New Haven County, Connecticut Population 2018

New Haven County, Connecticut's estimated population is 860,435 with a growth rate of 0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. New Haven County, Connecticut is the 3rd largest county in Connecticut.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017862,1271,6920.20%
2017860,4354620.05%
2016859,973-1,621-0.19%
2015861,594-2,479-0.29%
2014864,073-485-0.06%
2013864,558-777-0.09%
2012865,3356100.07%
2011864,7251,1070.13%
2010863,61859,3997.39%
1990804,21942,8825.63%
1980761,33716,3892.20%
1970744,94884,63312.82%
1960660,315114,53120.98%
1950545,78461,46812.69%
1940484,31620,8674.50%
1930463,44948,23511.62%
1920415,21477,93223.11%
1910337,28268,11925.31%
1900269,16360,10528.75%
1890209,05852,53533.56%
1880156,52335,26629.08%
1870121,25723,91224.56%
186097,34531,75748.42%
185065,58817,00635.00%
184048,5824,73510.80%
183043,8474,23110.68%
182039,6162,5526.89%
181037,0644,90215.24%
180032,1621,3324.32%
179030,8300.00%

New Haven County, Connecticut Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White641,178
Black or African American112,152
Some Other Race47,826
Asian34,047
Two or More Races25,591
American Indian and Alaska Native1,165
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander168

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

New Haven County, Connecticut Population Pyramid 2018

5,00010,00015,00020,00025,00030,00035,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,00020,00025,00030,00035,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

New Haven County, Connecticut Median Age

40.1


Total

38.4


Male

41.6


Female

New Haven County, Connecticut Adults

There are 682,868 adults, (139,534 of whom are seniors) in New Haven County, Connecticut.

New Haven County, Connecticut Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

New Haven County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

446,264

51.76%

Male

415,863

48.24%

New Haven County, Connecticut Households and Families

New Haven County, Connecticut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

New Haven County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All62.3%37.7%
Male54.8%45.2%
Non Family46.1%53.9%
Female42.4%57.6%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Haven County, Connecticut Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All327,4022.5562.3
Married145,8503.2782.8
Non Family122,1621.2346.1
Female45,2643.4742.4
Male14,1263.4754.8

3.24

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

New Haven County, Connecticut Households

New Haven County, Connecticut Education

New Haven County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23,9084.01%
9th to 12th Grade35,9836.04%
High School Graduate182,60930.65%
Some College103,05617.30%
Associates Degree43,8457.36%
Bachelors Degree111,79518.76%
Graduate Degree94,58315.88%

New Haven County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White416,157388,658161,381
Hispanic80,84060,03612,466
Black69,83160,76315,302
Other Race27,79419,4933,071
Asian23,00320,86115,121
Multiple Races9,2688,0932,714
Native American79061390
Islander13712746

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 65.73%.

New Haven County, Connecticut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,686$52,539$39,348
Less Than High School$23,665$27,052$20,692
High School Grad$35,195$41,905$28,534
Some College$41,169$51,409$35,667
Bachelors Degree$56,741$66,139$48,809
Graduate Degree$73,190$87,675$64,628

$45,686

Average Earnings

$52,539

Average Male

$39,348

Average Female

New Haven County, Connecticut Language

New Haven County, Connecticut Language by Age

New Haven County, Connecticut Language

78.30% of New Haven County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 21.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.66% of the population.

New Haven County, Connecticut Poverty

New Haven County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White536,40538,1157.11%
Hispanic144,88934,53623.84%
Black108,34823,18221.40%
Other46,16212,19126.41%
Multiple24,3494,83219.84%
Asian32,6253,2519.96%
Native1,06120519.32%
Islander1683219.05%

12.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.06%

Male Poverty Rate

12.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Haven County, Connecticut

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Haven County, Connecticut is Other, with 26.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Haven County, Connecticut is White, with 7.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.30%.

New Haven County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.04%
High School11.86%
Some College8.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%

New Haven County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.22%
Male Unemployed24.29%
Female Employed5.74%
Male Employed3.71%

New Haven County, Connecticut Income

New Haven County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,872$88,342
Families$85,674$107,853
Married Families$106,041$127,488
Non Families$38,628$52,488

New Haven County, Connecticut Marital Status

New Haven County, Connecticut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

New Haven County, Connecticut Married by Age and Sex

New Haven 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 55To64.

New Haven County, Connecticut Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by War

40,930

Number of Veterans

38,405

Male Veterans

2,525

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam14,395
Korea4,993
First Gulf War4,739
Second Gulf War4,526
World War II3,696

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+13,046
65 to 7411,531
35 to 547,249
55 to 646,529
18 to 342,575

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White36,0526.88%
Black3,5994.33%
Hispanic2,5562.56%
Other6021.82%
2 or More3952.90%
Asian2060.76%
Hawaiian4331.39%
Indian333.31%

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

5.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Haven County, Connecticut Employment Status

New Haven County, Connecticut Employment by Age

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

New Haven County, Connecticut Employment by Race

New Haven County, Connecticut Employment by Education

Population of Cities in New Haven County, Connecticut

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
New Haven129890129934440.03%
Waterbury110332108272-2060-1.87%
Meriden6085559622-1233-2.03%
West Haven5556454516-1048-1.89%
Milford512715253612652.47%
Naugatuck3188431392-492-1.54%
Ansonia1925118732-519-2.70%
Derby1290012631-269-2.09%
Woodmont14881518302.02%
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