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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 3,588,570 people in Connecticut as per 2017 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 (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Waterbury916,872
2Hartford75,956
3Bridgeport611,931
4New Haven531,550
5New London43,684
6Danbury45,939
7Branford3606
8Willimantic35,362
9Middletown35,939
10West Hartford39,596
11Hamden310,025
12New Britain313,857
13Groton2788
14Southington2900
15Stratford21,964
16East Hartford23,980
17Norwich24,274
18Norwalk25,802
19West Haven27,356
20Fairfield213,669

Largest Connecticut Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Ansonia18,950
Bantam829
Bethel9,541
Bridgeport147,022
Bristol60,437
Brooklyn906
Canaan1,192
Clinton3,605
Colchester4,475
Danbury83,890
Danielson3,999
Darien21,519
Derby12,755
Durham2,687
East Hampton2,693
East Hartford50,834
East Haven29,015
Fenwick78
Greenwich13,429
Groton9,240

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

Demographics

People

Total Population3,588,570
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens15.5%
Employed Population 16+1,761,516
Age of the Population40.6

Families

% of people married47.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38%
Median Earnings25+$46,132
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,720
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,309

Wealth

Median Family Income$91,274
% Above Poverty Level89.6%
% Below Poverty Level10.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation4.9%

Housing

People Living Alone28%
Median Gross Rent$1,094
Median House Value$269,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.1%
Italian17.7%
Irish15.6%
German9%
English8.7%
Polish7.6%
French Except Basque5.4%
Canadian2.7%
West Indian2.5%
Scottish1.8%
Russian1.7%
Swedish1.6%
Jamaican1.5%
Portuguese1.4%
African1%
Hungarian1%
Greek0.8%
Arab0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Lithuanian0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Haitian0.6%
Brazilian0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Slovak0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Czech0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Albanian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
British0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Cape Verdean0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
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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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