Connecticut

3,576,452 Population

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

4,842.6 square miles 738.5 people per square mile 8 Counties       142 Cities
 

 People

Percent of US Population
1.1%
was 1.1%
Ranked 29th Highest in US
Population Density
738.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.6%
was 49.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
14.4%
was 14.5%
Ranked 10th Highest in US
Percent Under 18
21.0%
was 21.3%
Ranked 42nd Highest in US
Percent 65 and Over
16.1%
was 15.7%
Ranked 19th Highest in US

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.7
was 5.6
Ranked 17th Lowest in US
Percent Living in Poverty
9.8%
was 10.5%
Ranked 4th Lowest in US
Median Household Income
$71,755
was $71,346
Ranked 6th Highest in US
Gini Income Distribution
 
49.5
49.2
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,460
Ranked 26th Highest in US
Patents per 100,000
60
was 64
Ranked 7th Highest in US
Per Capita GDP
65,070
was 64,565
Ranked 4th Highest in US

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.3
was 2.4
Ranked 26th Highest in US
Violent Crimes per 100,000
218.5
was 262.5
Ranked 45th Highest in US
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,812
was 1,974.1
Ranked 44th Highest in US
Rural Highway Fatalities per 100,000
2
was 4
Ranked 47th Highest in US
Urban Highway Fatalities per 100,000
5
was 4
Ranked 12th Highest in US
Total Highway Fatalities per 100,000
7
was 8
Ranked 43rd Highest in US

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,499,145
was 1,496,056
Ranked 29th Highest in US
Median Rent
$1,115
was $1,108
Ranked 12th Highest in US
Total Building Permits
5,424
was 4,669
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,357,269
was 1,343,703
 
Homeownership Rate
64.8%
was 66.2%
Ranked 31st Highest in US
Single Family Building Permits
2,855
was 2,534
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
309.6
was 308.9
Ranked 5th Highest in US
Rental Vacancy Rate
22.9%
was 25.1%
Ranked 46th Highest in US
Multifamily Building Permits
2,569
was 2,135
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
Ranked 26th Highest in US
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.6
was 3.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.5
was 1.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.2%
was 96.7%
Ranked 12th Highest in US
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.3%
Ranked 8th Highest in US
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 99.3%
Ranked 26th Highest in US

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.5%
was 90.2%
Ranked 18th Highest in US
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
38.6%
was 38.3%
Ranked 5th Highest in US
Percent Receiving STEM Bachelors Degree or Higher
8.7%
 
White Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
21,163
 
Black Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
2,362
 
Asian Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
1,576
 
Islander Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
41
 
Native Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
89
 
Hispanic Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
2,288
 
Multi Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
611
 
Unknown Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
2,601
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
6.2%
was 5.8%
Ranked 27th Highest in US
Own Source Revenue
76.5%
was 76.2%
Ranked 4th Highest in US
Debt Service Ratio
14.7%
was 16.4%
Ranked 4th Highest in US

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