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Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 39,538,223
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 37,253,956
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 1,415,562
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 26.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 14,627,460
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 55.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $659,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,759
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $732
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,856
Building permits, 2022 119,667
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 13,315,822
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.89
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 88.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 43.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 95.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 91.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 84.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 35.9%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 7.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 63.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 57.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 133,716,870
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 311,312,156
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 99,160,737
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 594,861,377
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $15,122
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 29.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $91,905
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $45,591
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2021 998,582
Total employment, 2021 14,835,360
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 1,296,166,512
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -5.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 3,348,085
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 742,139
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 435,455
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 150,552
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 237,419
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 449,317
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 34,619
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 655,275
Population per square mile, 2020 253.7
Population per square mile, 2010 239.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 155,858.33
Land area in square miles, 2010 155,779.22
FIPS Code 06
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.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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