Income/capita 24%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 16%
IndexSteamboat SpringsColoradoNational
Income per capita$37,012$33,230$29,829
Median household income$53,996$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,367$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,100$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$29,988$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$26,824$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level10.2%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Steamboat Springs is 24% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Steamboat Springs is 2% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Steamboat Springs is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Steamboat Springs is 33% lower than the national average

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      Steamboat Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.1%2.6%
      Manufacturing sector4.9%1.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.7%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services12.6%14.9%
      Public administration1.8%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%3.5%
      Education, health & social services6.4%20.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Oak Creek, CO879$43,12522%
      Steamboat Springs, CO12,336$53,9962%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North Merrick, NY12,337$122,250121%
      Northlake, IL12,339$54,8081%
      Bayou Blue, LA12,333$56,2112%
      Panama City Beach, FL12,333$53,2514%
      Channahon, IL12,329$89,95763%
      Steamboat Springs, CO12,336$53,9962%
      Source: The Steamboat Springs, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).