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 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
17Uncasville10
18Niantic10
19Guilford113
20Milford154

Largest Connecticut Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Bristol60,498
Clinton3,576
East Hartford50,812
East Haven29,006
Fenwick74
Mystic4,268
New Milford7,073
Niantic2,918
Norwalk88,537
Portland5,595
Sharon725
Storrs16,077
Stratford52,529
Watertown3,608
West Haven55,044
Willimantic17,550
Bantam788
Bridgeport147,586
Brooklyn936
Canaan1,123

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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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