Income/capita 53%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 76%
Income per capita$45,764$33,230$29,829
Median household income$73,125$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,847$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$64,297$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$37,157$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$30,771$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate1.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level6.1%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Vail is 53% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Vail is 32% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Vail is 76% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Vail is 60% lower than the national average

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      Vail employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.2%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector4.5%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.2%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services12.8%9.7%
      Public administration2.8%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%1.2%
      Education, health & social services7.2%23.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Edwards, CO9,231$90,49464%
      Frisco, CO2,909$73,67833%
      Red Cliff, CO246$72,81332%
      Minturn, CO1,029$68,54224%
      Avon, CO6,444$56,2232%
      Vail, CO5,363$73,12532%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Somerdale, NJ5,362$59,0637%
      Winston, OR5,364$31,88942%
      Thiells, NY5,365$110,862100%
      Spring Valley, IL5,365$43,63621%
      Lehighton, PA5,360$43,04022%
      Vail, CO5,363$73,12532%
      Source: The Vail, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).