Norwalk employment information

IndexNorwalkConnecticutNational
Income per capita$45,387$39,906$29,829
Median household income$80,896$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$104,133$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,096$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$46,702$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$36,155$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.5%10.4%15.1%
The Norwalk, 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 Norwalk is $45,387, which is 14% higher than than the Connecticut average and 52% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $80,896, which is 13% higher than than the Connecticut average and 46% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Norwalk is 6%, which is 24% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Norwalk is 9% which is 44% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$53,925$80,896$161,792
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 Norwalk is 52% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Norwalk is 46% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Norwalk is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Norwalk is 44% lower than the national average.

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Norwalk median earnings by income bracket

Norwalk employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.6%1.3%
Manufacturing sector5.9%0.4%
Financial & insurance services8.4%7.7%
Wholesale & retail services14.2%14.4%
Public administration2.0%1.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%1.7%
Education, health & social services8.6%33.2%
Other36.3%32.2%

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Old Greenwich, CT7,000$224,009305%
Lloyd Harbor, NY3,696$223,036303%
Darien, CT21,519$208,125276%
Nissequogue, NY1,536$186,111236%
Norwalk, CT87,930$80,89646%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Reading, PA87,899$27,24751%
Nampa, ID87,896$41,21026%
Fort Smith, AR87,712$35,95635%
Waukegan, IL88,159$46,80215%
Meridian, ID88,247$64,33716%
Norwalk, CT87,930$80,89646%
Source: The Norwalk, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).