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
2017860,435-439-0.05%
2016860,8749010.10%
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
White644,385
Black or African American110,829
Some Other Race46,626
Asian33,744
Two or More Races23,439
American Indian and Alaska Native1,688
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander163

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

New Haven 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

New Haven County, Connecticut Median Age

39.8


Total

38.2


Male

41.3


Female

New Haven County, Connecticut Adults

There are 679,230 adults, (134,296 of which are seniors) in New Haven County, Connecticut.

New Haven County, Connecticut Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

New Haven County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

445,588

51.76%

Male

415,286

48.24%

New Haven County, Connecticut Households and Families

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

New Haven County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All62.4%37.6%
Male56.1%43.9%
Non Family46.6%53.4%
Female41.4%58.6%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Haven County, Connecticut Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All326,4872.5562.4
Married146,0293.2882.5
Non Family121,0691.2446.6
Female45,4833.4441.4
Male13,9063.4456.1

3.24

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade25,3204.28%
9th to 12th Grade36,8506.23%
High School Graduate179,58530.34%
Some College104,11717.59%
Associates Degree43,0867.28%
Bachelors Degree109,53618.51%
Graduate Degree93,42115.78%

New Haven County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White417,979388,670160,432
Hispanic77,66656,69511,570
Black67,73858,43114,085
Other Race26,36617,9922,757
Asian22,24820,15614,648
Multiple Races8,9077,7182,649
Native American948777167
Islander12011149

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 65.84%.

New Haven County, Connecticut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,024$51,415$37,493
Less Than High School$22,552$26,464$19,814
High School Grad$33,622$40,844$27,212
Some College$40,376$50,053$34,662
Bachelors Degree$55,752$66,168$47,257
Graduate Degree$71,497$85,781$62,199

$44,024

Average Earnings

$51,415

Average Male

$37,493

Average Female

New Haven County, Connecticut Language

New Haven County, Connecticut Language by Age

New Haven County, Connecticut Language

78.06% of New Haven County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 21.94% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.54% of the population.

New Haven County, Connecticut Poverty

New Haven County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White541,39638,7637.16%
Hispanic140,86737,87226.88%
Black106,85525,24223.62%
Other44,77813,07629.20%
Multiple22,1954,77521.51%
Asian32,3433,25810.07%
Native1,59544127.65%
Islander1462114.38%

12.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.56%

Male Poverty Rate

13.94%

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 29.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Haven County, Connecticut is White, with 7.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.42%.

New Haven County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.94%
High School12.59%
Some College9.14%
Bachelors or Greater4.06%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.67%
Male Unemployed24.05%
Female Employed5.72%
Male Employed3.87%

New Haven County, Connecticut Income

New Haven County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,715$85,132
Families$82,940$103,874
Married Families$102,646$122,963
Non Families$36,974$50,249

New Haven County, Connecticut Marital Status

New Haven County, Connecticut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

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 45To54.

New Haven County, Connecticut Marital Status by Race

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by War

42,922

Number of Veterans

40,446

Male Veterans

2,476

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam15,264
Korea5,359
First Gulf War4,844
World War II4,229
Second Gulf War3,927

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+13,248
65 to 7411,968
35 to 548,039
55 to 647,440
18 to 342,227

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White37,5607.15%
Black4,0184.92%
Hispanic2,4692.56%
Other5851.85%
2 or More4433.57%
Asian1890.72%
Indian887.10%
Hawaiian3928.47%

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

6.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Haven County, Connecticut Employment Status

New Haven County, Connecticut Employment by Age

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

8.5%

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