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Employment Fast Facts

Unemployment: Routt County’s June 2015 unemployment rate of 4% was 2.3% more favorable than the June 2012 rate of 5.5 percent, and 6.3% better than the June 2010 rate.

Average size of Routt County’s labor force in June 2015: 14,035.

Average annual wage in Routt County in fourth quarter of 2014: $48,516 ($23.33 per hour).

Routt County’s median household income ranking: Ranking of $62,271 places it 9th in Colorado rankings.

Largest employer: Yampa Valley Medical Center

County/State Median Household Income 2014

Douglas $98,426

Elbert $81,528

Broomfield $81,040

Eagle $69,870

Jefferson $67,401

Pitkin $67,057

Boulder $66,894

Clear Creek $65,359

Routt $62,271

Ouray $61,657

COLORADO $56,880

Did You Know?

30 percent of Routt County residents age 25 and older have at least a bachelor’s degree compared to 18 percent across the country

15 percent of residents have graduate or professional degrees compared to 10.4 percent across the country

Adults in Routt County have much lower rates of smoking, physical inactivity and obesity than across Colorado and the U.S.