Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown Metro Area, CT Economy


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The Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metro Area is a vibrant and diverse region that is ideal for those looking to settle down and start a family. The area boasts an affordable two bedroom rent rate of $1,500, which is slightly below the US average of $1,430. Furthermore, the area has a Grocery Cost Index of 106 compared to 100 in the US.
The metro area is home to many renowned companies such as United Technologies Corporation (UTC), Aetna Inc., Travelers Insurance Company and Stanley Black & Decker. The area also offers excellent education opportunities with esteemed universities such as University of Connecticut, Trinity College in Hartford and Connecticut College in New London.
The metro area has plenty of attractions for people of all ages to enjoy including the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Bushnell Park and Elizabeth Park Rose Garden. From its diverse job opportunities to its cultural heritage, Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford provides something for everyone.

Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown Metro Area has an unemployment rate of 8.2%. The US average is 6.0%.

Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown Metro Area has seen the job market decrease by -6.0% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 29.3%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown Metro Area
- The Sales Tax Rate for Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown Metro Area is 6.4%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown Metro Area is 5.5%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown Metro Area
- The average income of a Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown Metro Area resident is $44,237 a year. The US average is $37,638 a year.
- The Median household income of a Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown Metro Area resident is $82,359 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.

Income by Population Percent

  EconomyHartford-East Hartford-Middletown, ConnecticutUnited States
  8.26
  -6.0%-6.2%
  29.3%33.5%
  6.4%6.2%
  5.0%4.6%
  $44,237$37,638
  $82,359$69,021
  $106,293$85,028
  Population by Occupation
  0.3%1.2%
  0.0%0.5%
  5.5%6.8%
  11.0%10.0%
  2.2%2.5%
  10.4%11.0%
  4.2%4.8%
  0.7%0.8%
  1.8%1.9%
  8.8%4.7%
  1.4%1.9%
  7.3%7.6%
  0.1%0.1%
  3.5%4.2%
  10.7%9.3%
  15.8%14.0%
  1.9%2.1%
  5.7%7.0%
  4.3%4.8%
  4.2%4.7%
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