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  • Economic Outlook

    Cost of Living

    Compared to the national average of 100, the average cost of living was 97.8 according to the ACCRA Annual Average Data Third Quarter 2013 Cost of living Index for Grand Junction MSA.

    Service index #
    Misc. Goods & Services 96.2
    Transportation 101.5
    Housing 100.7
    Health Care 100.5
    Utilities 87.5
    Grocery Items 99.2
    TOTAL (AVG) 97.8

    Real Estate/Construction

    Mesa County Real Estate Averages
    2011 2012 2013**
    Total Sold 2,331 2,643 2,623
    Total Value $420,000,000 $493,000,000 $519,000,000
    All Residential* $158,100 $165,000 $173,500
    3-Bedroom* $154,413 $161,500 $164,250
    Condo/Twnhm* $109,750 $120,000 $139,000
    All Commercial* $329,000 $310,000 $295,000
    Vacant Land* $ 69,700 $ 65,000 $80,000
    *Median Price: **Annualized based on data through December 2013 Source: Grand Junction Area Realtors Association

    2013 Building Permits

    CITY COUNTY
    Residential 225 145
    Industrial/Commercial 8 3
    Total Permits 988 922
    Total Value $124,166,999 $56,247,058
    Source: Mesa County Building Department

    Taxes

    Area Percent
    Corporate Income Tax 4.75%
    Retail Sales Tax: 7.65% (total)
    State 2.9%
    County 2.0%
    City (Grand Junction) 2.75%
    City (Fruita) 2.0%
    City (Palisade) 1.0%
    Individual Income Tax 4.63%

    Property Tax

    Residential 7.96%
    All Others 29.0%
    *Mill Levy 88 mills per $1,000 assessed value (avg)
  • Major Employers

    Major Employers

    Mesa County Valley School District 51 2,625 www.d51schools.org (970) 254-5100
    St. Mary’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center 1,986 www.stmarygj.com (970) 244-2273
    Mesa County – All Departments 987 www.mesacounty.us (970) 244-1800
    State of Colorado 954 www.colorado.gov (303) 866-5000
    StarTek USA, Inc. 900 www.startek.com (970) 263-7700
    City Markets, Inc. 864 www.citymarket.com (970) 241-0750
    Colorado Mesa University 827 www.coloradomesa.edu (970) 248-1020
    Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 732 www.walmart.com (970) 241-6061 or (970) 248-0031
    Grand Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center 650 http://www.grandjunction.va.gov/ (970) 242-0731
    City of Grand Junction 642 www.gjcity.org (970) 244-1501
    Hilltop Community Resources, Inc. 630 www.htop.org (970) 242-4400
    Community Hospital 610 www.yourcommunityhospital.com (970) 242-0920
    Halliburton Energy Service 528 www.halliburton.com (970) 523-3600
    Family Health West 515 www.familyhealthwest.org (970) 858-3900
    Rocky Mountain Health Plans 437 www.rmhp.org (970) 244-7760
    STRIVE 382 www.mesadev.org (970) 243-3702
    West Star Aviation Inc. 355 www.weststaraviation.com (970) 243-7500
    Elam Construction 300 http://elamconstruction.com/ (970) 242-5370
    MIND SPRINGShealth 295 www.mindspringshealth.org/
    Primary Care Partners 290 www.pcpgj.com
    Capco 250 www.capcoinc.com/
    HopeWest 245 www.hopewestco.org/ (970) 241-2212
    WPX Energy 215 http://wpxcolorado.com/
    Taco Bell 191 http://www.tacobell.com/
    Source: Grand Junction Economic Partnership (Spring 2012)
  • Labor Force

    Labor Force

    Total Labor Force 77,347
    Employed Persons 71,974
    Unemployed Persons 5,373
    Unemployment Rate 6.9%
    Source: CO Dept. of Labor & Employment, December 2011 Monthly Report
    Area Avg. Weekly Wage
    Avg. Employment
    Accommodation & Food Svc $308 6623
    Admin & Waste Svcs $545 3,118
    Ag/For/Fish/Hunt $567 443
    Arts, Entertainment, Rec $564 902
    Construction $934 3,551
    Educational Svcs $761 4,444
    Finance & Insurance $1,389 1,870
    Health Care & Social Asst $906 9,936
    Information $1600 886
    Mgt-Companies/Enterprises $2,133 132
    Manufacturing $1,165 2,712
    Mining $1,818 2,644
    Other Svcs (ex. Public Admin) $666 1,698
    Professional/Technical Svcs $1,549 2,243
    Public Administration $1,023 3,361
    Real Estate & Rental/Leasing $887 569
    Retail Trade $531 7,799
    Transportation/Warehousing $936 2,582
    Utilities $1,447 340
    Wholesale Trade $1,344 2,285
    TOTAL : $1,054 58,138
    *Source: CO Dept. of Labor & Employment, ES202
    *Grand Junction was named #34 on Forbes.com Best Small Places for Business-2010
  • Training/Education

    Name Phone Website Other Info
    5 Star CDL Professional Training (970) 241-1025 www.5starcdltraining.com
    Colorado Christian University (970) 242-1811 www.ccu.edu
    Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (970) 248-7103 www.cdhs.state.co.us/dvr
    G.O.A.L Academy (970) 812-0246 www.goalac.org
    Institute of Therapeutic Massage (970) 255-8037 www.itmwc.org
    IntelliTec Colleges (970) 245-8101 www.intelliteccollege.edu
    Mesa State College (970) 248-1020 www.mesastate.edu
    MJM Institute of Cosmetology (970) 241-9060 www.mjmcosmetology.com
    Salon Professional Academy (970) 245-1110 www.thesalonprofessionalacademy.com
    Sylvan Learning Center (970) 241-7748 www.grandjunction.localsylvan.com
    Western Colorado Community College (970) 255-2600 www.mesastate.edu/wccc
  • Labor Organizations

    Name Phone Website Other Info
    AFSCME #3375 (970) 254-6570 www.afscmelocal3375.org (American Fed. of State, County, Municipal Employees)
    AFL-CIO (970) 523-1559 (Western Colo. Trades and Labor Assembly)
    CWA #7743 (970) 244-7743 www.local7743.org (Communication Workers of America)
    IBEW #969 (970) 242-3432 www.ibew969.com (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)
    IBEW #111 (970) 523-1874 www.ibew111.com (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)
    IUOE #9 (970) 243-1646 www.iuoelocal9.com (International Union of Operating Engineers)
    UA #145 (970) 245-2012 www.local45.com (Plumbers & Pipefitters)
    UFCW #7 (970) 245-3666 www.ufcw7.com (United Food & Commercial Workers)
  • Employment

    Name Phone Website
    Elwood Staffing (970) 243-9950 www.elwoodstaffing.com
    Express Employment Professionals (970) 242-4500 www.expresspros.com
    Intermountain Staffing/Labor Etc. (970) 243-0811 www.laboretc.com
    Mesa County Workforce Center (970) 248-0871 www.workforcecenter.mesacounty.us
    Quick Temps (970) 241-6007 www.quicktempsinc.com
    RifleWorks (970) 625-4440 www.rifleworks.biz
    S.O.S. Staffing Services (970) 243-9950 www.sosstaffing.com
    School to Work Alliance (970) 254-6008 www.mesak12.us/departments/swap/index.html
    TPM Staffing (970) 372-4141 www.tpmstaffing.com