Connecticut
Demographic Data






Connecticut POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Connecticut Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
3,565,287

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.1%
5 - 17:
15.7%
18 - 24:
9.7%
25 - 34:
12.4%
35 - 54:
26.1%
55 - 64:
14.2%
Over 65 Years:
16.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
90.6%
90.6%
College Graduated
39.3%
39.3%
Attending College
6.0%
6.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Connecticut
$44,496
$44,496
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Connecticut
$78,444
$78,444
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
9.9%

Employment Industries in CT

Healthcare
15.7%
15.7%
Education
10.9%
10.9%
Retail
10.6%
10.6%
Manufacturing
10.4%
10.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.4%
7.4%
Finance
7.3%
7.3%
Construction
6.0%
6.0%
Accommodation
5.8%
5.8%
Other
4.7%
4.7%
Administration
3.9%
3.9%
Public Service
3.6%
3.6%
Transportation
3.5%
3.5%
Arts
2.6%
2.6%
Wholesale
2.4%
2.4%
Information Technology
2.2%
2.2%
Real Estate
1.7%
1.7%
Utilities
0.7%
0.7%
Agriculture
0.3%
0.3%
Management
0.2%
0.2%
Mining
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
66.9%
66.9%
Black Or African American
9.9%
9.9%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
4.5%
4.5%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.5%
2.5%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
16.1%
16.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Italian
16.7%
16.7%
Irish
15.2%
15.2%
Unclassified
13.5%
13.5%
German
8.6%
8.6%
English
8.3%
8.3%
Polish
7.1%
7.1%
French
4.8%
4.8%
French Canadian
2.6%
2.6%
Scottish
1.7%
1.7%
Jamaican
1.6%
1.6%
Swedish
1.5%
1.5%
Russian
1.5%
1.5%
Portuguese
1.4%
1.4%
European
0.9%
0.9%
Hungarian
0.9%
0.9%
Greek
0.8%
0.8%
Lithuanian
0.7%
0.7%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
Haitian
0.6%
0.6%
Brazilian
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
77.7%
77.7%
Spanish
11.9%
11.9%
Indic languages
1.5%
1.5%
French
1.2%
1.2%
Polish
1.0%
1.0%
Portuguese
1.0%
1.0%
Chinese
0.9%
0.9%
Italian
0.6%
0.6%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
Other Asian languages
0.5%
0.5%
French Creole
0.5%
0.5%
Other Indo-European
0.4%
0.4%
Hindi
0.4%
0.4%
Slavic languages
0.4%
0.4%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
German
0.3%
0.3%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Gujarathi
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born CT Residents
14.6%