New Britain, CT

72,570 Population
13.4 square miles 5,434.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.0%
was 2.0%
Ranked 8th Highest in CT
Population Density
5,434.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.8%
was 49.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
17.7%
was 20.7%
Ranked 6th Highest in CT
Percent Under 18
21.8%
was 24.8%
Ranked 7th Highest in CT
Percent 65 and Over
15.0%
was 11.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in CT

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6.2
was 8.1
Ranked 12th Lowest in CT
Percent Living in Poverty
22.4%
was 26.8%
Ranked 6th Lowest in CT
Median Household Income
$41,844
was $40,485
Ranked 5th Highest in CT
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.2
48
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
12.4
was 1.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
377.8
was 361.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,872.7
was 3,091.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
32,232
was 32,792
Ranked 8th Highest in CT
Median Rent
$1,006
was $927
Ranked 6th Highest in CT
Total Building Permits
86
was 12
 
Occupied Housing Units
29,825
was 27,834
 
Homeownership Rate
36.3%
was 40.4%
Ranked 6th Highest in CT
Single Family Building Permits
20
was 12
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,413.6
was 2,455.5
Ranked 4th Highest in CT
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.2%
was 23.0%
Ranked 8th Highest in CT
Multifamily Building Permits
66
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.5
Ranked 8th Highest in CT
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.8
was 0.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.2
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.2%
was 100%
Ranked 2nd Highest in CT
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in CT
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in CT

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
77.4%
was 82.6%
Ranked 6th Highest in CT
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
15.0%
was 20.4%
Ranked 8th Highest in CT

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