Watertown employment information

IndexWatertownConnecticutNational
Income per capita$41,376$39,906$29,829
Median household income$71,835$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$95,625$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,540$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$52,154$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$34,783$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level5.2%10.4%15.1%
The Watertown, 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 Watertown is $41,376, which is 4% higher than than the Connecticut average and 39% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $71,835, which is equal to than the Connecticut average and 30% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Watertown is 6%, which is 39% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Watertown is 5% which is 65% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$47,885$71,835$143,670
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 Watertown is 39% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Watertown is 30% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Watertown is 39% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Watertown is 65% lower than the national average.

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Watertown median earnings by income bracket

Watertown employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector17.3%1.2%
Financial & insurance services10.8%6.1%
Wholesale & retail services7.2%17.6%
Public administration0.0%4.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.6%2.5%
Education, health & social services22.7%46.8%
Other14.0%22.7%

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New Preston, CT996$81,93848%
Bethlehem Village, CT1,852$76,60738%
Watertown, CT3,351$71,83530%

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Treasure Lake, PA3,351$62,10112%
Lebanon, VA3,351$47,69514%
Dover Base Housing, DE3,352$44,20220%
Barron, WI3,349$41,31625%
Islandia, NY3,349$86,31856%
Watertown, CT3,351$71,83530%
Source: The Watertown, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).