Income/capita 17%
Household income 4%
Unemployment 68%
IndexStafford SpringsConnecticutNational
Income per capita$24,657$39,906$29,829
Median household income$53,179$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,429$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,357$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$39,342$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$19,327$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate7.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level18.6%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Stafford Springs is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Stafford Springs is 4% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Stafford Springs is 68% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Stafford Springs is 23% higher than the national average

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      Stafford Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.2%3.2%
      Manufacturing sector30.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.6%4.1%
      Wholesale & retail services17.6%9.5%
      Public administration1.2%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%1.9%
      Education, health & social services6.1%28.7%

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      Crystal Lake, CT2,068$109,37598%
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      Wilbraham, MA3,916$102,55385%
      Sturbridge, MA2,506$101,97084%
      Mansfield Center, CT969$90,46964%
      Stafford Springs, CT5,044$53,1794%

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      Stafford Springs, CT5,044$53,1794%
      Source: The Stafford Springs, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).