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Income/capita 13%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 58%
IndexBrattleboroVermontNational
Income per capita$25,923$30,663$29,829
Median household income$49,000$56,104$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,879$67,938$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,199$32,858$35,192
Median earnings male$31,518$35,143$36,919
Median earnings female$22,594$26,280$26,250
Unemployment rate7.3%3.3%4.7%
Poverty level21.5%11.6%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brattleboro is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Brattleboro is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brattleboro is 58% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brattleboro is 42% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,663$49,000$98,000
      City
      $37,398$56,104$112,208
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Brattleboro median earnings by income bracket

      Brattleboro employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.1%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%0.8%
      Wholesale & retail services16.6%15.1%
      Public administration3.2%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%0.6%
      Education, health & social services22.9%40.5%
      Other23.0%27.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Keene, NH23,537$53,4993%
      Newfane, VT89$52,8135%
      Northfield, MA1,246$48,63612%
      Jacksonville, VT240$48,19413%
      Winchester, NH1,870$46,87515%
      Brattleboro, VT7,322$49,00011%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hillcrest, NY7,322$89,90863%
      Leola, PA7,325$63,54215%
      Broadview Park, FL7,319$43,44821%
      Wedgefield, FL7,325$60,1619%
      Kula, HI7,326$77,27940%
      Brattleboro, VT7,322$49,00011%
      Source: The Brattleboro, VT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).