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.
|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|