Fast Fact – March 31, 2023

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: March 31, 2023

In 2021, the median household income in Colorado rose to $82,228. Economic prosperity, however, continues to vary significantly across the state. In 2021, median household income ranged from $35,416 in Costilla County to $129,839 in Douglas County. Understanding disparities in income and poverty across the state is especially important as we continue addressing the economic impacts and recovery related to COVID-19‘s disruptions. To see 2021 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