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
1,838,820
51.2%
50.8
Male
1,752,060
48.8%
49.2
Total Population
3,590,890
 
 

Connecticut Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
186,528
5.2% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
207,743
5.8% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
224,666
6.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
250,404
7.0% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
246,827
6.9% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
442,776
12.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
432,504
12.0% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
537,158
15.0% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
268,958
7.5% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
228,039
6.4% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
314,303
8.8% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
161,837
4.5% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
89,143
2.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,827,560
78.7%
77.1
Female
1,466,680
51.9%
51.4%
Male
1,360,880
48.1%
48.6%
21 Years and over
2,667,890
74.3%
72.9
62 Years and over
695,310
19.4%
18.3
65 Years and over
565,283
15.7%
14.9
Female
321,494
56.9%
55.9%
Male
243,789
43.1%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
41

Connecticut Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
3,474,280
96.8% 
96.9
White
2,747,940
76.5% 
73.1
Black or African American
380,571
10.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
8,893
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
156,249
4.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
56,895
1.6% 
1.2
Chinese
36,645
1.0% 
1.3
Filipino
13,437
0.4% 
0.9
Japanese
3,715
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
11,222
0.3% 
0.5
Vietnamese
6,650
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
27,685
0.8% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
519
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
180,107
5.0% 
4.8
Two or More Races
116,604
3.2% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
553,783
15.4% 
17.6
Mexican
55,018
1.5% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
280,070
7.8% 
1.7
Cuban
12,759
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
205,936
5.7% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
3,037,100
84.6% 
82.4

Connecticut Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
104,772
4.2% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
137,496
5.6% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
678,916
27.4% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
417,520
16.9% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
187,970
7.6% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
535,933
21.7% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
412,111
16.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
242,268
9.8%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
2,232,450
90.3%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
948,044
38.4%
30.6

Connecticut Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,050,166
35.3%
33.5
Now Married
1,395,980
47.0%
47.5
Divorced
316,908
10.7%
11.0
Separated
39,368
1.3%
2.1
Widowed
169,527
5.7%
5.8

Connecticut Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
2,641,970
77.6%
78.5%
Languages other than english
762,388
22.4%
21.5%
Spanish
400,805
11.8%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
253,931
7.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
79,232
2.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
28,420
0.8%
1.0%

Connecticut Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
76,091
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
52,141
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
108,098
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
97,061
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
152,132
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
213,084
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
167,378
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
228,230
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
110,764
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
138,724
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
71,346
 
55,775
Per capita income
39,430
 
29,979

Connecticut Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
7,149
0.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
145,994
8.1%
9.8
Construction
108,227
6.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
475,215
26.3%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
167,826
9.3%
6.5
Information
42,062
2.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
187,997
10.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
78,505
4.3%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
208,216
11.5%
11.3
Public administration
69,104
3.8%
4.6
Retail trade
197,043
10.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
73,296
4.1%
5.1
Wholesale trade
46,464
2.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
137,403
7.6%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
766,642
42.4%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
169,144
9.4%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
425,896
23.6%
23.6
Service occupations
308,013
17.0%
18.0

Connecticut Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,773,120
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,391,000
78.4%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
138,902
7.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
87,516
4.9%
5.2
Walked
52,826
3.0%
2.8
Other means
17,998
1.0%
1.8
Worked at home
84,879
4.8%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.0
 
26.0

Connecticut Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
123,207
9.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
434,115
32.3%
33.5
2 vehicles
514,535
38.3%
37.2
3 or more
271,846
20.2%
20.3

Connecticut Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,343,700
89.8%
87.7
Owner Occupied
889,035
66.2%
63.0
Renter Occupied
454,668
33.8%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
152,353
10.2%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Connecticut Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,496,060
1 room
34,127
2.3%
2.3
2 rooms
37,748
2.5%
2.5
3 rooms
129,557
8.7%
9.0
4 rooms
226,789
15.2%
16.6
5 rooms
289,545
19.4%
20.0
6 rooms
266,198
17.8%
17.9
7 rooms
190,575
12.7%
12.1
8 rooms
140,402
9.4%
8.5
9 rooms or more
181,115
12.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Connecticut Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,496,060
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
878,416
58.7%
61.4
1-unit, attached
77,999
5.2%
5.8
2-units
129,962
8.7%
3.7
3 or 4 units
132,389
8.8%
4.5
5 to 9 units
81,155
5.4%
4.8
10 to 19 units
56,842
3.8%
4.6
20 or more units
127,226
8.5%
8.8
Mobile home
11,446
0.8%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
621
0.0%
0.1

Connecticut Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
336,813
22.5%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
101,273
6.8%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
223,289
14.9%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
200,220
13.4%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
202,428
13.5%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
188,603
12.6%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
115,216
7.7%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Connecticut Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
471,195
35.1%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
51,915
3.9%
4.7
Electricity
214,414
16.0%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
561,996
41.8%
5.1
Coal or coke
1,493
0.1%
0.1
Wood
29,530
2.2%
2.0
Solar energy
937
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
8,159
0.6%
0.5
No fuel used
4,064
0.3%
1.2

Connecticut Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
616,925
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
860
0.1%
11.0%
$500 to $999
26,503
4.3%
42.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
73,109
11.9%
1.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
119,279
19.3%
$3,000 or more
119,387
19.4%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
120,688
19.6%
4.1%
$1,500 to 1,999
157,099
25.5%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
232,325
37.8%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
103,161
16.8%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
74,245
12.1%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
50,386
8.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
154,151
25.1%
22.3%
Not Computed
2,657
NR
NR

Connecticut Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
436,615 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
157,719
36.1%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
64,154
14.7%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
22,376
5.1%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
7,634
1.7%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
7,724
1.8%
1.5%
$500 to $999
129,674
29.7%
42.7%
Less than $500
47,334
10.8%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
18,053
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,108
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
44,409
10.4%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
50,355
11.8%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
53,522
12.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
54,135
12.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
38,594
9.1%
9.2%
35.0% or more
184,803
43.4%
41.4%
Not Computed
28,850
NR
NR

Connecticut Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
889,035
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
17,434
2.0%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
29,819
3.4%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
84,432
9.5%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
136,125
15.3%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
244,550
27.5%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
230,211
25.9%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
106,555
12.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
39,909
4.5%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
270,900
 
194,500
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