Middlesex County, Connecticut Population 2018

Middlesex County, Connecticut's estimated population is 163,410 with a growth rate of -0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Middlesex County, Connecticut is the 6th largest county in Connecticut.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017163,410-1,028-0.63%
2016164,4381,0050.61%
2016163,433-265-0.16%
2015163,698-1,019-0.62%
2014164,717-576-0.35%
2013165,293-226-0.14%
2012165,519-746-0.45%
2011166,2656400.39%
2010165,62522,42915.66%
1990143,19614,17910.99%
1980129,01714,20112.37%
1970114,81625,95129.20%
196088,86521,53331.98%
195067,33211,33320.24%
194055,9994,6118.97%
193051,3883,8388.07%
192047,5501,9134.19%
191045,6373,8779.28%
190041,7602,2365.66%
189039,5243,93511.06%
188035,589-510-1.41%
187036,0995,24016.98%
186030,8593,64313.39%
185027,2162,3379.39%
184024,879350.14%
183024,8442,43910.89%
182022,4051,6828.12%
181020,7238764.41%
180019,8479925.26%
179018,8550.00%

Middlesex County, Connecticut Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White146,228
Black or African American8,214
Asian4,828
Two or More Races3,440
Some Other Race1,574
American Indian and Alaska Native143
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Middlesex County, Connecticut Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Middlesex County, Connecticut Median Age

44.7


Total

43.5


Male

46


Female

Middlesex County, Connecticut Adults

There are 132,866 adults, (29,106 of which are seniors) in Middlesex County, Connecticut.

Middlesex County, Connecticut Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Middlesex County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

84,026

51.10%

Male

80,412

48.90%

Middlesex County, Connecticut Households and Families

Middlesex County, Connecticut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Middlesex County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
Male78%22%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family58%42%
Female55.6%44.4%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Middlesex County, Connecticut Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All66,4672.3974.5
Married34,5233.0188.8
Non Family23,7041.2658
Female5,8003.0355.6
Male2,440378

2.95

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Middlesex County, Connecticut Households

Middlesex County, Connecticut Education

Middlesex County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8562.41%
9th to 12th Grade4,4373.74%
High School Graduate32,23027.19%
Some College20,06616.93%
Associates Degree10,4228.79%
Bachelors Degree26,92322.72%
Graduate Degree21,58518.21%

Middlesex County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White103,89698,20543,203
Black5,2804,7051,290
Hispanic5,1034,3641,756
Asian3,0042,7411,809
Multiple Races1,2431,217494
Other Race1,07480290
Native American13512940
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 97.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 60.22%.

Middlesex County, Connecticut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,192$62,115$42,753
Less Than High School$25,118$27,184$18,467
High School Grad$38,683$46,871$27,278
Some College$45,876$55,799$36,399
Bachelors Degree$64,974$77,182$51,586
Graduate Degree$78,600$94,922$66,061

$52,192

Average Earnings

$62,115

Average Male

$42,753

Average Female

Middlesex County, Connecticut Language

Middlesex County, Connecticut Language by Age

Middlesex County, Connecticut Language

89.47% of Middlesex County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 10.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.91% of the population.

Middlesex County, Connecticut Poverty

Middlesex County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White135,5377,4885.52%
Hispanic8,9541,72819.30%
Black7,8021,64821.12%
Multiple3,26538911.91%
Asian4,1962987.10%
Other1,42419613.76%
Islander1111100.00%
Native14296.34%

7.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.24%

Male Poverty Rate

7.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Middlesex County, Connecticut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Middlesex County, Connecticut is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Middlesex County, Connecticut is White, with 5.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.38%.

Middlesex County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.78%
High School9.13%
Some College6.88%
Bachelors or Greater2.55%

Middlesex County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.60%
Male Unemployed22.52%
Female Employed4.26%
Male Employed2.72%

Middlesex County, Connecticut Income

Middlesex County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$79,837$103,141
Families$102,512$123,059
Married Families$114,409$135,917
Non Families$46,180$63,987

Middlesex County, Connecticut Marital Status

Middlesex County, Connecticut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Middlesex County, Connecticut Married by Age and Sex

Middlesex County, Connecticut Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Middlesex County, Connecticut Marital Status by Race

Middlesex County, Connecticut Veterans

Middlesex County, Connecticut Veterans by War

11,203

Number of Veterans

10,686

Male Veterans

517

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,424
Korea1,177
First Gulf War1,159
World War II1,095
Second Gulf War1,026

Middlesex County, Connecticut Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,285
75+3,188
55 to 642,314
35 to 541,918
18 to 34498

Middlesex County, Connecticut Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,5238.81%
Black3866.22%
2 or More1819.66%
Hispanic1372.21%
Asian912.37%
Other221.87%

Middlesex County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

4.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Middlesex County, Connecticut Employment Status

Middlesex County, Connecticut Employment by Age

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Middlesex County, Connecticut Employment by Race

Middlesex County, Connecticut Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Middlesex County, Connecticut

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Middletown4764846544-1104-2.32%
Fenwick434412.33%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990