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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexChester CenterConnecticutNational
Income per capita$42,652$39,906$29,829
Median household income$90,400$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$107,750$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$43,828$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$33,571$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate0.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level5.0%10.4%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Chester Center is 43% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Chester Center is 63% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Chester Center is 86% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Chester Center is 67% lower than the national average

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      $60,260 $90,400 $180,800
      $47,831 $71,755 $143,510
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Chester Center median earnings by income bracket

      Chester Center employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.1%22.1%
      Manufacturing sector26.0%26.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.9%4.9%
      Wholesale & retail services6.6%6.6%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services1.7%1.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Durham, CT3,542$121,667119.9%
      Fenwick, CT44$113,750105.6%
      Higganum, CT1,763$111,601101.7%
      Essex Village, CT2,757$101,30083.1%
      East Hampton, CT3,526$98,42477.9%
      Chester Center, CT1,731$90,40063.4%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Winterville, GA1,731$86,56356.5%
      Union City, MI1,731$40,28827.2%
      Bismarck, MO1,731$39,27129.0%
      Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ1,731$89,61562.0%
      Lot 1, PE1,731n/a 
      Chester Center, CT1,731$90,40063.4%
      Source: The Chester Center, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).