Income/capita 42%
Household income 55%
Unemployment 160%
Income per capita$17,429$33,230$29,829
Median household income$24,779$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$34,125$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,634$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$22,610$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$18,327$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate12.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level21.9%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Walsenburg is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Walsenburg is 55% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Walsenburg is 160% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Walsenburg is 45% higher than the national average

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      Walsenburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector8.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.6%8.5%
      Public administration12.8%13.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%1.8%
      Education, health & social services36.0%46.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      La Veta, CO703$33,52339%
      Lynn, CO4$0100%
      Walsenburg, CO2,917$24,77955%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Drum Point, MD2,917$73,60933%
      Bal Harbour, FL2,917$49,86910%
      The Plains, OH2,918$33,20740%
      Thermopolis, WY2,918$45,66817%
      Cache, OK2,918$55,5490%
      Walsenburg, CO2,917$24,77955%
      Source: The Walsenburg, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).