Portland employment information

Income per capita$37,814$38,480$28,555
Median household income$69,907$69,899$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,473$91,087$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,175$35,844$33,219
Median earnings male$46,891$45,498$36,116
Median earnings female$36,531$31,554$25,692
Unemployment rate6.4%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level10.3%10.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Portland is 32% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Portland is 31% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Portland is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Portland is 34% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Portland median earnings by income bracket

Portland employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.9%1.1%
Manufacturing sector11.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services7.4%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services20.9%13.3%
Public administration0.8%6.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%1.8%
Education, health & social services11.1%46.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Terramuggus, CT837$116,302117%
Cheshire Village, CT5,264$102,73492%
East Hampton, CT2,402$101,07189%
Moodus, CT1,403$95,35078%
Durham, CT2,924$89,82668%
Portland, CT5,634$69,90731%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Exeter, PA5,633$40,52924%
Morris Plains, NJ5,635$110,167106%
Marksville, LA5,635$24,09255%
Carterville, IL5,635$49,0998%
James City, NC5,635$47,82311%
Portland, CT5,634$69,90731%
Source: The Portland, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.