Metro Denver has one of the nation's strongest metropolitan economies. Due to the high education attainment levels of the Metro Denver workforce and a higher-than-average concentration of two-earner households, Metro Denver has historically enjoyed higher household incomes than much of the nation.


  Metro Denver Northern Colorado Colorado
Per Capita Personal Income, 20191 $68,399 $53,176 $61,157
Median Household Income, 20192 $85,641*




Source: 1U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, State and Local Area Personal Income Estimates, 2020. 2U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2020.

*Estimate for the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood MSA.

**Estimate for the Fort Collins-Loveland MSA.

***Estimate for the Greeley MSA.