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New Britain, CT
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New Britain profile

Living in New Britain

New Britain is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 74,396 people and 21 associated neighborhoods, New Britain is the eighth largest community in Connecticut.

In terms of college education, New Britain is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.75% of adults 25 and older in New Britain have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in New Britain in 2018 was $28,796, which is low income relative to Connecticut, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,184 for a family of four. However, New Britain contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

New Britain is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call New Britain home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in New Britain, accounting for 44.35% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of New Britain residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Britain include Polish, Italian, Irish, French, and German.

New Britain also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.40%.

The most common language spoken in New Britain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.