Middlesex County, Connecticut Population 2020

Middlesex County, Connecticut's estimated population is 162,855 with a growth rate of -0.18% 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
2018162,682-173-0.11%
2017162,855-297-0.18%
2016163,152-403-0.25%
2015163,555-1,042-0.63%
2014164,597-559-0.34%
2013165,156-285-0.17%
2012165,441-735-0.44%
2011166,1765740.35%
2010165,60222,40615.65%
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%

How Many People Live in Middlesex County, Connecticut?

162,855

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White144,84488.66%
Black or African American8,6545.30%
Asian5,0203.07%
Two or More Races3,2571.99%
Some Other Race1,3210.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native2640.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.00%

Middlesex County, Connecticut Population Pyramid 2020

Middlesex County, Connecticut Median Age

45.4


Total

44


Male

46.9


Female

Middlesex County, Connecticut Adults

There are 133,273 adults, (31,052 of whom are seniors) in Middlesex County, Connecticut.

Middlesex County, Connecticut Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Middlesex County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

83,692

51.23%

Male

79,676

48.77%

Middlesex County, Connecticut Households and Families

Middlesex County, Connecticut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Middlesex County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All73.6%26.4%
Male73.5%26.5%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
Female52.5%47.5%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All66,8922.3573.6
Married34,2512.9589.1
Non Family24,0511.2557.2
Female6,2723.0352.5
Male2,3183.1573.5

2.91

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Middlesex County, Connecticut Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6892.26%
9th to 12th Grade4,2293.56%
High School Graduate30,99826.09%
Some College20,32117.11%
Associates Degree11,2289.45%
Bachelors Degree27,00422.73%
Graduate Degree22,32318.79%

Middlesex County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White103,44198,08943,663
Black5,6395,0801,403
Hispanic5,6014,7921,873
Asian3,2953,0621,968
Multiple Races1,1591,106492
Other Race926672155
Native American20120114

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 59.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,604$64,226$45,480
Less Than High School$26,313$28,304$18,770
High School Grad$40,992$50,608$30,313
Some College$46,951$58,473$37,650
Bachelors Degree$67,914$78,854$53,453
Graduate Degree$83,112$97,049$72,500

$54,604

Average Earnings

$64,226

Average Male

$45,480

Average Female

Middlesex County, Connecticut Language

Middlesex County, Connecticut Language by Age

Middlesex County, Connecticut Language

89.27% of Middlesex County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 10.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, 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
White133,9507,3535.49%
Hispanic9,5071,76618.58%
Black8,0951,35216.70%
Asian4,3113758.70%
Multiple3,08533610.89%
Other1,21415112.44%
Native2638933.84%
Islander88100.00%

6.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.20%

Male Poverty Rate

7.58%

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 5.49% 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 10.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.46%
High School8.91%
Some College6.81%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%

Middlesex County, Connecticut Income

Middlesex County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$84,761$108,934
Families$108,334$131,771
Married Families$122,141$146,495
Non Families$48,341$64,691

Middlesex County, Connecticut Marital Status

Middlesex County, Connecticut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Middlesex County, Connecticut Marital Status by Race

Middlesex County, Connecticut Veterans

10,170

Number of Veterans

9,635

Male Veterans

535

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,032
Second Gulf War1,404
First Gulf War1,198
Korea974
World War II783

Middlesex County, Connecticut Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,4517.92%
Black5237.84%
Hispanic1832.71%
2 or More1348.00%
Asian390.94%
Other191.80%
Indian41.73%

Middlesex County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

4.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Middlesex County, Connecticut Employment Status

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Middlesex County, Connecticut 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

64.57%

Born in Connecticut

92.35%

Native Born

7.65%

Foreign Born

3.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.35% of Middlesex County, Connecticut residents were born in the United States, with 64.57% having been born in Connecticut. 3.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Population of Cities in Middlesex County, Connecticut

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Middletown4764846544-1104-2.32%
Fenwick434412.33%
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