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. Our labor force of 10,726 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|
|2016 Logan County Population||22,047||Under 20 years||22.4%|
|2016 City of Sterling Population||14,101||20 to 39 years||30.1%|
|2015 Median Household Income||$42,319||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 2017 Open Jobs Average Annual Wage||$47,202||High school grad or more||88.7%|
|2017 Median 2 Bd Rent / Month||$825||Bachelor’s degree or higher||15.8%|
|2016 Monthly Median Home Sales Prices||$185,000|
|Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, CO Demography Office, EMSI, CO Dept of Labor, Trulia|