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Social Characteristics of Connecticut

Connecticut Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    1,356,206
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    899,557
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    66.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    400,809
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    29.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    664,328
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    49.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    275,652
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    20.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    59,301
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    25,972
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    175,928
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    13.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    99,185
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    7.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    456,649
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    33.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    378,669
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    27.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    149,930
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    11.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    436,108
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    32.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    370,932
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    27.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.56
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.15
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    3,472,533
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    1,356,206
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    39.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    663,803
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    19.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    1,068,795
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    30.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    204,726
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    179,003
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    79,342
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,420,207
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    522,666
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    36.8%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    716,994
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    50.5%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    15,600
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    37,363
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    127,584
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    9.0%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,525,351
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    465,423
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    30.5%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    707,858
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    46.4%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    25,051
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    138,870
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    188,149
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    12.3%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    40,416
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    13,605
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    33.7%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    28
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    47
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    12
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    87
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    25
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    66,087
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    20,986
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    31.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    4,181
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    4,989
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.5%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    3,475
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8,341
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    12.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    20,986
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    13,399
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    63.8%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    13,742
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    65.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    947,192
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    60,314
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    42,633
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    364,673
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    38.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    207,007
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    21.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    272,565
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    28.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    2,455,577
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    106,784
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    150,227
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    677,887
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    27.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    431,807
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    17.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    180,321
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    7.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    506,662
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    20.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    401,889
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    16.4%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    89.5%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    37.0%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    2,788,416
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    209,882
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    7.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    3,535,851
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    376,276
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    10.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    793,950
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    29,860
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    2,233,238
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    182,384
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    508,663
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    164,032
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    32.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    3,556,922
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    3,124,430
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    87.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    409,019
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    11.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    263,323
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    145,696
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    66,538
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    79,158
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    23,473
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    3,592,053
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    3,101,593
  • Percentage of Native persons
    86.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    2,973,120
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    82.8%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    1,983,545
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    55.2%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    989,575
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    27.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    128,473
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    490,460
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    13.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    490,460
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    235,507
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    48.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    254,953
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    52.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    618,933
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    128,473
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    128473%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    7,471
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    121,002
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    490,460
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    38,873
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    451,587
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    92.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    490,446
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    131,473
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    26.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    116,064
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    23.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    19,717
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    4.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    1,372
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    206,200
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    42.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    15,620
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    3,397,715
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    2,663,586
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    78.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    734,129
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    21.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    283,088
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    377,238
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    11.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    156,861
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    252,441
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    84,736
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    78,841
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    34,098
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    25,609
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    7,393
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    3,592,053
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    140,965
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    21,849
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    13,264
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    11,996
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    26,622
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    321,252
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    8.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    204,253
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    100,055
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    334,821
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    31,191
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    37,029
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    575,651
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    16.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    662,128
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    18.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    28,857
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    19,566
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    286,104
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    8.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    50,064
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    65,452
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    19,216
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    66,064
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    19,972
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    32,940
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    61,365
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    8,247
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    19,736
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    14,708
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    83,435
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    2.3%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.