According to the most recent Connecticut demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 the state of depicts it has a Population 2021 of 3,605,330 which is the second most populous of all the states in the greater Connecticut region. The state with the highest population in the group is Massachusetts which shows a population of 6,991,852 (about twice as large). Figure 3 uses the Connecticut population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Connecticut indicates very little difference.
The total Connecticut greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Connecticut shows it has a Population Change of 0.9% which is the second smallest when sorted by population percent change of all the other states in the local area.
Looking at the Connecticut population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Connecticut depicts it has a Population Density of 745 which is the third most people per square mile of all other states in the greater Connecticut region. The state with the highest population density in the group is Rhode Island which indicates a people per square mile of 1,056 (41.9% larger). Figure 6 provides Connecticut demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Connecticut shows it has a Median Age of 41.0 which is in the mid range of other states in the local area. The state with the highest overall median age of all people in the group is Maine which depicts an age of 44.7 (9.0% larger).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Connecticut population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Connecticut has the largest proportion of people between 30 and 39 years old at 12.4% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 8 illustrates the overall diversity breakdown for Connecticut population and ethnicity groups in the area. (note: Hispanic/Latino is broken out separately in the next diagram and also the group denoted as Native ethnicity includes Native American, and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.) Connecticut has the largest proportion of White population at 10.8% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 9 shows the Connecticut Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Connecticut shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 16.9% which is is the uppermost of the states in the metro area.
The State of Connecticut Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Connecticut households. Connecticut depicts it has a Family Size of 3.2 which is the second most of all the states in the local area. The state with the highest average family size in the group is Rhode Island which shows an average family size of 3.2 ( about the same size).
Looking at Connecticut households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Connecticut depicts it has a Married-couple family of 73% which is less than most other states in the metro area. The state with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the group is New Hampshire which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 80% (9.3% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Connecticut shows it has a Birth Rate of 4.3% which is less than most other states in the metro area. The state with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the group is Maine which depicts a birth rate of 4.9% (15.5% larger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and has the smallest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 19% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 35 to 39 at 8% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Connecticut households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Connecticut depicts it has a Total Single People of 51% which is the third most percent single people of all other states in the greater Connecticut region. The state with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the group is Rhode Island which shows a percent single of 54% (6.1% larger).
The State of Connecticut Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. has the smallest proportion of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 at 48% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 at 28% of the total and is ranked #1. Third, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 14% of the total and is ranked #1.
The State of Connecticut Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
Cities marked with an asterisk ("*") should resemble a city or town but do not have their own government (i.e. Mayor, City Council, etc.) These places should be recognizable by the local community but their boundaries have no legal status. Technically these include both Census Designated Places (CDP) and Census County Divisions (CCD) which are defined by the Census Bureau along with local authorities. (For more information, see:
Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
Data sources - Mouse over icon in upper right corner of each chart for information.