Canaan, Connecticut Population 2022

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.

The average household income in Canaan is $60,709 with a poverty rate of 18.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $779 per month, and the median house value is $183,800. 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 Canaanwas:

  • White: 91.79%
  • Black or African American: 5.53%
  • Two or more races: 2.68%
  • 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 1,050.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,212.

Canaan, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,12991.79%
Black or African American685.53%
Two or More Races332.68%
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Canaan Population by Race

Canaan Population Pyramid 2022

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Canaan Median Age

47.2


Total

41


Male

48.8


Female

Canaan Adults

There are 939 adults, (284 of whom are seniors) in Canaan.

Canaan Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Canaan Sex Ratio

Female

449

36.50%

Male

781

63.50%

Canaan Population by Age

Canaan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Canaan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married82.5%17.5%
Male79.5%20.5%
All62.5%37.5%
Non Family46.2%53.8%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Canaan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5362.2962.5
Married1773.6682.5
Male444.0279.5
Female164100
Non Family2991.1446.2

3.41

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Canaan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade707.76%
9th to 12th Grade495.43%
High School Graduate36640.58%
Some College14115.63%
Associates Degree849.31%
Bachelors Degree13514.97%
Graduate Degree576.32%
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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
White811750192
2+ Races3333
Black7
Hispanic51

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 white people with a rate of 23.67%.

Canaan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,064$43,417$22,014
Less Than 9th Grade$25,524$25,524$
High School Graduate$37,134$44,115$25,547
Some College$20,208$$20,139
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$72,500$$

$35,064

Average Earnings

$43,417

Average Male

$22,014

Average Female

Canaan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Canaan Language by Age

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Canaan Language

85.21% of Canaan residents speak only English, while 14.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.67% of the population.

Canaan Language

Canaan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic123123100.00%
Black44715.91%
White1,002989.78%
OtherNaN%

18.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.31%

Male Poverty Rate

20.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canaan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canaan is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canaan is Other, with NaN% 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 30.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.71%.

Canaan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.30%
High School7.10%
Some College24.44%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%

Canaan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.36%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed5.88%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Canaan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Canaan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,692$75,612
Families$93,281$114,748
Married Families$83,906-
Non Families$20,972$41,098
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Income by Household Type

Canaan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

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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86

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam42
Korea9
World War II

Canaan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 7443
75+43

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

31.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canaan Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

8.5%

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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57.97%

Born in Canaan

90.33%

Native Born

9.67%

Foreign Born

9.51%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.33% of Canaan residents were born in the United States, with 57.97% having been born in Connecticut. 9.51% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,2120.00%
20111,262504.13%
20121,177-85-6.74%
20131,30612910.96%
20141,178-128-9.80%
20151,098-80-6.79%
20161,192948.56%
20171,123-69-5.79%
20181,2271049.26%
20191,050-177-14.43%
20201,0500.00%
20211,0500.00%
20221,0500.00%

Canaan Population by Year