Higganum, Connecticut Population 2021

1,285
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Higganum is a city located in Middlesex County Connecticut. Higganum has a 2020 population of 1,285. Higganum is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -24.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,698 in 2010. Higganum reached it's highest population of 1,826 in 2012.

The average household income in Higganum is $120,299 with a poverty rate of 12.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $831 per month, and the median house value is $310,400. The median age in Higganum is 47.3 years, 46.6 years for males, and 51.8 years for females.

Higganum Demographics

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

  • White: 88.25%
  • Asian: 10.89%
  • Two or more races: 0.86%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Higganum, Connecticut is 1,285 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,496.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,698.

Higganum, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,13488.25%
Asian14010.89%
Two or More Races110.86%
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Higganum Population by Race

Higganum Population Pyramid $2021

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Higganum Median Age

47.3


Total

46.6


Male

51.8


Female

Higganum Adults

There are 1,075 adults, (263 of whom are seniors) in Higganum.

Higganum Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Higganum Sex Ratio

Female

639

49.73%

Male

646

50.27%

Higganum Population by Age

Higganum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Higganum Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married73.7%26.3%
All73.1%26.9%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Male0%0%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Higganum Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5662.2773.1
Married4072.5373.7
Non Family1191.1162.2
Female403.1100
Male00

2.58

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Higganum Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.86%
9th to 12th Grade111.06%
High School Graduate23922.96%
Some College13613.06%
Associates Degree474.51%
Bachelors Degree29027.86%
Graduate Degree30929.68%
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Higganum Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Higganum Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White901890550
Asian10610624
Hispanic231414
2+ Races111111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Higganum Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$68,832$77,875$65,699
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$2,500$
Some College$53,594$79,896$44,773
Bachelors Degree$69,103$68,777$
Graduate Degree$91,373$109,904$90,123

$68,832

Average Earnings

$77,875

Average Male

$65,699

Average Female

Higganum Earnings by Educational Attainment

Higganum Language by Age

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Higganum Language

84.28% of Higganum residents speak only English, while 15.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.00% of the population.

Higganum Language

Higganum Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian14011682.86%
White1,097474.28%

12.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.82%

Male Poverty Rate

16.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Higganum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Higganum is Asian, with 82.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Higganum is White, with 4.28% 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 24.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.46%.

Higganum Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School46.86%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%
Some College0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Higganum Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Higganum Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Higganum Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$101,786$120,299
Families$125,822$138,674
Married Families$125,493-
Non Families-$51,273
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Income by Household Type

Higganum Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

75.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.3%

Male Marriage Rate

73.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Higganum Married by Age and Sex

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Higganum 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 20-34.

Higganum Marital Status by Race

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Higganum Marital Status

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66

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam55
Korea11
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Higganum Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7436
55 to 6419
75+11
35 to 54
18 to 34

Higganum Veterans by Age

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Higganum Veterans by Race

Higganum Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Higganum Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Higganum Employment by Age

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Higganum Employment by Race

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Higganum 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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48.72%

Born in Higganum

89.11%

Native Born

10.89%

Foreign Born

10.89%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.11% of Higganum residents were born in the United States, with 48.72% having been born in Connecticut. 10.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Higganum Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,2850.00%
20201,2850.00%
20191,285-211-14.10%
20181,496-212-12.41%
20171,708-37-2.12%
20161,745623.68%
20151,683100.60%
20141,673523.21%
20131,621-205-11.23%
20121,8261508.95%
20111,676-22-1.30%
20101,6980.00%

Higganum Population by Year