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Income/capita 83%
Household income 35%
Unemployment 19%
IndexDowntownStamfordConnecticut
Income per capita$54,705$49,443$39,906
Median household income$74,696$81,634$71,755
Median income owner occupied$0$111,743$94,523
Median income renter occupied$0$59,047$37,585
Median earnings male$64,035$48,942$46,559
Median earnings female$45,423$36,039$31,943
Unemployment rate5.5%5.9%5.3%
Poverty leveln/a8.9%10.4%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Downtown is 83% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Downtown is 35% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Downtown is 19% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Downtown is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $54,417$81,634$163,268
      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.

      Downtown median earnings by income bracket

      Downtown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.9%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector8.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services23.4%11.4%
      Wholesale & retail services6.2%12.6%
      Public administration1.8%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%1.6%
      Education, health & social services9.4%35.1%
      Other38.8%30.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Scarsdale, NY17,684$250,001352%
      Cannondale, CT92$250,001352%
      Sands Point, NY2,859$231,667319%
      Upper Brookville, NY1,634$226,250309%
      Old Greenwich, CT7,000$224,009305%
      Stamford, CT127,410$81,63448%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Topeka, KS127,472$43,74021%
      Surprise, AZ127,492$61,03510%
      Coral Springs, FL127,673$67,70222%
      Concord, CA126,938$71,47729%
      Elizabeth, NJ128,042$43,83121%
      Stamford, CT127,410$81,63448%
      Source: The Downtown, Stamford, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).