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Income/capita 32%
Household income 42%
Unemployment 24%
IndexWethersfieldConnecticutNational
Income per capita$39,368$39,906$29,829
Median household income$78,371$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$87,437$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,441$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$51,042$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$40,123$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level5.1%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wethersfield is 32% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Wethersfield is 42% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wethersfield is 24% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wethersfield is 66% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $52,242$78,371$156,742
      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.

      Wethersfield median earnings by income bracket

      Wethersfield employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.5%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector11.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services10.3%13.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.6%13.1%
      Public administration7.4%5.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%1.3%
      Education, health & social services16.4%39.8%
      Other25.7%21.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Simsbury, CT2,354$148,934169%
      Weatogue, CT3,179$124,621125%
      Simsbury Center, CT5,968$104,82689%
      Terramuggus, CT934$104,43289%
      Cheshire Village, CT6,103$99,18679%
      Wethersfield, CT26,396$78,37142%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Paradise, CA26,396$47,53314%
      Wakefield, MA26,399$90,91164%
      Timberwood Park, TX26,388$110,440100%
      Batavia, IL26,413$89,93263%
      Lemon Grove, CA26,421$58,6946%
      Wethersfield, CT26,396$78,37142%
      Source: The Wethersfield, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).