Shelton, Connecticut 

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Economy in Shelton, Connecticut

Shelton has an unemployment rate of 4.2%. The US average is 3.9%.

Shelton has seen the job market decrease by -0.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 27.4%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Shelton
- The Sales Tax Rate for Shelton is 6.4%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Shelton is 5.5%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Shelton
- The average income of a Shelton resident is $41,189 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Shelton resident is $88,369 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYShelton, ConnecticutUnited States
  Unemployment Rate4.2%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth-0.3%1.6%
  Future Job Growth27.4%33.5%
  Sales Taxes6.4%7.3%
  Income Taxes0.0550.046
  Income per Cap.$45,642$31,177
  Household Income$89,250$57,652
  Family Median Income$106,588$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.0%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.1%0.6%
  Construction6.9%6.2%
  Manufacturing12.7%10.4%
  Wholesale trade3.0%2.7%
  Retail trade11.4%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing2.2%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.3%2.1%
  Finance and insurance6.7%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing3.1%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services7.2%6.7%
  Management of companies0.2%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs3.4%4.3%
  Educational services9.3%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance16.1%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.0%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services4.4%7.4%
  Other services4.6%4.9%
  Public administration3.2%4.8%
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    Reviews for Shelton    3 Reviews
    Shelton, CT best place to live - 11/25/2018
    I love Shelton it's the best place to live. Good schools, low crime, low taxes for CT, great volunteer firefighters and EMT's.... Read More

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    I'm staying put - 1/12/2012
    I see a lot of people complain about Shelton.OK,it's their right.Is it perfect? Of course not.But I've seen a lot of people leave and come back in a year or two.What is... Read More

    Low taxes are not enough. - 6/16/2006
    Sure, the taxes in Shelton are very low compared to the rest of Fairfield County, but that isn't enough. Property Values are climbing faster than wage increases. ... Read More


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