Westerly employment information

IndexWesterlyRhode IslandNational
Income per capita$33,175$30,765$28,555
Median household income$58,620$56,423$53,482
Median income owner occupied$73,648$78,894$68,142
Median income renter occupied$35,673$30,750$33,219
Median earnings male$45,401$38,201$36,116
Median earnings female$31,522$27,431$25,692
Unemployment rate5.4%6.2%5.8%
Poverty level11.0%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Westerly is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Westerly is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Westerly is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Westerly is 29% lower than the national average.

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Westerly median earnings by income bracket

Westerly employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector20.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.1%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services11.7%14.4%
Public administration4.2%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%2.1%
Education, health & social services11.6%37.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fishers Island, NY296$151,333183%
Watch Hill, RI179$139,250160%
Groton Long Point, CT445$102,69292%
Noank, CT2,100$86,69662%
Quonochontaug, RI483$85,75060%
Westerly, RI17,984$58,62010%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Yorkville, IL17,980$86,38762%
Stafford, TX17,990$58,5199%
Winthrop Town, MA17,992$64,16920%
North Druid Hills, GA17,996$51,3654%
Avenel, NJ17,952$71,71134%
Westerly, RI17,984$58,62010%
Source: The Westerly, RI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.