Income/capita 27%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 39%
IndexChester CenterConnecticutNational
Income per capita$37,814$39,906$29,829
Median household income$73,477$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$106,500$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,754$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$50,637$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$0$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.9%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Chester Center is 27% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Chester Center is 33% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Chester Center is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Chester Center is 48% lower than the national average

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      Chester Center employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry24.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector13.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services7.6%8.1%
      Wholesale & retail services8.8%20.8%
      Public administration13.4%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.8%23.1%

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      Fenwick, CT78$210,625281%
      Durham, CT2,687$103,04986%
      Essex Village, CT2,209$88,51760%
      Saybrook Manor, CT1,193$87,16758%
      East Hampton, CT2,693$86,56956%
      Chester Center, CT1,986$73,47733%

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      Fairmead, CA1,986$31,77343%
      Berlin, PA1,986$44,19620%
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      Bowmansville, PA1,986$56,5002%
      Sabinal, TX1,986$37,32133%
      Chester Center, CT1,986$73,47733%
      Source: The Chester Center, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).