Income/capita 43%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 8%
IndexSugar CityColoradoNational
Income per capita$16,954$33,230$29,829
Median household income$34,250$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,875$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,500$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$29,750$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$0$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level28.3%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sugar City is 43% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sugar City is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sugar City is 8% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sugar City is 87% higher than the national average

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      Sugar City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry32.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%4.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services2.2%10.9%
      Public administration13.0%5.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services26.1%46.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cheraw, CO194$37,32133%
      Rocky Ford, CO3,858$29,25047%
      Manzanola, CO452$27,78850%
      Crowley, CO194$26,96451%
      Ordway, CO1,464$26,00053%
      Sugar City, CO350$34,25038%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Castalia, NC350$30,00046%
      New Richmond, IN350$50,00010%
      Patriot, IN350$41,59125%
      Bristol, SD350$37,75032%
      Suring, WI350$26,07153%
      Sugar City, CO350$34,25038%
      Source: The Sugar City, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).