Income/capita 136%
Household income 138%
Unemployment 0%
IndexCos CobConnecticutNational
Income per capita$70,305$39,906$29,829
Median household income$131,563$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$133,611$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$129,125$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$77,361$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$48,099$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.4%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cos Cob is 136% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Cos Cob is 138% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cos Cob is equal to the national average
  • The poverty level in Cos Cob is 78% lower than the national average

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      Cos Cob employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.9%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector6.2%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services29.2%9.9%
      Wholesale & retail services9.8%9.2%
      Public administration1.5%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.6%1.4%
      Education, health & social services9.4%29.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Scarsdale, NY17,684$250,001352%
      Cannondale, CT92$250,001352%
      Sands Point, NY2,859$231,667319%
      Upper Brookville, NY1,634$226,250309%
      Old Greenwich, CT7,000$224,009305%
      Cos Cob, CT6,535$131,563138%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Parkwood, WA6,535$47,60814%
      Clarkston Heights-Vineland, WA6,531$70,16727%
      Brier, WA6,530$105,90191%
      Aquia Harbour, VA6,530$118,672115%
      South Run, VA6,529$186,271237%
      Cos Cob, CT6,535$131,563138%
      Source: The Cos Cob, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).