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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataColorado

Economic Statistics

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over275,792100.0
In labor force195,33970.8
Civilian labor force
185,04767.1
Employed
176,52764.0
Unemployed
8,5203.1
Percent of civilian labor force
4.6(X)
Armed Forces
10,2923.7
Not in labor force80,45329.2
Females 16 years and over141,451100.0
In labor force89,02662.9
Civilian labor force
87,40061.8
Employed
83,26158.9
Own children under 6 years30,951100.0
All parents in family in labor force18,62460.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over183,806100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone146,31079.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled21,54711.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,1851.2
Walked4,5142.5
Other means2,3351.3
Worked at home6,9153.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over176,527100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations67,48438.2
Service occupations25,88114.7
Sales and office occupations49,16527.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1290.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations15,7008.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations18,16810.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5810.3
Construction13,1847.5
Manufacturing19,71411.2
Wholesale trade4,0102.3
Retail trade22,31312.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6,2113.5
Information8,2884.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing13,3537.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services22,11412.5
Educational, health and social services31,80418.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services16,1789.2
Other services (except public administration)10,8806.2
Public administration7,8974.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers140,57979.6
Government workers23,89513.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business11,6056.6
Unpaid family workers4480.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households141,757100.0
Less than $10,0009,3796.6
$10,000 to $14,9996,9664.9
$15,000 to $24,99917,81512.6
$25,000 to $34,99918,68613.2
$35,000 to $49,99925,75018.2
$50,000 to $74,99930,60821.6
$75,000 to $99,99916,17111.4
$100,000 to $149,99910,8937.7
$150,000 to $199,9992,8542.0
$200,000 or more2,6351.9
Median household income (dollars)45,081(X)
With earnings121,55885.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
53,300(X)
With Social Security income27,91219.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,378(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3,6342.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,207(X)
With public assistance income3,8962.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,236(X)
With retirement income25,64618.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,852(X)
Families93,891100.0
Less than $10,0003,5823.8
$10,000 to $14,9992,6922.9
$15,000 to $24,9998,5379.1
$25,000 to $34,99910,36711.0
$35,000 to $49,99917,25118.4
$50,000 to $74,99923,71325.3
$75,000 to $99,99913,63514.5
$100,000 to $149,9999,40510.0
$150,000 to $199,9992,5102.7
$200,000 or more2,1992.3
Median family income (dollars)53,478(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,496(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers36,786(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,427(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,687(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.1
With related children under 18 years4,829(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.4
With related children under 5 years
2,630(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.1
Families with female householder, no husband present3,245(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.6
With related children under 18 years3,049(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.9
With related children under 5 years
1,585(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.7
Individuals30,769(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.7
18 years and over20,177(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
65 years and over
2,363(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.2
Related children under 18 years10,081(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,802(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over12,029(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.8
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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