Economic Profile


Logan County is a regional hub for 70,000 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.

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
Logan County Population 22,306 Under 20 years 22.4%
City of Sterling Population 14,101 20 to 39 years 30.1%
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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