Statewide Claims to Fame

New Britain is 4th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

New Britain is 4th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

New Britain is 5th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

New Britain is 6th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Income below poverty line

New Britain is 7th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Housing units

New Britain is 8th in Connecticut out of 21 other cities in Current population (2012)

New Britain is 8th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Households

New Britain is 8th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Race - Two or More

New Britain is 10th in Connecticut out of 20 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

New Britain is 10th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Foreign born residents

New Britain, Connecticut Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
New Britain Rank Connecticut US
Current population (2012) 73,153 8th 3,590,347 313,914,040
Size in square miles 13.4 23rd 4,842.4 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 5,466 4th 738.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
New Britain Rank Connecticut US
Residents younger than 5 6.9% 13th 5.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.3% 20th 22.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.9% 49th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
New Britain Rank Connecticut US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 76.1% 57th 88.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.5% 55th 35.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
New Britain Rank Connecticut US
Race - White 63.6% 54th 82.0% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 13.0% 12th 11.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 18th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.4% 45th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 19th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.2% 8th 2.1% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 36.8% 4th 14.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 47.7% 55th 70.3% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
New Britain Rank Connecticut US
Female residents 51.5% 43rd 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 20.1% 10th 13.3% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
New Britain Rank Connecticut US
Housing units 31,226 7th 1,494,019 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 66.3% 5th 34.6% 25.9%
Households 28,659 8th 1,360,115 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 43.3% 51st 68.9% 66.1%
Home median value $174,000 58th $293,100 $186,200
People per household 2.4 36th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
New Britain Rank Connecticut US
Income per capita $20,768 56th $37,627 $27,915
Income per household $39,838 56th $69,243 $52,762
Income below poverty line 20.9% 6th 9.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
New Britain Rank Connecticut US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,975 10th 332,150 27,092,908
Retail sales $589,800 12th $52,165,480 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $8,365 16th $14,953 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $49,073 13th $9,138,437 $613,795,732

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