Income/capita 42%
Household income 54%
Unemployment 41%
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Income per capita$42,330$39,906$29,829
Median household income$84,972$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$96,771$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$53,929$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$45,917$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate6.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level6.3%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Higganum is 42% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Higganum is 54% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Higganum is 41% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Higganum is 58% lower than the national average

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      Higganum employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.3%2.9%
      Manufacturing sector21.4%3.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services19.1%4.8%
      Public administration9.7%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.4%59.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fenwick, CT78$210,625280.7%
      Terramuggus, CT934$104,43288.8%
      Durham, CT2,687$103,04986.3%
      Kensington, CT8,528$89,50061.8%
      Essex Village, CT2,209$88,51760.0%
      Higganum, CT1,745$84,97253.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Woodland Park, NE1,745$61,31010.8%
      Mazomanie, WI1,745$59,4237.4%
      Pineville, KY1,744$18,53166.5%
      Merriam Woods, MO1,746$29,03447.5%
      Shannon, MS1,744$30,78644.4%
      Higganum, CT1,745$84,97253.6%
      Source: The Higganum, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).