Canaan, Connecticut Population 2021

1,050
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Canaan is a city located in Litchfield County Connecticut. Canaan has a 2020 population of 1,050. Canaan is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -13.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,212 in 2010. Canaan reached it's highest population of 1,306 in 2013.

The average household income in Canaan is $60,709 with a poverty rate of 17.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,277 per month, and the median house value is $170,300. The median age in Canaan is 46.2 years, 46.6 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Canaan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Canaan was:

  • White: 89.14%
  • Black or African American: 9.33%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Canaan, Connecticut is 1,050 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,227.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,212.

Canaan, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93689.14%
Black or African American989.33%
Two or More Races161.52%
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Canaan Population by Race

Canaan Population Pyramid $2021

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Canaan Median Age

46.2


Total

46.6


Male

46


Female

Canaan Adults

There are 873 adults, (269 of whom are seniors) in Canaan.

Canaan Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Canaan Sex Ratio

Female

463

44.10%

Male

587

55.90%

Canaan Population by Age

Canaan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Canaan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male79.6%20.4%
Married73.1%26.9%
Female70%30%
All53%47%
Non Family39.2%60.8%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Canaan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5042.0853
Non Family3061.139.2
Married1193.1373.1
Male494.5579.6
Female303.9770

3.02

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Canaan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade566.80%
9th to 12th Grade293.52%
High School Graduate37044.90%
Some College15418.69%
Associates Degree789.47%
Bachelors Degree748.98%
Graduate Degree637.65%
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Canaan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Canaan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White734672114
Hispanic685123
2+ Races1616
Black6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 33.82%.

Canaan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,853$36,779$21,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$36,433$37,378$
Some College$20,234$$19,306
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$72,500$$

$29,853

Average Earnings

$36,779

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Canaan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Canaan Language by Age

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Canaan Language

82.01% of Canaan residents speak only English, while 17.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.52% of the population.

Canaan Language

Canaan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White81913015.87%
Hispanic1174235.90%
Black55610.91%

17.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.63%

Male Poverty Rate

23.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canaan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canaan is Hispanic, with 35.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canaan is Black, with 10.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.45%.

Canaan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.65%
Some College26.72%
High School6.76%
Bachelors or Greater5.84%

Canaan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed5.53%
Male Employed4.79%

Canaan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Canaan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,532$60,709
Families$85,147$92,408
Married Families$72,656-
Non Families$21,571$36,056
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Income by Household Type

Canaan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.8%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Canaan Married by Age and Sex

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Canaan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Canaan Marital Status by Race

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Canaan Marital Status

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82

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
Korea9
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Canaan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+42
65 to 7440
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

Canaan Veterans by Age

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Canaan Veterans by Race

Canaan Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canaan Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Canaan Employment by Age

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Canaan Employment by Race

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Canaan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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49.71%

Born in Canaan

89.52%

Native Born

10.48%

Foreign Born

7.52%

Non Citizen

2.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.52% of Canaan residents were born in the United States, with 49.71% having been born in Connecticut. 7.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Canaan Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,0500.00%
20201,0500.00%
20191,050-177-14.43%
20181,2271049.26%
20171,123-69-5.79%
20161,192948.56%
20151,098-80-6.79%
20141,178-128-9.80%
20131,30612910.96%
20121,177-85-6.74%
20111,262504.13%
20101,2120.00%

Canaan Population by Year