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Income/capita 42%
Household income 48%
Unemployment 18%
IndexWestcliffeColoradoNational
Income per capita$17,218$33,230$29,829
Median household income$28,750$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$34,500$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,250$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$27,125$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$16,964$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level20.8%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Westcliffe is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Westcliffe is 48% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Westcliffe is 18% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Westcliffe is 38% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $19,164$28,750$57,500
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Westcliffe median earnings by income bracket

      Westcliffe employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.9%5.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%3.8%
      Public administration19.7%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.8%26.9%
      Other39.4%59.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Crestone, CO70$34,50038%
      Silver Cliff, CO827$25,60554%
      Westcliffe, CO399$28,75048%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Jay, FL399$38,75030%
      Ione, WA399$48,17313%
      Dowelltown, TN399$35,93835%
      Gamaliel, KY399$29,92646%
      Lostine, OR399$47,61414%
      Westcliffe, CO399$28,75048%
      Source: The Westcliffe, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).