Connecticut is home to some of the best cities in the world and we all know a vibrant employment market is essential to keep it that way. How does Hartford rank?
Zippia recently ranked 46 cities in Connecticut based on the potential for employment. Hartford ranked number 44. Zippia reported that Recent Job Growth was 0.79% and that Future Job Growth was 29.20%.
Hartford has a labor force of 53,349 according to the Department of Labor, and the latest unemployment rate for Hartford is 7.10% for the month of November 2016. This rate is not seasonally adjusted.
Overall the State of Connecticut has a labor force of 1,888,100, and an unemployment rate of 3.7%.
Weston was ranked as the best, with Wilton and Fairfield ranked second and third. The score was determined by an average of 4 factors:
Recent job growth
Future job growth
Median household income
To see the entire list of 46 Connecticut cities, please go to https://www.zippia.com/advice/best-places-in-connecticut-to-get-a-job/.