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Income/capita 18%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 9%
IndexStratfordConnecticutNational
Income per capita$35,175$39,906$29,829
Median household income$69,336$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,201$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,380$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$48,729$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$34,480$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level9.0%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Stratford is 18% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Stratford is 25% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Stratford is 9% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Stratford is 41% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $46,219$69,336$138,672
      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.

      Stratford median earnings by income bracket

      Stratford employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.3%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector15.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.6%6.4%
      Wholesale & retail services15.3%11.7%
      Public administration5.0%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%1.6%
      Education, health & social services12.5%42.0%
      Other27.7%24.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Westport, CT27,511$166,307201%
      Southport, CT1,694$146,429165%
      Newtown, CT2,009$126,806129%
      Trumbull, CT36,477$112,674104%
      Orange, CT13,941$106,47592%
      Stratford, CT52,300$69,33625%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Perth Amboy, NJ52,265$49,15511%
      Peabody, MA52,235$64,07116%
      Elkhart, IN52,378$35,55536%
      Florissant, MO52,218$51,6037%
      West New York, NJ52,407$50,3349%
      Stratford, CT52,300$69,33625%
      Source: The Stratford, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).