Income/capita 19%
Household income 8%
Unemployment 52%
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IndexSouthern UteColoradoNational
Income per capita$24,259$33,230$29,829
Median household income$51,094$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,875$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,833$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$30,313$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$26,250$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate7.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level3.5%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Southern Ute is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Southern Ute is 8% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Southern Ute is 52% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Southern Ute is 77% lower than the national average

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      Southern Ute employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.3%25.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.5%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%12.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities28.6%18.8%
      Education, health & social services19.0%18.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bayfield, CO2,527$64,56316.7%
      Durango, CO17,817$60,3349.1%
      Cedar Hill, NM696$53,7502.8%
      Ignacio, CO867$50,2509.2%
      Arboles, CO312$39,14529.2%
      Southern Ute, CO171$51,0947.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Venetie, AK171$27,81349.7%
      Ethelsville, AL171$36,00034.9%
      Camptonville, CA171$42,50023.2%
      Mitchell, IA171$51,2507.4%
      Broughton, IL171$22,81358.8%
      Southern Ute, CO171$51,0947.6%
      Source: The Southern Ute, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).