New Haven employment information

IndexNew HavenConnecticutNational
Income per capita$23,796$38,480$28,555
Median household income$37,508$69,899$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,739$91,087$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,030$35,844$33,219
Median earnings male$27,583$45,498$36,116
Median earnings female$23,133$31,554$25,692
Unemployment rate8.9%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level26.4%10.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in New Haven is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in New Haven is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in New Haven is 52% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in New Haven is 69% higher than the national average.

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New Haven median earnings by income bracket

New Haven employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.1%0.4%
Manufacturing sector10.3%0.3%
Financial & insurance services3.2%2.2%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%8.4%
Public administration3.2%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%2.4%
Education, health & social services30.2%53.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Trumbull, CT36,444$108,554103%
Orange, CT13,947$105,19097%
Cheshire Village, CT5,264$102,73492%
Durham, CT2,924$89,82668%
Shelton, CT40,472$88,36965%
New Haven, CT130,553$37,50830%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sterling Heights, MI130,604$58,80010%
Frisco, TX130,499$112,155110%
Olathe, KS129,913$76,51943%
Columbia, SC131,331$41,45422%
Bellevue, WA132,268$92,52473%
New Haven, CT130,553$37,50830%
Source: The New Haven, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.