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Income/capita 237%
Household income 201%
Unemployment 35%
IndexWestportConnecticutNational
Income per capita$100,501$39,906$29,829
Median household income$166,307$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$205,191$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$64,564$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$126,116$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$38,274$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.4%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Westport is 237% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Westport is 201% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Westport is 35% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Westport is 71% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $110,860$166,307$332,614
      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.

      Westport median earnings by income bracket

      Westport employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.0%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services29.4%11.9%
      Wholesale & retail services11.2%10.6%
      Public administration1.2%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%1.3%
      Education, health & social services8.9%32.2%
      Other33.8%36.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cannondale, CT92$250,001352%
      Old Greenwich, CT7,000$224,009305%
      Lloyd Harbor, NY3,696$223,036303%
      Belle Terre, NY725$220,536299%
      Old Field, NY849$209,583279%
      Westport, CT27,511$166,307201%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bergenfield, NJ27,513$81,04246%
      Allen Park, MI27,519$65,84819%
      Paragould, AR27,521$41,71725%
      Seguin, TX27,543$38,71430%
      Mason City, IA27,546$45,19318%
      Westport, CT27,511$166,307201%
      Source: The Westport, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).