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Income/capita 39%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 39%
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%

Key findings

  • 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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      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.

      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%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Newtown, CT2,009$126,806129%
      Cheshire Village, CT6,103$99,18679%
      Northwest Harwinton, CT3,103$87,20658%
      New Preston, CT996$81,93848%
      Bethlehem Village, CT1,852$76,60738%
      Watertown, CT3,351$71,83530%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      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).