Shelton employment information

Income per capita$41,189$38,480$28,555
Median household income$88,369$69,899$53,482
Median income owner occupied$99,776$91,087$68,142
Median income renter occupied$44,426$35,844$33,219
Median earnings male$59,589$45,498$36,116
Median earnings female$37,765$31,554$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level5.0%10.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Shelton is 44% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Shelton is 65% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Shelton is equal to the national average.
  • The poverty level in Shelton is 68% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Shelton median earnings by income bracket

Shelton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.7%1.8%
Manufacturing sector17.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services6.5%7.2%
Wholesale & retail services14.2%12.2%
Public administration3.9%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%1.4%
Education, health & social services12.8%38.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
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Southport, CT1,711$125,556135%
Newtown, CT2,027$124,688133%
Trumbull, CT36,444$108,554103%
Orange, CT13,947$105,19097%
Shelton, CT40,472$88,36965%

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Brea, CA40,443$81,85753%
Manassas, VA40,436$71,21533%
Mableton, GA40,521$55,5324%
Fitchburg, MA40,419$46,62813%
Waipahu, HI40,532$68,35228%
Shelton, CT40,472$88,36965%
Source: The Shelton, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.