Craig, CO

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Population

13,056

0.169% growth

Poverty Rate

10.1%


Median Age

37.7


Median Household Income

$53,010

1.22% decline

Number of Employees

6,373

0.552% growth

Median Property Value

$169,200

0.471% decline

About

In 2017, Craig, CO had a population of 13.1k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $53,010. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Craig, CO grew from 13,034 to 13,056, a 0.169% increase and its median household income declined from $53,664 to $53,010, a -1.22% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Craig, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.4%), White (Hispanic) (13.4%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.965%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.85%). N/A% of the people in Craig, CO speak a non-English language, and 97% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Craig, CO is $169,200, and the homeownership rate is 69.8%. Most people in Craig, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Craig, CO is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Colorado. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Colorado, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Colorado (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Craig, CO employs 6.37k people. The largest industries in Craig, CO are Retail Trade (880 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (645 people), and Construction (633 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,958), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,016), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,750).

Median household income in Craig, CO is $53,010. Males in Craig, CO have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,692. The income inequality in Craig, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,010

2017 value

± $4,266

-1.22%

1 Year Growth

± 12%

Households in Craig, CO have a median annual income of $53,010, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,664 in 2016, which represents a -1.22% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,531

Average Male Salary

± $1,541

$51,692

Average Female Salary

± $1,226

In 2017, full-time male employees in Colorado made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Colorado by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,772 ± $5,354

  2. White

    $54,520 ± $998

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $47,825 ± $27,111

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Colorado workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Craig, CO is from Colorado.

0.471

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0949% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Craig, CO was Douglas County, CO with a value of $119,615, followed by Broomfield County, CO and Jefferson County, CO, with respective values of $95,800 and $85,890.

The following map shows all of the counties in Craig, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Craig, CO (1.31k out of 12.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,047 ± 216

  2. Hispanic

    195 ± 128

  3. Two Or More

    101 ± 112

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Craig, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.37k

2017 Value

± 506

0.552%

1 Year growth

± 10.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Craig, CO grew at a rate of 0.552%, from 6.34k employees to 6.37k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Craig, CO, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (872 people), Sales & Related Occupations (779 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (764 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Craig, CO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Craig, CO, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (872 people), Sales & Related Occupations (779 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (764 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Craig, CO has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.75 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.22 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.95 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Craig, CO, by median earnings, are Production Occupations ($74,766), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($74,464), and Material Moving Occupations ($68,077).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.37k

2017 Value

± 506

0.552%

1 Year growth

± 10.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Craig, CO grew at a rate of 0.552%, from 6.34k employees to 6.37k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Craig, CO, are Retail Trade (880 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (645 people), and Construction (633 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Craig, CO, though some of these residents may live in Craig, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Craig, CO, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (880 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (645 people), and Construction (633 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Craig, CO has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (18.7 times higher than expected), Utilities (7.37 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.75 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Craig, CO, by median earnings, are Utilities ($83,958), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,016), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,750).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $35B

  2. $24.9B

  3. $18.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $35B, followed by Mixed freight ($24.9B) and Electronics ($18.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$229B

2020 Value

$314B

Projected 2045 Value

37.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Colorado trade was $229B. This is expected to increase 37.2% to $314B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $13.9B

  2. $10.6B

  3. $8.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wyoming with $13.9B, followed by Nebraska with $10.6B and California and $8.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

85.3% of the population of Craig, CO has health coverage, with 48.1% on employee plans, 14% on Medicaid, 9.32% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 1.55% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Craig, CO was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Craig, CO see 1243 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.404% increase from the previous year (1238 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1291 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 326 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (8.8%). Additionally, Logan County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (28.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,243 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Colorado see an average of 1,243 patients per year. This represents a 0.404% increase from the previous year (1,238 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,804

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,623

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,143

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,287

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Colorado (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.13%, from $6,472 to $6,804.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

14.7%

Uninsured

48.1%

Employer Coverage

14%

Medicaid

9.32%

Medicare

12.3%

Non-Group

1.55%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Craig, CO grew by 4.13% from 14.1% to 14.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Craig, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 8.8% prevalence

  2. 8.7% prevalence

  3. 8.4% prevalence

Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Colorado, at 8.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Colorado by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Craig, CO is home to a population of 13.1k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.24% of Craig, CO residents were born outside of the country (815 people).

In 2017, there were 6.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.6k people) in Craig, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.75k White (Hispanic) and 183 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Craig, CO was 37.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Craig, CO are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Craig, CO residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.24%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

815 people

6.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

821 people

As of 2017, 6.24% of Craig, CO residents (815 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Craig, CO was 6.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    230,780 ± 11,541 people

  2. India

    19,019 ± 3,380 people

  3. Vietnam

    17,347 ± 3,228 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Colorado was Mexico, the natal country of 230,780 Colorado residents, followed by India with 19,019 and Vietnam with 17,347.

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Citizenship

97%

2017 Citizenship

96.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97% of Craig, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Craig, CO was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Craig, CO

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    10.6k ± 21

  2. White (Hispanic)

    1.75k ± 102

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    183 ± 72.5

In 2017, there were 6.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.6k people) in Craig, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.75k White (Hispanic) and 183 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Craig, CO as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    361 ± 95

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    116 ± 66

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    71 ± 60

Craig, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Craig, CO was $169,200 in 2017, which is 0.737 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $170,000 to $169,200, a 0.471% decrease. The homeownership rate in Craig, CO is 69.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Craig, CO have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Craig, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$169,200

2017 Median

± $8,742

$170,000

2016 Median

± $8,944

In 2017, the median property value in Craig, CO declined from to $169,200 from the previous year's value of $170,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Craig, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Craig, CO the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$53,010

Median Household Income

± $4,266

5.1k

Number of Households

± 430

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.1k households in Craig, CO declined from $53,010 from the previous year's value of $53,664.

The following chart displays the households in Craig, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Craig, CO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Craig, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.8%

2017 Homeownership

71%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.8% of the housing units in Craig, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Craig, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Craig, CO have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.692% of the workforce in Craig, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    72.6%

  2. Carpooled

    17.7%

  3. Walked

    4.13%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Craig, CO was Drove Alone (72.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (17.7%) and those who Walked (4.13%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Craig, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Craig, CO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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