Connecticut Income and Careers
As of 2010, the per capita income of Connecticut is $35,078, which is higher than the national average of $26,059. Connecticut median household income is $64,032, which has grown by 18.72% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is about the same as the national average rate of 19.17%. On average Connecticut residents spend 23.3 minutes per day commuting to work, which is about the same as the national average of 23.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #2
*Based on 2010 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 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||27.75%||$19,757, see rank||21.82%||$14,452|
|Social Security Income||28.57%||$17,426, see rank||28.42%||$16,236|
|Public Assistance Income||3.12%||$4,608, see rank||2.86%||$3,936|
|Retirement Income||17.75%||$24,457, see rank||17.45%||$22,006|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$69,807, see rank||$52,480|
|Black||$39,707, see rank||$33,578|
|Hispanic||$37,421, see rank||$40,165|
|Asian||$75,242, see rank||$67,022|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$31,518, see rank||$35,062|
|One Race, Other||$30,658, see rank||$38,230|
|Two or More Races||$45,533, see rank||$43,597|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$30,400, see rank||$24,143|
|25 to 44||$68,650, see rank||$54,024|
|45 to 64||$81,004, see rank||$60,683|
|65 or over||$39,235, see rank||$34,381|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||2,862,777||see rank||243,832,923|
|Male1||1,373,102||47.96%, see rank||48.62%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||1,007,394||73.37%, see rank||69.78%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||7,177||0.52%, see rank||0.76%|
|Male, Civilian2||1,000,217||72.84%, see rank||69.03%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||889,961||88.98%, see rank||88.43%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||110,256||11.02%, see rank||11.57%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||365,708||26.63%, see rank||30.22%|
|Female1||1,489,675||52.04%, see rank||51.38%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||940,444||63.13%, see rank||59.26%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||702||0.05%, see rank||0.12%|
|Female, Civilian2||939,742||63.08%, see rank||59.13%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||846,485||90.08%, see rank||89.99%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||93,257||9.92%, see rank||10.01%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||549,231||36.87%, see rank||40.74%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||1,707,618||100%||136,941,010|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||1,360,587||79.68%, see rank||76.57%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||135,921||7.96%, see rank||9.69%|
|Public Transportation||76,791||4.50%, see rank||4.94%|
|Walked||48,348||2.83%, see rank||2.77%|
|Other Means||18,756||1.10%, see rank||1.70%|
|Worked at Home||67,215||3.94%, see rank||4.33%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,736,446||-||139,033,928|
|Male1||889,961||51.25%, see rank||52.06%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||339,322||38.13%, see rank||32.77%|
|Service Occupations2||141,728||15.93%, see rank||14.98%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||157,675||17.72%, see rank||17.82%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||2,016||0.23%, see rank||1.17%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||75,458||8.48%, see rank||9.50%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||126,983||14.27%, see rank||17.70%|
|Female1||846,485||48.75%, see rank||47.94%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||366,079||43.25%, see rank||39.40%|
|Service Occupations2||169,625||20.04%, see rank||21.33%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||268,036||31.66%, see rank||32.73%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||1,176||0.14%, see rank||0.30%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||1,914||0.23%, see rank||0.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||37,316||4.41%, see rank||5.67%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,736,446||100%||139,033,928|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||7,443||0.43%, see rank||1.90%|
|Construction||95,217||5.48%, see rank||6.25%|
|Manufacturing||188,493||10.86%, see rank||10.39%|
|Wholesale Trade||43,580||2.51%, see rank||2.83%|
|Retail Trade||187,540||10.80%, see rank||11.65%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||64,696||3.73%, see rank||4.92%|
|Information||43,094||2.48%, see rank||2.17%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||156,695||9.02%, see rank||6.67%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|193,794||11.16%, see rank||10.58%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||454,976||26.20%, see rank||23.24%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|150,893||8.69%, see rank||9.25%|
|Public Administration||68,008||3.92%, see rank||5.17%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||82,017||4.72%, see rank||4.97%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||350,145||10.10%, see rank||15.33%|
|Family in Poverty||63,695||7.15%, see rank||11.28%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical poverty level data.