Economic Profile

Logan County is a regional hub for 60,000 people on the High Plains of Colorado.   Our diversified economy brings in over a billion dollars a year in sales from agriculture, retail, health care and professional services.     As of June 2018, our labor force of 11,562 works in health services (largest industry segment), followed by retail trade, government, accommodation and food services jobs.

Logan County’s 2015 Economic Base Analysis noted 25% payments came from agriculture, 20% from regional services and 19% from government.  Other segments include retirees, manufacturing, mining and tourism.

2017 Logan County Demographic Profile

 

Logan County Key Data  Demographics 2017
2017 Logan County Population 22,306 Under 20 years 22.4%
2016 City of Sterling Population 14,101 20 to 39 years 30.1%
2016 Median Household Income $43,300 40 to 59 years  25.6%
Natural Resources / Mining Weekly Wage  $1,037 60 to 79 years  17%
Manufacturing Weekly Wage  $  786 80 years and over  4.9%
June 2018 Open Jobs  247 High school grad or more  89.3%
June 2018 Average Rental $900  Bachelor’s degree or higher  16.7%
June 2018 Average Home Price $166,916
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, CO Demography Office, EMSI, CO Dept of Labor, IRIS, Trulia

 


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