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Income/capita 6%
Household income 0%
Unemployment 17%
IndexGrotonConnecticutNational
Income per capita$31,653$39,906$29,829
Median household income$55,137$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$84,284$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,430$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$41,607$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$27,244$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.4%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Groton is 6% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Groton is equal to the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Groton is 17% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Groton is 11% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $36,754$55,137$110,274
      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.

      Groton median earnings by income bracket

      Groton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.4%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector25.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.1%2.2%
      Wholesale & retail services13.5%17.4%
      Public administration4.5%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%1.3%
      Education, health & social services7.6%34.7%
      Other33.9%24.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fenwick, CT78$210,625281%
      Fishers Island, NY303$152,652176%
      Groton Long Point, CT477$105,00090%
      Noank, CT1,889$99,84480%
      Ashaway, RI1,111$90,65564%
      Groton, CT9,240$55,1370%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Economy, PA9,240$78,57842%
      Brigantine, NJ9,239$62,30313%
      Little River, SC9,239$45,83317%
      East Rutherford, NJ9,236$76,77139%
      Midway City, CA9,235$43,01922%
      Groton, CT9,240$55,1370%
      Source: The Groton, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).