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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Bent County is $15,402, which is much lower than the state average of $31,674 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Bent County median household income is $39,053, which has grown by 38.86% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 25.94% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Bent County residents spend 15.3 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 24.4 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #63

Bent County
15,402 USD
Colorado
31,674 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Bent County
29,415 USD
Colorado
32,301 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Bent County
29,846 USD
Colorado
38,288 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Bent County
27,292 USD
Colorado
26,797 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #51
Bent County
39,053 USD
Colorado
59,448 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Bent County
51,036 USD
Colorado
79,990 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #13
Bent County
38.86%
Colorado
25.94%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Bent CountyColoradoU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income21.42%$19,308, see rank23.86%$18,76621.11%$16,919
Social Security Income44.52%$12,854, see rank23.61%$17,29429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income5.93%$3,417, see rank2.21%$3,6782.82%$3,720
Retirement Income21.53%$23,904, see rank15.98%$27,70017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Bent County
42,764 USD
Colorado
73,817 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Bent County
59,269 USD
Colorado
94,432 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Bent CountyColoradoU.S.
White$39,478, see rank$61,794$56,900
Hispanic$34,231, see rank$41,982$42,396
American Indian, Alaska Native$8,917, see rank$40,268$37,170
One Race, Other$36,513, see rank$38,258$40,300
Two or More Races$21,750, see rank$47,342$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Bent CountyColoradoU.S.
less than 25$58,594, see rank$27,717$25,788
25 to 44$39,135, see rank$63,453$58,398
45 to 64$46,372, see rank$72,479$65,027
65 or over$33,914, see rank$42,655$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Bent CountyColoradoU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over5,108, see rank4,094,922248,775,628
Male13,618, 70.83%, see rank49.91%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2969, 26.78%, see rank74.28%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank1.35%0.73%
Male, Civilian2969, 26.78%, see rank72.93%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3920, 94.94%, see rank91.83%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed349, 5.06%, see rank8.17%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force22,649, 73.22%, see rank25.72%30.72%
Female11,490, 29.17%, see rank50.09%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2667, 44.77%, see rank63.07%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.20%0.11%
Female, Civilian2667, 44.77%, see rank62.87%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3551, 82.61%, see rank92.44%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3116, 17.39%, see rank7.56%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2823, 55.23%, see rank36.93%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Bent CountyColoradoU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over1,450, 100%2,544,021141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone1,186, 81.79%, see rank74.97%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled103, 7.10%, see rank9.83%9.59%
Public Transportation3, 0.21%, see rank3.24%5.06%
Walked58, 4.00%, see rank3.00%2.78%
Other Means13, 0.90%, see rank2.42%1.79%
Worked at Home87, 6.00%, see rank6.54%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Bent County
15.3 minutes
Colorado
24.4 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Bent CountyColoradoU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over1,4712,560,703143,435,233
Male1920, 62.54%, see rank53.45%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2204, 22.17%, see rank37.74%33.12%
Service Occupations2329, 35.76%, see rank14.51%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations250, 5.43%, see rank17.76%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2148, 16.09%, see rank0.80%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations275, 8.15%, see rank10.51%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations290, 9.78%, see rank13.18%17.94%
Female1551, 37.46%, see rank46.55%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2276, 50.09%, see rank42.77%40.04%
Service Occupations295, 17.24%, see rank20.83%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2167, 30.31%, see rank31.32%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.24%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.37%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations213, 2.36%, see rank4.16%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Bent CountyColoradoU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over1,471, 100%2,560,703143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining283, 19.24%, see rank2.53%1.96%
Construction88, 5.98%, see rank7.37%6.17%
Manufacturing12, 0.82%, see rank7.06%10.43%
Wholesale Trade6, 0.41%, see rank2.61%2.75%
Retail Trade69, 4.69%, see rank11.17%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities49, 3.33%, see rank4.53%4.93%
Information14, 0.95%, see rank3.01%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing29, 1.97%, see rank6.98%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
88, 5.98%, see rank13.35%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance351, 23.86%, see rank20.39%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
34, 2.31%, see rank10.85%9.49%
Public Administration381, 25.90%, see rank5.04%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration67, 4.55%, see rank5.12%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Bent County%ColoradoU.S.
Population in Poverty70318.36%, see rank13.07%15.59%
Family in Poverty18615.38%, see rank8.84%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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