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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 3,594,478 people in Connecticut as per 2018 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/

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Waterbury916,167
2Hartford77,066
3Bridgeport511,257
4New Haven531,655
5Danbury45,887
6Branford3425
7New London33,568
8East Hartford33,827
9Middletown35,895
10West Hartford39,371
11Hamden310,279
12New Britain313,845
13Groton2766
14Stratford22,087
15Norwich24,187
16Willimantic25,282
17Norwalk25,836
18West Haven27,565
19Fairfield213,735
20Milford10

Largest Connecticut Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Bantam788
Bristol60,498
Clinton3,576
Derby12,700
Durham2,777
East Hampton2,791
East Hartford50,812
East Haven29,006
Fenwick74
Meriden60,241
Middletown46,747
Mystic4,268
New Milford7,073
Niantic2,918
North Haven23,877
Norwalk88,537
Portland5,595
Putnam6,992
Ridgefield7,929
Sharon725

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population3,594,478
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens16%
Employed Population 16+1,773,999
Age of the Population40.8

Families

% of people married47.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.4%
Median Earnings25+$47,382
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,849
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,212

Wealth

Median Family Income$93,800
% Above Poverty Level89.9%
% Below Poverty Level10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation4.9%

Housing

People Living Alone28.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,123
Median House Value$270,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.2%
Italian17.4%
Irish15.4%
German8.9%
English8.5%
Polish7.5%
French Except Basque5.2%
Canadian2.7%
West Indian2.6%
Russian1.7%
Scottish1.7%
Jamaican1.6%
Swedish1.6%
Portuguese1.4%
Hungarian1%
African1%
Greek0.8%
Lithuanian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Arab0.6%
Haitian0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Slovak0.5%
Brazilian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Czech0.3%
Albanian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Turkish0.1%
British0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Cape Verdean0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, 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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