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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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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $48,979$73,477$146,954
      City
      $47,831$71,755$143,510
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Chester Center median earnings by income bracket

      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%
      Other21.4%33.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      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%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fairmead, CA1,986$31,77343%
      Berlin, PA1,986$44,19620%
      Horse Pasture, VA1,986$27,50050%
      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).