Labor Force

Prime Growth Potential
Newtown is located within a 45 minute  commute to 36% of Connecticut’s total labor force (approximately 2 million people. The wide range of skilled workers makes Newtown the right choice for your business. Service industries including wholesale and retail trade, finance, medical, engineering, insurance, real estate, transportation, marketing, utilities and communications are part of the diverse local economy.

A Region of Diverse Employment Skills
Newtown’s location at the northeastern edge of the Bridgeport/Stamford labor market area puts Newtown in one of the most productive labor markets in the State of Connecticut. In addition, Newtown is adjacent to the Waterbury and Danbury workforces. The CT Department of Labor Links found in the menu below will provide you with a snapshot of the workforce.

Labor Force Data for the State of Connecticut:
Connecticut by Labor Market Areas
Labor Force Data for Towns Grouped by Labor Market Area
Connecticut Nonfarm Employment – Current Month
Newtown Demographics
Connecticut Dept. of Labor

Call (203) 270-4281 or email for assistance with your labor force needs.