|Rank||City||2022 Population (Est.)||Growth Rate (Annual)|
|29||Groton Long Point||516||-0.2%|
The largest city in Connecticut is Bridgeport, with a population of 148,333. Bridgeport is the 183rd largest city in the US. The second largest city is Stamford, with a population of 136,309, and is the 204th largest city in the US.
The capital of Connecticut is Hartford, whose most recent population was 120,576. Hartford is the 4th largest city in the state of Connecticut.
Among the 100 largest cities in Connecticut, the fastest growing city is Stamford, whose population has grown 16.0% since the year 2000.
Among the 100 largest cities in Connecticut, the fastest shrinking city is Groton Long Point, whose population has declined 22.8% since the year 2000. Groton Long Point's peak populuation was 692 in the year 2009, and it's current population of 516 represents a 25.4% decline from it's peak. Groton Long Point was once the 11,892nd largest city in the US, but it's now the 13,049th largest.