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Lifestyle Affordability

People migrate to Western Garfield County simply because of the affordable standard of living. Retail, dining, and entertainment parallel our wages and lifestyle affordability. We are surrounded by beautiful views and plenty to do, but we don’t have to empty our pocketbooks to live here. Garfield County stands at an 88% Standard of Living rating, more than 10% less than the US national average. Our unemployment rate also beats the US average at 8.5% compared to 9.2%.

WG County National Median Household Income: $42,734-$44,512
Single Males: 13.8%-14.6%
Single Females: 9.0%-12.5%
Median Age: 32-36
Homes With Kids: 35.4%-1.4%
Average Household Size: 2.7-2.589
Average Commute Time (Minutes): 28.193-26.376

From: City-Data.com.