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Income/capita 50%
Household income 86%
Unemployment 74%
IndexDurhamConnecticutNational
Income per capita$44,797$39,906$29,829
Median household income$103,049$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$106,667$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$70,441$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$41,122$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.3%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Durham is 50% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Durham is 86% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Durham is 74% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Durham is 78% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $68,692$103,049$206,098
      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.

      Durham median earnings by income bracket

      Durham employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.0%2.6%
      Financial & insurance services9.1%2.7%
      Wholesale & retail services24.2%9.0%
      Public administration5.9%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services12.8%40.8%
      Other22.6%38.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Terramuggus, CT934$104,43289%
      Cheshire Village, CT6,103$99,18679%
      North Haven, CT23,888$93,69669%
      Kensington, CT8,528$89,50062%
      Saybrook Manor, CT1,193$87,16758%
      Durham, CT2,687$103,04986%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dennison, OH2,687$28,91748%
      Hanapepe, HI2,687$76,09038%
      Lake of the Woods, IL2,687$46,44916%
      Seagraves, TX2,687$44,61319%
      Somerset, WI2,686$61,19011%
      Durham, CT2,687$103,04986%
      Source: The Durham, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).