West Haven employment information

IndexWest HavenConnecticutNational
Income per capita$25,718$38,480$28,555
Median household income$49,993$69,899$53,482
Median income owner occupied$74,292$91,087$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,794$35,844$33,219
Median earnings male$31,597$45,498$36,116
Median earnings female$27,433$31,554$25,692
Unemployment rate9.1%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level13.2%10.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Haven is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Haven is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Haven is 57% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Haven is 15% lower than the national average.

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West Haven median earnings by income bracket

West Haven employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.9%0.6%
Manufacturing sector14.9%0.4%
Financial & insurance services2.8%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services19.0%14.9%
Public administration4.1%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%2.7%
Education, health & social services18.0%44.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Trumbull, CT36,444$108,554103%
Orange, CT13,947$105,19097%
Durham, CT2,924$89,82668%
Shelton, CT40,472$88,36965%
North Haven, CT23,997$84,07857%
West Haven, CT55,290$49,9937%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sanford, FL55,296$39,77626%
Eastvale, CA55,298$109,783105%
Port Charlotte, FL55,206$39,38726%
Hacienda Heights, CA55,179$76,43543%
Santee, CA55,435$74,21339%
West Haven, CT55,290$49,9937%
Source: The West Haven, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.