Hartford employment information

IndexHartfordConnecticutNational
Income per capita$18,365$39,906$29,829
Median household income$32,095$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,316$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,123$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$26,100$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$21,954$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate10.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level31.9%10.4%15.1%
The Hartford, CT employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Hartford is $18,365, which is 54% lower than than the Connecticut average and 38% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $32,095, which is 55% lower than than the Connecticut average and 42% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Hartford is 11%, which is 131% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Hartford is 32% which is 111% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$21,394$32,095$64,190
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Hartford is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hartford is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hartford is 131% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hartford is 111% higher than the national average.

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Hartford employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%0.3%
Manufacturing sector9.3%0.2%
Financial & insurance services3.3%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services16.4%13.4%
Public administration4.3%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%3.2%
Education, health & social services16.4%40.6%
Other29.4%25.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
West Simsbury, CT2,354$148,934169%
Weatogue, CT3,179$124,621125%
Simsbury Center, CT5,968$104,82689%
Terramuggus, CT934$104,43289%
West Hartford, CT63,187$91,87566%
Hartford, CT124,320$32,09542%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
East Los Angeles, CA124,191$41,19326%
Kent, WA125,492$61,03310%
Lafayette, LA125,808$47,94013%
Santa Clara, CA122,725$102,53385%
Abilene, TX122,612$44,10820%
Hartford, CT124,320$32,09542%
Source: The Hartford, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).