New Britain, Connecticut Population 2019

New Britain, Connecticut's estimated population is 72,453 according to the most recent United States census estimates. New Britain, Connecticut is the 8th largest city in Connecticut based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 5425.35 people/mi² (2094.73 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34.4 years, 33.1 years for males, and 36.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 32,097 households in the city, with an average size of 2.46 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.2%, with a median rent of $956/month. The median house has 4.7 rooms, and has a value of $156,800.

The median income for households in New Britain, Connecticut is $43,611, while the mean household income is $56,293.

New Britain Ct Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of New Britain Ct was:

  • White: 71.12%
  • Black or African American: 12.39%
  • Other race: 9.79%
  • Two or more races: 3.46%
  • Asian: 2.98%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.09%
LatLng(41.6612, -72.7795)
Rank in State8th
StateConnecticut
CountyHartford County
Time ZoneEastern Time Zone
Land Area (km²)34.59 (13.35 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.19 (0.07 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID950370
Density (km²)2,094.73
Density (mi²)5,425.35
Area Code(s)860 / 959
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201872,453-160-0.22%
201772,613-204-0.28%
201672,817-402-0.55%
201573,2191640.22%
201473,0550.00%
201373,055-162-0.22%
201273,217-50-0.07%
201173,267160.02%
201073,2511,7130.24%
200071,538-3,953-0.54%
199075,4911,6510.22%
198073,840-9,601-1.21%
197083,4411,2400.15%
196082,2018,4751.09%
195073,7265,0410.71%
194068,6855570.08%
193068,1288,8121.39%
192059,31615,4003.05%
191043,91617,9185.38%
190025,9989,4794.64%
189016,5194,7193.42%
188011,8003,7983.96%
18708,0020.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White51,968
Black or African American9,050
Some Other Race7,151
Two or More Races2,531
Asian2,177
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander127
American Indian and Alaska Native65

New Britain Ct Population Pyramid 2019

New Britain Ct Median Age

34.4


Total

33.1


Male

36.1


Female

New Britain Ct Adults

There are 56,394 adults, (9,607 of whom are seniors) in New Britain Ct.

New Britain Ct Age Dependency

56.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

New Britain Ct Sex Ratio

Female

37,800

51.73%

Male

35,269

48.27%

New Britain Ct Households and Families

New Britain Ct Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

New Britain Ct Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.9%38.1%
Male41.5%58.5%
All40.8%59.2%
Non Family30.7%69.3%
Female26.2%73.8%

40.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,5312.4640.8
Non Family11,2871.2530.7
Married9,5893.1861.9
Female6,0433.4226.2
Male1,6123.0741.5

3.13

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

New Britain Ct Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,2298.81%
9th to 12th Grade5,06110.54%
High School Graduate18,62438.80%
Some College7,57715.78%
Associates Degree3,6807.67%
Bachelors Degree5,57911.62%
Graduate Degree3,2556.78%

New Britain Ct Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,31221,2866,131
Hispanic16,37910,944985
Black5,4784,815899
Other Race3,9732,523224
Asian1,4171,306768
Multiple Races867683116
Islander12012010
Native American323211

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.20%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,702$40,333$32,078
Less Than High School$21,945$22,210$21,684
High School Grad$34,372$37,346$31,614
Some College$36,853$42,889$31,681
Bachelors Degree$45,537$50,542$41,967
Graduate Degree$63,217$66,512$58,615

$35,702

Average Earnings

$40,333

Average Male

$32,078

Average Female

New Britain Ct Language

New Britain Ct Language by Age

New Britain Ct Language

49.57% of New Britain Ct residents speak only English, while 50.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.98% of the population.

New Britain Ct Poverty

New Britain Ct Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic29,58010,40235.17%
White29,0783,46511.92%
Other6,9652,45635.26%
Black8,5331,32515.53%
Multiple2,47776430.84%
Asian2,11127613.07%
Islander12711792.13%
Native653553.85%

22.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.86%

Male Poverty Rate

24.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Britain Ct

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Britain Ct is Islander, with 92.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Britain Ct is White, with 11.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.06%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.36%
High School18.93%
Some College12.44%
Bachelors or Greater6.69%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.33%
Male Unemployed24.02%
Female Employed9.26%
Male Employed8.28%

New Britain Ct Income

New Britain Ct Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,611$56,293
Families$51,265$65,679
Married Families$72,844$82,530
Non Families$28,245$37,955

New Britain Ct Marital Status

New Britain Ct Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

Female Marriage Rate

New Britain Ct Married by Age and Sex

New Britain Ct Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

New Britain Ct Marital Status by Race

New Britain Ct Veterans

2,255

Number of Veterans

2,134

Male Veterans

121

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam806
Second Gulf War344
First Gulf War295
Korea287
World War II229

New Britain Ct Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8274.36%
Hispanic2721.38%
Black2353.43%
Other881.91%
2 or More766.70%
Asian120.72%
Hawaiian107.87%
Indian714.58%

New Britain Ct Veterans by Education

8.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Britain Ct Employment Status

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

New Britain Ct Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

53.04%

Born in Connecticut

81.45%

Native Born

18.55%

Foreign Born

9.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

81.45% of New Britain Ct residents were born in the United States, with 53.04% having been born in Connecticut. 9.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.