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Cities and Towns

State of Connecticut

Connecticut, abbreviated "CT", is in the New England region of the U.S. Its capital is Hartford. There were 3,593,222 people in Connecticut as per 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on January 9, 1788.

Please explore the cities and towns of Connecticut, below.

Top Connecticut College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Waterbury 8 17,113
2 Hartford 7 6,583
3 Bridgeport 6 11,887
4 New Haven 5 32,365
5 New London 4 3,739
6 Branford 3 671
7 East Hartford 3 3,946
8 Willimantic 3 5,277
9 Middletown 3 6,065
10 Danbury 3 6,082
11 Hamden 3 9,812
12 West Hartford 3 9,851
13 New Britain 3 14,275
14 Wolcott 2 53
15 Groton 2 771
16 Southington 2 1,007
17 Stamford 2 1,619
18 Stratford 2 2,007
19 Norwich 2 4,297
20 Norwalk 2 6,063

Largest Connecticut Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Brookfield 16,904
Easton 7,619
Fairfield 61,016
Monroe 19,807
New Canaan 20,219
New Fairfield 14,117
Newtown 28,012
Redding 9,299
Sherman 3,649
Weston 10,373
Wilton 18,643
Avon 18,335
Berlin 20,486
Bloomfield 20,679
Burlington 9,499
Canton 10,336
East Granby 5,123
East Windsor 11,387
Enfield 44,587
Farmington 25,563

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 3,593,222
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,748,352
Age of the Population 40.4

Families

% of people married 48.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.6%
Median Earnings25+ $45,331
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,458
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,775

Wealth

Median Family Income $89,031
% Above Poverty Level 89.5%
% Below Poverty Level 10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation 4.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 28%
Median Gross Rent $1,075
Median House Value $270,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28%
US/American 0.1%
English 8.8%
Irish 15.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Quinebaug & Shetucket Rivers Valley (Heritage Area)
Quinebaug-Shetucket Heritage Corridor, Inc.
Putnam, Connecticut 6260
860-963-7226

Weir Farm (Historic Site)
735 Nod Hill Road
Wilton, Connecticut 6897
203-834-1896

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