Income/capita 47%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 85%
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Income per capita$15,909$39,906$29,829
Median household income$34,211$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,442$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,887$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$16,409$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$12,500$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate8.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level29.7%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Willimantic is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Willimantic is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Willimantic is 85% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Willimantic is 97% higher than the national average

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      Willimantic employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.0%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector11.9%8.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.3%1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services14.9%17.3%
      Public administration1.3%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%0.6%
      Education, health & social services23.9%43.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Terramuggus, CT934$104,43288.8%
      Brooklyn, CT906$101,73183.9%
      Mansfield Center, CT969$90,46963.5%
      East Hampton, CT2,693$86,56956.5%
      Coventry Lake, CT3,166$86,17155.8%
      Willimantic, CT17,339$34,21138.2%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Huntington, IN17,340$39,01129.5%
      Bristol, VA17,340$35,80135.3%
      Beckley, WV17,348$37,28432.6%
      Anoka, MN17,325$48,85011.7%
      Marco Island, FL17,361$73,55933.0%
      Willimantic, CT17,339$34,21138.2%
      Source: The Willimantic, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).