Nationwide Claims to Fame

Connecticut is 2nd out of 51 other states in Income per capita

Connecticut is 3rd out of 51 other states in Income per household

Connecticut is 5th out of 51 other states in Population density (people per sqmi)

Connecticut is 5th out of 51 other states in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Connecticut is 7th out of 51 other states in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Connecticut is 8th out of 51 other states in Home median value

Connecticut is 10th out of 51 other states in Retail sales per capita

Connecticut is 11th out of 51 other states in Female residents

Connecticut is 11th out of 51 other states in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Connecticut is 12th out of 51 other states in Foreign born residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Connecticut Rank US
Current population (2012) 3,590,347 29th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4,842.4 48th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 738.1 5th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Connecticut Rank US
Residents younger than 5 5.4% 47th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.1% 40th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.8% 14th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Connecticut Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.6% 20th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 35.7% 5th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Connecticut Rank US
Race - White 82.0% 27th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 11.2% 22nd 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 42nd 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.2% 14th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 24th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.1% 23rd 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 14.2% 11th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 70.3% 28th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Connecticut Rank US
Female residents 51.3% 11th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 13.3% 12th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Connecticut Rank US
Housing units 1,494,019 29th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 34.6% 7th 25.9%
Households 1,360,115 29th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 68.9% 24th 66.1%
Home median value $293,100 8th $186,200
People per household 2.5 20th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 4,669 39th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Connecticut Rank US
Income per capita $37,627 2nd $27,915
Income per household $69,243 3rd $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.5% 48th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Connecticut Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 88,040 29th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 1,442,620 27th 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 332,150 29th 27,092,908
Retail sales $52,165,480 26th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,953 10th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $9,138,437 25th $613,795,732

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