Income/capita 44%
Household income 48%
Unemployment 9%
Income per capita$16,816$33,230$29,829
Median household income$28,984$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$30,625$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,250$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$25,096$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$19,125$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level26.8%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Saguache is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Saguache is 48% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Saguache is 9% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Saguache is 77% higher than the national average

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      Saguache employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector20.2%29.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services20.2%11.1%
      Public administration8.1%32.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%3.7%
      Education, health & social services5.1%19.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moffat, CO143$16,56370%
      Bonanza, CO7$0100%
      Saguache, CO491$28,98448%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lyndon Station, WI491$30,31345%
      Hiddenite, NC491$0100%
      Fessenden, ND491$54,8861%
      Glenbeulah, WI491$57,7504%
      Lost Bridge Village, AR491$64,37516%
      Saguache, CO491$28,98448%
      Source: The Saguache, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).