Connecticut Income and Careers
As of 2008-2012, the per capita income of Connecticut is $37,807, which is higher than the national average of $28,051. Connecticut median household income is $69,519, which has grown by 28.89% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 26.32%. On average Connecticut residents spend 24.7 minutes per day commuting to work, which is about the same as the national average of 25.4 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #2
*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #4
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||28.89%||$19,976, see rank||22.39%||$16,134|
|Social Security Income||28.78%||$17,817, see rank||28.34%||$16,727|
|Public Assistance Income||3.00%||$4,405, see rank||2.72%||$3,807|
|Retirement Income||17.69%||$25,396, see rank||17.61%||$23,126|
*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$75,126, see rank||$56,203|
|Black||$42,770, see rank||$35,564|
|Hispanic||$39,534, see rank||$41,994|
|Asian||$85,729, see rank||$71,709|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$45,959, see rank||$37,469|
|Hawaiian Native||$68,220, see rank||$54,938|
|One Race, Other||$34,050, see rank||$40,405|
|Two or More Races||$49,965, see rank||$46,787|
*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$30,270, see rank||$25,955|
|25 to 44||$74,508, see rank||$58,073|
|45 to 64||$87,309, see rank||$64,486|
|65 or over||$42,186, see rank||$36,181|
*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||2,859,923||see rank||243,810,053|
|Male1||1,374,484||48.06%, see rank||48.65%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||1,009,972||73.48%, see rank||70.20%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||7,849||0.57%, see rank||0.82%|
|Male, Civilian2||1,002,123||72.91%, see rank||69.38%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||905,140||90.32%, see rank||90.27%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||96,983||9.68%, see rank||9.73%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||364,512||26.52%, see rank||29.80%|
|Female1||1,485,439||51.94%, see rank||51.35%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||939,279||63.23%, see rank||59.43%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||989||0.07%, see rank||0.13%|
|Female, Civilian2||938,290||63.17%, see rank||59.30%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||857,567||91.40%, see rank||91.21%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||80,723||8.60%, see rank||8.79%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||546,160||36.77%, see rank||40.57%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||1,730,076||100%||139,893,639|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||1,362,328||78.74%, see rank||76.14%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||146,721||8.48%, see rank||10.03%|
|Public Transportation||78,653||4.55%, see rank||4.98%|
|Walked||50,900||2.94%, see rank||2.82%|
|Other Means||20,663||1.19%, see rank||1.76%|
|Worked at Home||70,811||4.09%, see rank||4.27%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,762,707||-||141,996,548|
|Male1||905,140||51.35%, see rank||52.32%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||348,980||38.56%, see rank||32.75%|
|Service Occupations2||135,745||15.00%, see rank||14.76%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||161,289||17.82%, see rank||17.65%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||2,431||0.27%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||77,897||8.61%, see rank||9.75%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||130,187||14.38%, see rank||17.87%|
|Female1||857,567||48.65%, see rank||47.68%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||372,174||43.40%, see rank||39.35%|
|Service Occupations2||170,497||19.88%, see rank||21.19%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||267,512||31.19%, see rank||32.82%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||911||0.11%, see rank||0.30%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||1,734||0.20%, see rank||0.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||42,987||5.01%, see rank||5.77%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,762,707||100%||141,996,548|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||6,786||0.38%, see rank||1.90%|
|Construction||102,566||5.82%, see rank||6.49%|
|Manufacturing||197,445||11.20%, see rank||10.62%|
|Wholesale Trade||43,172||2.45%, see rank||2.83%|
|Retail Trade||193,133||10.96%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||66,436||3.77%, see rank||5.00%|
|Information||43,327||2.46%, see rank||2.21%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||165,347||9.38%, see rank||6.74%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|190,556||10.81%, see rank||10.66%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||459,463||26.07%, see rank||22.90%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|145,799||8.27%, see rank||9.18%|
|Public Administration||67,830||3.85%, see rank||4.94%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||80,847||4.59%, see rank||4.95%|
*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||344,616||9.95%, see rank||14.88%|
|Family in Poverty||64,522||7.11%, see rank||10.92%|
*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical poverty level data.