Income/capita 8%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 2%
IndexEast HavenConnecticutNational
Income per capita$32,145$39,906$29,829
Median household income$63,137$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,191$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,120$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$48,362$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$31,924$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level9.2%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Haven is 8% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in East Haven is 14% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Haven is 2% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Haven is 39% lower than the national average

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      East Haven employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.0%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector17.4%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services3.3%7.7%
      Wholesale & retail services19.5%17.8%
      Public administration3.3%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%4.9%
      Education, health & social services12.4%40.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Orange, CT13,941$106,47592%
      Durham, CT2,687$103,04986%
      Cheshire Village, CT6,103$99,18679%
      North Haven, CT23,888$93,69669%
      Shelton, CT40,979$87,27758%
      East Haven, CT29,015$63,13714%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Norwood, MA29,018$83,88352%
      Opelika, AL29,030$41,56625%
      Burton, MI28,995$43,58621%
      Suisun City, CA29,045$71,56329%
      Sanford, NC29,048$42,07024%
      East Haven, CT29,015$63,13714%
      Source: The East Haven, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).