Fast Fact – March 19, 2021

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: March 19, 2021

In 2019, the median income earned by Colorado households was $77,104, rising for the ninth consecutive year. Economic prosperity, however, continues to vary significantly across the state. In 2019, Douglas County residents saw a median household income of $123,697, more than three times the median household income experienced by Coloradans in Costilla County, which was $34,731. Understanding disparities in income and poverty across the state is especially important as we look ahead to addressing the economic impacts and recovery from the disruptions of COVID-19. To see median household income data for your county, please visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center.

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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit www.coloradokids.org.