Income/capita 58%
Household income 48%
Unemployment 50%
IndexNew PrestonConnecticutNational
Income per capita$47,222$39,906$29,829
Median household income$81,938$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$85,694$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$44,063$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$40,909$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level0.9%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in New Preston is 58% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in New Preston is 48% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in New Preston is 50% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in New Preston is 94% lower than the national average

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      New Preston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry25.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.1%11.2%
      Wholesale & retail services13.4%0.0%
      Public administration3.4%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%11.2%
      Education, health & social services22.4%48.1%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Northwest Harwinton, CT3,103$87,20658%
      Putnam Lake, NY3,666$84,48453%
      Bethlehem Village, CT1,852$76,60738%
      Litchfield, CT1,329$75,62537%
      Watertown, CT3,351$71,83530%
      New Preston, CT996$81,93848%

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      Montezuma, KS996$51,7396%
      O'Donnell, TX996$36,05035%
      New Preston, CT996$81,93848%
      Source: The New Preston, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).