Income/capita 21%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 88%
IndexShaw HeightsColoradoNational
Income per capita$23,452$33,230$29,829
Median household income$61,373$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,071$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,375$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$30,942$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$24,489$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate8.8%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level14.2%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Shaw Heights is 21% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Shaw Heights is 11% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Shaw Heights is 88% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Shaw Heights is 6% lower than the national average

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      Shaw Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry24.4%3.1%
      Manufacturing sector15.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%5.3%
      Wholesale & retail services18.6%21.5%
      Public administration1.0%3.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%3.0%
      Education, health & social services3.8%32.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pine Brook Hill, CO1,091$229,091314%
      Paragon Estates, CO892$146,935166%
      Genesee, CO3,625$144,732162%
      Todd Creek, CO3,979$132,169139%
      Eldorado Springs, CO935$119,028115%
      Shaw Heights, CO5,351$61,37311%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mascotte, FL5,350$43,47221%
      Weiser, ID5,350$31,34343%
      St. Paul Park, MN5,352$68,58624%
      Lake Alfred, FL5,353$40,14427%
      Glendive, MT5,353$47,35014%
      Shaw Heights, CO5,351$61,37311%
      Source: The Shaw Heights, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).