%
      Plain City, OH3,831$77,44840.0%
      Rocky Ford, CO3,833$28,38348.7%
      Source: The Rocky Ford, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).