Income/capita 73%
Household income 66%
Unemployment 26%
IndexWest HartfordConnecticutNational
Income per capita$51,556$39,906$29,829
Median household income$91,875$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$114,078$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$49,603$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$60,673$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$43,010$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.7%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Hartford is 73% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in West Hartford is 66% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Hartford is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Hartford is 49% lower than the national average

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      West Hartford employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.8%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector12.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services13.1%12.8%
      Wholesale & retail services9.8%8.2%
      Public administration4.5%3.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%0.7%
      Education, health & social services21.6%44.7%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Simsbury, CT2,354$148,934169%
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      Simsbury Center, CT5,968$104,82689%
      Terramuggus, CT934$104,43289%
      Kensington, CT8,528$89,50062%
      West Hartford, CT63,187$91,87566%

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      Eden Prairie, MN63,206$101,09483%
      Mansfield, TX63,141$90,21663%
      Santa Cruz, CA63,310$62,47113%
      Alpharetta, GA63,013$93,61369%
      Florence-Graham, CA63,390$34,73837%
      West Hartford, CT63,187$91,87566%
      Source: The West Hartford, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).