Mesa County, CO Economy


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Mesa, CO County is an excellent place to live with affordable 2 bedroom rents of $1,070 compared to the national average of $1,430. It also has a lower grocery cost index than the US at 103 versus 100. The area provides plenty of employment opportunities with local companies such as Mesa Industries and Colorado River Shopping Center. There are also plenty of shopping centers in the area including Southridge Shopping Center and Westwood Village Shopping Center for all your shopping needs.

Mesa County has an unemployment rate of 7.2%. The US average is 6.0%.

Mesa County has seen the job market increase by 2.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.7%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Mesa County
- The Sales Tax Rate for Mesa County is 6.5%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Mesa County is 4.6%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Mesa County
- The average income of a Mesa County resident is $26,518 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Mesa County resident is $62,127 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.

Income by Population Percent

  EconomyMesa, ColoradoUnited States
  7.26
  -4.9%-6.2%
  38.7%33.5%
  5.3%6.2%
  4.6%4.6%
  $33,073$37,638
  $62,127$69,021
  $77,235$85,028
  Population by Occupation
  2.1%1.2%
  2.6%0.5%
  10.1%6.8%
  5.6%10.0%
  2.5%2.5%
  12.2%11.0%
  4.8%4.8%
  0.8%0.8%
  1.6%1.9%
  2.8%4.7%
  2.4%1.9%
  5.1%7.6%
  0.1%0.1%
  3.7%4.2%
  8.3%9.3%
  16.5%14.0%
  1.9%2.1%
  7.3%7.0%
  4.9%4.8%
  4.7%4.7%
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