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Middlesex County, Connecticut

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Middlesex County, Connecticut
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 162,682
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 162,682
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 165,676
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -1.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 165,676
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
17.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
20.3%
Female persons, percent
51.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
89.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
5.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
6.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
83.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 10,694
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 7.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 76,537
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 73.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $283,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $2,065
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $818
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $1,132
Building permits, 2018 164
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 66,599
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.38
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 89.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 10.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 89.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 83.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 40.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 6.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
4.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 67.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 63.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 329,534
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,411,160
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,605,419
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,537,617
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,202,552
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,300
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 26.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $81,673
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $43,695
Persons in poverty, percent
6.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 4,208
Total employment, 2016 63,220
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 3,038,061
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 3.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 13,396
All firms, 2012 17,309
Men-owned firms, 2012 10,011
Women-owned firms, 2012 5,354
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,134
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 15,462
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,071
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 14,440
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 448.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 369.30
FIPS Code 09007
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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