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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Colorado is $31,674, which is higher than the national average of $28,555. Colorado median household income is $59,448, which has grown by 25.94% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Colorado residents spend 24.4 minutes per day commuting to work, which 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, #10

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

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
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
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, #15
Colorado
59,448 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Colorado
79,990 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #37
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
 ColoradoU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income23.86%$18,766, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income23.61%$17,294, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.21%$3,678, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income15.98%$27,700, see rank17.85%$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
Colorado
73,817 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
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

 ColoradoU.S.
White$61,794, see rank$56,900
Black$41,980, see rank$35,600
Hispanic$41,982, see rank$42,396
Asian$64,854, see rank$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$40,268, see rank$37,170
Hawaiian Native$55,405, see rank$53,370
One Race, Other$38,258, see rank$40,300
Two or More Races$47,342, see rank$47,621

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

Median Household Income by Age

 ColoradoU.S.
less than 25$27,717, see rank$25,788
25 to 44$63,453, see rank$58,398
45 to 64$72,479, see rank$65,027
65 or over$42,655, see rank$37,945

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

Employment Status

 Colorado%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over4,094,922 see rank248,775,628
Male12,043,67749.91%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:21,518,00274.28%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces227,6321.35%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian21,490,37072.93%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed31,368,58591.83%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3121,7858.17%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2525,67525.72%, see rank30.72%
Female12,051,24550.09%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:21,293,69963.07%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces24,1250.20%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian21,289,57462.87%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed31,192,11892.44%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed397,4567.56%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2757,54636.93%, see rank41.21%
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

 Colorado%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over2,544,021100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone1,907,27474.97%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled250,1369.83%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation82,3673.24%, see rank5.06%
Walked76,3763.00%, see rank2.78%
Other Means61,5002.42%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home166,3686.54%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
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
 Colorado%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,560,703-143,435,233
Male11,368,58553.45%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2516,54537.74%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations2198,63914.51%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2243,03717.76%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations210,9910.80%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2143,82310.51%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2180,32413.18%, see rank17.94%
Female11,192,11846.55%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2509,85742.77%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations2248,29420.83%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2373,35131.32%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations22,9160.24%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations24,4050.37%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations249,6244.16%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Colorado%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,560,703100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining64,6642.53%, see rank1.96%
Construction188,6937.37%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing180,7577.06%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade66,9122.61%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade286,02811.17%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities116,0544.53%, see rank4.93%
Information77,1613.01%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing178,7886.98%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
341,73413.35%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance522,04620.39%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
277,92810.85%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration128,9415.04%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration130,9975.12%, see rank4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Colorado%U.S.
Population in Poverty663,86113.07%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty113,4248.84%, see rank11.47%

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


 
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