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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.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #2

Connecticut
37,807 USD
U.S.
28,051 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Connecticut
37,923 USD
U.S.
30,376 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Connecticut
46,112 USD
U.S.
35,771 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Connecticut
30,970 USD
U.S.
25,299 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #4
Connecticut
69,519 USD
U.S.
53,046 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Connecticut
97,051 USD
U.S.
73,034 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #27
Connecticut
28.89%
U.S.
26.32%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 ConnecticutU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income28.89%$19,976, see rank22.39%$16,134
Social Security Income28.78%$17,817, see rank28.34%$16,727
Public Assistance Income3.00%$4,405, see rank2.72%$3,807
Retirement Income17.69%$25,396, see rank17.61%$23,126
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Connecticut
87,182 USD
U.S.
64,585 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Connecticut
116,324 USD
U.S.
85,065 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 ConnecticutU.S.
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

 ConnecticutU.S.
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.

Employment Status

 Connecticut%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over2,859,923 see rank243,810,053
Male11,374,48448.06%, see rank48.65%
Male, In Labor Force:21,009,97273.48%, see rank70.20%
Male, In Armed Forces27,8490.57%, see rank0.82%
Male, Civilian21,002,12372.91%, see rank69.38%
Male, Civilian, Employed3905,14090.32%, see rank90.27%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed396,9839.68%, see rank9.73%
Male, Not in Labor Force2364,51226.52%, see rank29.80%
Female11,485,43951.94%, see rank51.35%
Female, In Labor Force:2939,27963.23%, see rank59.43%
Female, In Armed Forces29890.07%, see rank0.13%
Female, Civilian2938,29063.17%, see rank59.30%
Female, Civilian, Employed3857,56791.40%, see rank91.21%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed380,7238.60%, see rank8.79%
Female, Not in Labor Force2546,16036.77%, see rank40.57%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
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

 Connecticut%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over1,730,076100%139,893,639
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone1,362,32878.74%, see rank76.14%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled146,7218.48%, see rank10.03%
Public Transportation78,6534.55%, see rank4.98%
Walked50,9002.94%, see rank2.82%
Other Means20,6631.19%, see rank1.76%
Worked at Home70,8114.09%, see rank4.27%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Connecticut
24.7 minutes
U.S.
25.4 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Connecticut%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over1,762,707-141,996,548
Male1905,14051.35%, see rank52.32%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2348,98038.56%, see rank32.75%
Service Occupations2135,74515.00%, see rank14.76%
Sales and Office Occupations2161,28917.82%, see rank17.65%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations22,4310.27%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations277,8978.61%, see rank9.75%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2130,18714.38%, see rank17.87%
Female1857,56748.65%, see rank47.68%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2372,17443.40%, see rank39.35%
Service Occupations2170,49719.88%, see rank21.19%
Sales and Office Occupations2267,51231.19%, see rank32.82%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations29110.11%, see rank0.30%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations21,7340.20%, see rank0.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations242,9875.01%, see rank5.77%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Connecticut%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over1,762,707100%141,996,548
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining6,7860.38%, see rank1.90%
Construction102,5665.82%, see rank6.49%
Manufacturing197,44511.20%, see rank10.62%
Wholesale Trade43,1722.45%, see rank2.83%
Retail Trade193,13310.96%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities66,4363.77%, see rank5.00%
Information43,3272.46%, see rank2.21%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing165,3479.38%, see rank6.74%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
190,55610.81%, see rank10.66%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance459,46326.07%, see rank22.90%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
145,7998.27%, see rank9.18%
Public Administration67,8303.85%, see rank4.94%
Other Services, Except Public Administration80,8474.59%, see rank4.95%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Connecticut%U.S.
Population in Poverty344,6169.95%, see rank14.88%
Family in Poverty64,5227.11%, see rank10.92%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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