This section shows the Winooski Vermont economy using the most recent economic analysis from the 2022 Census Bureau. Starting with Figure 1 which shows the median earnings per worker, Winooski indicates it has a Median earnings of $46,343 which is the smallest when ranked by median earnings per worker of all the other places in the greater region. The city with the highest median earnings per worker in the area is Shelburne CDP which shows a median earnings of $77,079 (66.3% larger). Comparing median earnings per worker to the United States average of $53,269, Winooski is about 14.9% smaller. Also, versus the state of Vermont, median earnings per worker of $52,269, Winooski is about 12.8% smaller.
In Figure 2 a more complete view of income is shown which aggregates income from all members in the household and it has a Median household income of $61,033 which is the second smallest when ranked by median household income of all the other places in the local area. The city with the highest median household income in the area is Shelburne CDP which shows a median income of $96,976 (58.9% larger). Comparing median household income to the United States average of $69,021, Winooski is about 13.1% smaller. Also, compared to the state of Vermont, median household income of $67,674, Winooski is about 10.9% smaller.
The next section examines a variety of different income statistics for the Winooski metropolitan area. In Figure 3 we see that it it has the largest proportion of earnings between $10,000 and $14,999 at 8.8% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the largest proportion of earnings between $15,000 and $19,999 at 36.4% of the total and is ranked #1. Dividing median annual worker earnings by the average number of hours worked in a year in Figure 4 shows that it has a Avg Hrly Earnings of $24.09 which is the smallest as measured by average hourly earnings of all the other places in the surrounding region. The city with the highest average hourly earnings in the area is Shelburne CDP which shows an average hourly earnings of $39.63 (64.5% larger). Comparing average hourly earnings to the United States average of $26.40, Winooski is about 9.6% smaller. Also, versus the state of Vermont, average hourly earnings of $26.66, Winooski is about 10.7% smaller.
Figure 5 examines the number of self employed people in the Winooski metro area based on the number of people who reported any self employment income. Winooski depicts it has a Self Employed of 7.3% which is the second smallest when sorted by percentage of people self employed of all the other places in the local area. The city with the highest percentage of people self employed in the area is Jericho which depicts a percentage self employed of 23.6% (approximately 3.2 times bigger).
The next chart (Figure 7) shows the percentage of households that had retirement income over the last 12 months and it has a With Retirement Income of 13.7% which is the second smallest in order of households with retirement income of all the other places in the local area. The city with the highest households with retirement income in the area is Jericho which indicates a households with retirement income of 41.1% (approximately 3.0 times bigger).
The percentage of full-time workers are compared to the number of part-time workers in Figure 8. Winooski shows full time employees approximately 2.8 times bigger as the part time employees.
Similar to the last chart is Figure 9 which shows the number of people who are self employed but in more detailed industry categories such as manufacturing, retail sales, residential real estate, commercial real estate, health care, exports/imports, and advanced industries, etc. Winooski depicts it has the hightest entrepreneurs of 77% for the self employed in information aggregate.
Figure 10 shows the cost of living and other consumer spending categories for a variety of cost components from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Winooski depicts it has the hightest cost of 119.4 for the cost of utilities aggregate.
Winooski Vermont Poverty Charts
In Figure 11 the percentage of people earning less than the poverty level is shown and compared across the group of places. Winooski shows it has a Percent of Population In Poverty of 20.6% which is the second most percent of people earning less than the poverty level of all the places in the greater Winooski region. The city with the highest percent of people earning less than the poverty level in the area is Burlington which shows a percent of people in poverty of 23.8% (15.4% larger).
Additionally, Figure 12 looks at the percentage of people who receive some form of public assistance including general assistance, temporary assistance or food stamps (i.e. SNAP.) Winooski depicts it has a Public Assistance Percent of 15.3% which is more than all other places in the greater region.
Winooski Vermont Labor Force Charts
The table in Figure 13, shows Winooski employment data in terms of job categories and salary data.
The next two charts look at monthly trended employment related performance using data estimated by economists at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS tracks unemployment statistics for a large number of areas throughout the country on a month to month basis. However, not every location in the U.S. is tracked by the BLS so the chart will only show the closest location available (which may be the same location.) Figure 14 shows the monthly unemployment rate for the area as well as a comparison to the overall national economy measure for the United States. Note that in March to April 2022, the Covid 19 recession occurred and affects this metric. The monthly unemployment rate depicts that from January 2017 to before the disasterous Covid-19 virus Pandemic it went from 4.8% to 4.4% in March 2020. This represents a decrease in the monthly unemployment rate of 8.3%. Since that time, the monthly unemployment rate has gone to 3.5%. This represents a decrease in the monthly unemployment rate of 20.5%.
Winooski Vermont Jobs Charts
In the jobs section of economic activity charts in Figure 15 shows the average annual earnings for very high level job industry categories for full time and year round employed.
Figure 16 shows the average median earnings for different categories of jobs.
Winooski Vermont Work Commute Charts
Figure 19 is provided for comparison purposes to the previous chart. It shows how people get to work overall on average in the United States.
The average commute time is shown in Figure 21. Winooski shows it has a Avg Commute Time of 21 which is less than most other places in the metro area.
Cities marked with an asterisk ("*") should resemble a city or town but do not have their own government (i.e. Mayor, City Council, etc.) These places should be recognizable by the local community but their boundaries have no legal status. Technically these include both Census Designated Places (CDP) and Census County Divisions (CCD) which are defined by the Census Bureau along with local authorities. (For more information, see:
Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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