Logan County, CO

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Population

21,885

0.105% growth

Median Age

37.5


Median Household Income

$44,876

3.54% growth

Poverty Rate

16.8%


Number of Employees

10,390

1.15% decline

Median Property Value

$148,700

8.3% growth

About

In 2017, Logan County, CO had a population of 21.9k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $44,876. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Logan County, CO grew from 21,862 to 21,885, a 0.105% increase and its median household income grew from $43,340 to $44,876, a 3.54% increase.

The population of Logan County, CO is 78.1% White Alone, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.55% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Logan County, CO speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Logan County, CO are Northeastern Junior College (790 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Logan County, CO is $148,700, and the homeownership rate is 62%. Most people in Logan County, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Logan County, CO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Logan County, CO employs 10.4k people. The largest industries in Logan County, CO are Retail Trade (1,250 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,117 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (937 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,708), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($59,853), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,343).

Median household income in Logan County, CO is $44,876. Males in Logan County, CO have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,692. The income inequality in Logan County, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,876

2017 value

± $5,064

3.54%

1 Year Growth

± 14.8%

Households in Logan County, CO have a median annual income of $44,876, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $43,340 in 2016, which represents a 3.54% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,531

Average Male Salary

± $1,541

$51,692

Average Female Salary

± $1,226

In 2017, full-time male employees in Colorado made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Colorado by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,772 ± $5,354

  2. White

    $54,520 ± $998

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $47,825 ± $27,111

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Colorado workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Logan County, CO is from Colorado.

0.471

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0949% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9659

  2. Census Tract 9660

  3. Census Tract 9664

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Logan County, CO was Census Tract 9659 with a value of $60,972, followed by Census Tract 9660 and Census Tract 9664, with respective values of $52,434 and $50,947.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Logan County, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Logan County, CO (3.5k out of 20.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females < 5, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,715 ± 424

  2. Hispanic

    636 ± 262

  3. Two Or More

    561 ± 271

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Logan County, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

10.4k

2017 Value

± 792

-1.15%

1 Year decline

± 11%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Logan County, CO declined at a rate of -1.15%, from 10.5k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Logan County, CO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,248 people), Management Occupations (1,128 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (936 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Logan County, CO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Logan County, CO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,248 people), Management Occupations (1,128 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (936 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Logan County, CO has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.42 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.8 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.81 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Logan County, CO, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($63,409), Community & Social Service Occupations ($55,852), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($53,214).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.4k

2017 Value

± 792

-1.15%

1 Year decline

± 11%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Logan County, CO declined at a rate of -1.15%, from 10.5k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Logan County, CO, are Retail Trade (1,250 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,117 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (937 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Logan County, CO, though some of these residents may live in Logan County, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Logan County, CO, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,250 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,117 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (937 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Logan County, CO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (7.45 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.92 times), and Public Administration (1.91 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Logan County, CO, by median earnings, are Utilities ($72,708), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($59,853), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,343).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30.1B

  2. $22.9B

  3. $15.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $30.1B, followed by Mixed freight ($22.9B) and Electronics ($15.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$208B

2015 Value

$314B

Projected 2045 Value

51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Colorado trade was $208B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $314B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $12.5B

  2. $9.22B

  3. $7.43B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wyoming with $12.5B, followed by Nebraska with $9.22B and California and $7.43B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89% of the population of Logan County, CO has health coverage, with 35.5% on employee plans, 24.8% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 2.23% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Logan County, CO was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Logan County, CO see 1377 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.32% decrease from the previous year (1502 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1566 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 359 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (8.8%). Additionally, Logan County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (28.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,377 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Logan County, CO see an average of 1,377 patients per year. This represents a 8.32% decrease from the previous year (1,502 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Logan County, CO in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,804

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,623

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,143

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,287

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Colorado (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.13%, from $6,472 to $6,804.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11%

Uninsured

35.5%

Employer Coverage

24.8%

Medicaid

13.4%

Medicare

13.1%

Non-Group

2.23%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Logan County, CO declined by 15.5% from 13% to 11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Logan County, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 8.8% prevalence

  2. 8.7% prevalence

  3. 8.4% prevalence

Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Colorado, at 8.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Colorado by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Logan County, CO is home to a population of 21.9k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.07% of Logan County, CO residents were born outside of the country (891 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Logan County, CO is composed of 17.1k White Alone residents (78.1%), 3.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (15.5%), 776 Two or More Races residents (3.55%), 251 Black or African American Alone residents (1.15%), 209 Asian Alone residents (0.955%), 164 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.749%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Logan County, CO are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Logan County, CO was 37.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Logan County, CO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Logan County, CO residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.07%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

891 people

4.13%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

902 people

As of 2017, 4.07% of Logan County, CO residents (891 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Logan County, CO was 4.13%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    230,780 ± 11,541 people

  2. India

    19,019 ± 3,380 people

  3. Vietnam

    17,347 ± 3,228 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Colorado was Mexico, the natal country of 230,780 Colorado residents, followed by India with 19,019 and Vietnam with 17,347.

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Citizenship

96.8%

2017 Citizenship

96.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.8% of Logan County, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Logan County, CO was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    17.1k ± 22

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.4k ± 310

  3. Two or More Races

    776 ± 212

In 2017, there were 5.02 times more White Alone residents (17.1k people) in Logan County, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.4k Hispanic or Latino and 776 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Logan County, CO as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Logan County, CO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Logan County, CO was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Logan County, CO are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    718 ± 131

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    278 ± 156

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    255 ± 127

Logan County, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Logan County, CO awarded 790 degrees. The student population of Logan County, CO is skewed towards women, with 720 male students and 925 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Logan County, CO are White (597 and 76.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (88 and 11.2%), Unknown (54 and 6.89%), and Two or More Races (20 and 2.55%).

The largest universities in Logan County, CO by number of degrees awarded are Northeastern Junior College (790 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Logan County, CO are Medium or Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology (166 and 21%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (90 and 11.4%), and Other Electromechanical, Instrumentation, & Maintenance Technology (87 and 11%).

The median tuition costs in Logan County, CO are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Logan County, CO was Medium or Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology with 153 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Logan County, CO according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

790 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Logan County, CO institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northeastern Junior College with 790 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

537

Degrees Awarded to Men

253

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 537 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Logan County, CO, which is 2.12 times more than the 253 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    597 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    88 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    54 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Logan County, CO were to White students. These 597 degrees mean that there were 6.78 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 88 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Logan County, CO was $148,700 in 2017, which is 0.683 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $137,300 to $148,700, a 8.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Logan County, CO is 62%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Logan County, CO have an average commute time of 18.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Logan County, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$44,876

Median Household Income

± $5,064

8.15k

Number of Households

± 643

In 2017, the median household income of the 8.15k households in Logan County, CO grew to $44,876 from the previous year's value of $43,340.

The following chart displays the households in Logan County, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$148,700

2017 Median

± $7,791

$137,300

2016 Median

± $9,488

In 2017, the median property value in Logan County, CO grew to to $148,700 from the previous year's value of $137,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Logan County, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Logan County, CO the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Logan County, CO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Logan County, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

62%

2017 Homeownership

63%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62% of the housing units in Logan County, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Logan County, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Logan County, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Logan County, CO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

18.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Logan County, CO have a shorter commute time (18.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.72% of the workforce in Logan County, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.7%

  2. Carpooled

    12%

  3. Walked

    5.77%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Logan County, CO was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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