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 3,581,504 people in Connecticut as per 2019 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) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Waterbury817,351
2Hartford67,221
3Bridgeport410,766
4New Haven431,955
5Branford3420
6New London33,580
7Danbury35,647
8West Hartford39,657
9New Britain313,964
10Groton2666
11Stratford21,982
12East Hartford23,874
13Middletown25,764
14West Haven27,411
15Hamden210,290
16Fairfield214,231
17Niantic10
18Uncasville10
19Guilford113
20Milford154

Largest Connecticut Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Mystic4,221
New Milford6,737
Niantic2,872
Norwalk88,436
Portland5,572
Sharon724
Storrs16,516
Stratford52,279
Watertown3,324
West Haven54,918
Willimantic17,184
Bristol60,308
Clinton3,453
East Hartford50,453
East Haven28,860
Fenwick69
Bantam735
Bridgeport146,417
Brooklyn965
Canaan1,227

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Source: American Community Survey, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population3,581,504
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens16.4%
Employed Population 16+1,780,653
Age of the Population40.8

Families

% of people married47.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.3%
Median Earnings25+$49,557
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,101
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,925

Wealth

Median Family Income$97,310
% Above Poverty Level90%
% Below Poverty Level10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation4.7%

Housing

People Living Alone28.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,156
Median House Value$272,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.4%
Italian17%
Irish15.3%
German8.8%
English8.4%
Polish7.3%
French Except Basque5%
Canadian2.7%
West Indian2.5%
Scottish1.7%
Russian1.6%
Jamaican1.5%
Swedish1.5%
Portuguese1.4%
African1.1%
Hungarian0.9%
Greek0.8%
Arab0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Lithuanian0.7%
Brazilian0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Haitian0.6%
Slovak0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
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, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://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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