New Canaan, CT
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New Canaan 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:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

New Canaan Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
20,376

Age

PEOPLE OF Connecticut DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.45
5 To 17 24.12
18 To 24 6.04
25 To 34 4.06
35 To 54 29.89
55 To 64 14.86
65 Years And Over 15.58

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 3.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 97.1
COLLEGE GRADUATES 77.1

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
New Canaan 111515 79998 #34A948
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
New Canaan 174677 79998 #34A948
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
3.7%

Employment Industries in New Canaan

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Finance 23.2
Professional, scientific, and technical services 15.4
Education 10.0
Healthcare 9.0
Retail 7.1
Information Technology 5.8
Real estate 4.5
Construction 4.4
Arts 4.2
Manufacturing 3.6
Other 3.5
Accommodation 3.3

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 88.4
Black Or African American 2.1
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.0
Asian 2.6
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.7
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 5.3

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
English 21.8
German 18.8
Irish 17.7
Italian 15.0
Polish 5.1
Scottish 4.3
French 3.5
Swedish 2.2
Norwegian 2.2
Albanian 1.8
Swiss 1.7
Russian 1.6
British 1.3
Dutch 1.2
Eastern European 1.0
Hungarian 0.9
Ukrainian 0.9
Austrian 0.9
European 0.9
Welsh 0.7

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 84.1
Spanish 4.3
Italian 2.7
Polish 1.3
French 1.3
German/Yiddish 0.9
Slavic languages 0.9
Chinese 0.8
Langs. of India 0.6
West Germanic languages 0.4
Other Indo-European 0.4
Scandinavian languages 0.4
Korean 0.3
Portuguese 0.3
Other Asian languages 0.3
African languages 0.3
Russian 0.2
Serbo-Croatian 0.2
Hungarian 0.2
Persian 0.2

Foreign Born New Canaan Residents:
12.9%