Connecticut Demographic Data

Connecticut Demographic Summary

  • Population: 3,590,347
  • Area: 5,543.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 4,840.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 703.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 647.72 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 678.48 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

Connecticut Heat Map by County Population

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Connecticut Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
1,831,300
51.2%
50.8
Male
1,745,150
48.8%
49.2
Total Population
3,576,450
 
 

Connecticut Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
185,029
5.2% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
200,888
5.6% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
224,010
6.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
249,315
7.0% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
249,473
7.0% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
436,596
12.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
424,492
11.9% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
524,729
14.7% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
265,460
7.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
239,820
6.7% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
323,635
9.0% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
164,310
4.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
88,695
2.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,824,290
79.0%
77.2
Female
1,463,900
51.8%
51.3%
Male
1,360,390
48.2%
48.7%
21 Years and over
2,666,870
74.6%
73.1
62 Years and over
708,389
19.8%
18.8
65 Years and over
576,640
16.1%
15.2
Female
327,796
56.8%
55.8%
Male
248,844
43.2%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
41
0.0%
0.0

Connecticut Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
3,464,930
96.9% 
96.8
White
2,741,890
76.7% 
72.6
Black or African American
378,932
10.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
9,887
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
161,950
4.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
68,060
1.9% 
1.2
Chinese
34,725
1.0% 
1.3
Filipino
12,351
0.3% 
0.9
Japanese
4,864
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
10,805
0.3% 
0.4
Vietnamese
7,794
0.2% 
0.6
Other Asian
23,351
0.7% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,259
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
174
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
413
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
197
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
475
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
171,008
4.8% 
5.1
Two or More Races
111,524
3.1% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
562,347
15.7% 
17.8
Mexican
61,855
1.7% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
298,245
8.3% 
1.7
Cuban
10,892
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
191,355
5.4% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
3,014,100
84.3% 
82.2

Connecticut Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
100,513
4.1% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
133,422
5.4% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
678,776
27.5% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
415,150
16.8% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
186,288
7.5% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
541,369
21.9% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
412,219
16.7% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
233,935
9.5%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
2,233,802
90.4%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
953,588
38.6%
31.2

Connecticut Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,044,869
35.2%
33.7
Now Married
1,390,722
46.9%
47.5
Divorced
320,225
10.8%
11.0
Separated
37,962
1.3%
2.0
Widowed
172,747
5.8%
5.8

Connecticut Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
2,622,430
77.3%
78.4%
Languages other than english
768,991
22.7%
21.6%
Spanish
403,977
11.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
247,607
7.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
79,275
2.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
38,132
1.1%
1.1%

Connecticut Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
70,599
5.2%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
49,894
3.7%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
102,602
7.6%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
103,251
7.6%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
149,178
11.0%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
213,589
15.7%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
173,563
12.8%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
233,134
17.2%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
111,347
8.2%
5.8
$200,000 or more
150,112
11.1%
6.4
Median household income
73,433
 
57,617
Per capita income
41,087
 
31,128

Connecticut Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
6,456
0.4%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
153,143
8.5%
9.8
Construction
106,712
5.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
482,121
26.6%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
160,314
8.8%
6.6
Information
41,784
2.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
188,175
10.4%
10.1
Other services except public administration
89,266
4.9%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
215,874
11.9%
11.4
Public administration
65,097
3.6%
4.6
Retail trade
193,166
10.7%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
64,284
3.5%
5.2
Wholesale trade
45,377
2.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
128,634
7.1%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
775,899
42.8%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
166,818
9.2%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
410,883
22.7%
23.3
Service occupations
329,535
18.2%
18.1

Connecticut Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,784,940
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,387,240
77.7%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
146,214
8.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
88,162
4.9%
5.1
Walked
48,896
2.7%
2.7
Other means
21,293
1.2%
1.8
Worked at home
93,131
5.2%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.3
 
26.6

Connecticut Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
122,874
9.1%
8.7
1 vehicles
452,293
33.3%
33.2
2 vehicles
495,789
36.5%
37.1
3 or more
286,313
21.1%
21.0

Connecticut Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,357,270
90.5%
87.6
Owner Occupied
879,073
64.8%
63.1
Renter Occupied
478,196
35.2%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
141,876
9.5%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.3
0.0%
2.5

Connecticut Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,499,140
1 room
32,415
2.2%
2.4
2 rooms
41,460
2.8%
2.7
3 rooms
138,203
9.2%
9.1
4 rooms
244,364
16.3%
16.5
5 rooms
266,664
17.8%
19.8
6 rooms
261,795
17.5%
17.8
7 rooms
194,480
13.0%
12.0
8 rooms
142,007
9.5%
8.6
9 rooms or more
177,757
11.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Connecticut Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,499,140
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
873,350
58.3%
61.5
1-unit, attached
82,285
5.5%
5.9
2-units
126,683
8.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
126,707
8.5%
4.4
5 to 9 units
85,880
5.7%
4.8
10 to 19 units
59,221
4.0%
4.4
20 or more units
131,801
8.8%
9.0
Mobile home
12,430
0.8%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
788
0.1%
0.1

Connecticut Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
336,476
22.4%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
107,669
7.2%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
213,553
14.2%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
205,704
13.7%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
200,702
13.4%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
185,652
12.4%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
111,257
7.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Connecticut Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
476,852
35.1%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
55,631
4.1%
4.7
Electricity
230,532
17.0%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
554,283
40.8%
4.8
Coal or coke
1,538
0.1%
0.1
Wood
23,580
1.7%
1.9
Solar energy
900
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
9,232
0.7%
0.5
No fuel used
4,721
0.3%
1.1

Connecticut Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
597,176
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
748
0.1%
10.7%
$500 to $999
26,779
4.5%
41.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
70,514
11.8%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
110,837
18.6%
1.8%
$1,000 to $1,499
114,770
19.2%
28.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
116,428
19.5%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
157,100
26.3%
11.9%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
245,525
41.3%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
100,036
16.8%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
66,483
11.2%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
42,202
7.1%
7.0%
35.0% or more
140,909
23.7%
21.3%
Not Computed
2,021
0.0%
0.0%

Connecticut Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
457,455 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
176,317
38.5%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
67,642
14.8%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
18,341
4.0%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
7,284
1.6%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
7,858
1.7%
1.8%
$500 to $999
133,116
29.1%
41.0%
Less than $500
46,897
10.3%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
20,741
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,115
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
52,671
11.8%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
55,069
12.3%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
57,045
12.7%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
53,335
11.9%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
43,434
9.7%
9.0%
35.0% or more
186,677
41.6%
40.7%
Not Computed
29,965
0.0%
0.0%

Connecticut Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
879,073
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
16,501
1.9%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
29,062
3.3%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
80,126
9.1%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
132,925
15.1%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
237,085
27.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
239,198
27.2%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
104,247
11.9%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
39,929
4.5%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
274,600
 
205,000
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