Connecticut is home to more than 3 million residents, making it the 29th most populous of the 50 United States. Connecticut ranks 49th in total area (5,543.00 square miles) and 49th in population density (647.72 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 40.9 years, with 79% of the population 18 year and over.
According to Homefacts' records there are currently 5,760 criminal and sex offenders in Connecticut (approximately 16.04 offenders per 10,000 people), which is 6.34% lower than the national average. The unemployment rate in Connecticut is 8.5% .