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Income/capita 22%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 53%
IndexEast BrooklynConnecticutNational
Income per capita$23,384$39,906$29,829
Median household income$51,471$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$93,487$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$8,530$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$35,550$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$36,219$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate7.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level30.8%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Brooklyn is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in East Brooklyn is 7% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Brooklyn is 53% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Brooklyn is 104% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $34,310$51,471$102,942
      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.

      East Brooklyn median earnings by income bracket

      East Brooklyn employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.9%3.5%
      Financial & insurance services7.3%7.9%
      Wholesale & retail services24.8%20.0%
      Public administration0.0%5.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.9%27.9%
      Other29.4%21.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Brooklyn, CT906$101,73184%
      Mansfield Center, CT969$90,46964%
      Greene, RI728$86,33356%
      Chepachet, RI1,863$85,92455%
      South Woodstock, CT1,246$61,59111%
      East Brooklyn, CT1,722$51,4717%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      East Millinocket, ME1,722$37,12533%
      Granby, CO1,722$54,4322%
      Harwich Port, MA1,721$62,82914%
      Bayou L'Ourse, LA1,721$37,39932%
      John Day, OR1,721$32,83341%
      East Brooklyn, CT1,722$51,4717%
      Source: The East Brooklyn, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).