Personal Income

Median household income in the Metro Denver area was $60,344 in 2008, 16 percent higher than the national median income of $52,029. The metro area has historically enjoyed higher household incomes than the rest of the nation due the high education attainment levels of the area workforce and a higher-than-average concentration of two-earner households. Per capita personal income in Metro Denver was $48,360 in 2008, up from $47,940 in 2007. Per capita personal income in Northern Colorado increased to $34,050 in 2008, up 0.7 percent from 2007.
(Source: Metro Economic Development Corp.)