Income/capita 15%
Household income 8%
Unemployment 59%
IndexEast HartfordConnecticutNational
Income per capita$25,303$39,906$29,829
Median household income$50,750$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$69,292$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,446$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$35,863$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$28,833$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate7.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level14.3%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Hartford is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in East Hartford is 8% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Hartford is 59% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Hartford is 5% lower than the national average

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      East Hartford employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.3%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector16.3%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services4.0%9.4%
      Wholesale & retail services18.8%13.5%
      Public administration5.0%4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%4.6%
      Education, health & social services14.1%37.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Simsbury, CT2,354$148,934169%
      Weatogue, CT3,179$124,621125%
      Crystal Lake, CT2,068$109,37598%
      Simsbury Center, CT5,968$104,82689%
      Terramuggus, CT934$104,43289%
      East Hartford, CT50,834$50,7508%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lakewood, OH50,866$47,14515%
      Tigard, OR50,787$65,50518%
      Enid, OK50,891$47,74714%
      Grand Island, NE50,895$49,11811%
      Kentwood, MI50,761$49,31711%
      East Hartford, CT50,834$50,7508%
      Source: The East Hartford, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).