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Income/capita 8%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 67%
IndexWaterfordConnecticutNational
Income per capita$32,257$39,906$29,829
Median household income$50,362$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,426$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,875$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$32,179$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$34,604$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate7.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.2%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Waterford is 8% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Waterford is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Waterford is 67% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Waterford is 46% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,571$50,362$100,724
      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.

      Waterford median earnings by income bracket

      Waterford employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.0%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.4%
      Wholesale & retail services13.7%10.0%
      Public administration6.3%8.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%2.6%
      Education, health & social services14.7%37.3%
      Other33.1%26.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fenwick, CT78$210,625281%
      Fishers Island, NY303$152,652176%
      Groton Long Point, CT477$105,00090%
      Noank, CT1,889$99,84480%
      Essex Village, CT2,209$88,51760%
      Waterford, CT3,094$50,3629%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mountain Home AFB, ID3,094$40,25927%
      Kekaha, HI3,095$59,5508%
      Avondale Estates, GA3,095$100,87182%
      Kingman, KS3,093$46,15917%
      Erlands Point-Kitsap Lake, WA3,095$56,3322%
      Waterford, CT3,094$50,3629%
      Source: The Waterford, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).