Higganum, Connecticut Population 2022

2,167
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Higganum is a city located in Middlesex County Connecticut. Higganum has a 2020 population of 2,167. Higganum is currently growing at a rate of 1.83% annually and its population has increased by 3.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,089 in 2010.

The average household income in Higganum is $120,299 with a poverty rate of 9.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $328,600. 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 Higganumwas:

  • White: 90.36%
  • Asian: 8.17%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • 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 2,167 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,089.

Higganum, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,59390.36%
Asian1448.17%
Two or More Races261.47%
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Higganum Population by Race

Higganum Population Pyramid 2022

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Higganum Median Age

42.9


Total

42.6


Male

44.2


Female

Higganum Adults

There are 1,345 adults, (282 of whom are seniors) in Higganum.

Higganum Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Higganum Sex Ratio

Female

754

42.77%

Male

1,009

57.23%

Higganum Population by Age

Higganum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Higganum Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
Married78.4%21.6%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family50%50%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Higganum Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7752.2576.3
Married4672.6178.4
Male812.16100
Female612.84100
Non Family1661.0850

2.57

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Higganum Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade241.81%
9th to 12th Grade50.38%
High School Graduate17313.04%
Some College15111.38%
Associates Degree876.56%
Bachelors Degree41531.27%
Graduate Degree47235.57%
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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
2+ Races262626
White1,1431,125779
Hispanic322121
Asian12612661

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$71,667$86,324$59,028
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$55,938$86,923$32,096
Bachelors Degree$68,472$67,778$
Graduate Degree$106,458$115,247$82,955

$71,667

Average Earnings

$86,324

Average Male

$59,028

Average Female

Higganum Earnings by Educational Attainment

Higganum Language by Age

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Higganum Language

90.98% of Higganum residents speak only English, while 9.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.28% of the population.

Higganum Language

Higganum Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian1448357.64%
White1,450785.38%
OtherNaN%

9.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.54%

Male Poverty Rate

12.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Higganum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Higganum is Asian, with 57.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Higganum is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.30%.

Higganum Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.83%
High School45.09%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater5.86%

Higganum Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.90%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Higganum Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Higganum Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$111,601$121,182
Families$116,250$144,083
Married Families$125,337-
Non Families$35,978$37,166
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Income by Household Type

Higganum Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

70.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.0%

Male Marriage Rate

76.7%

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 55-64, 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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46

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam40
Korea6
World War II

Higganum Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 6423
65 to 7413
75+10

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

21.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Higganum Veterans by Education

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67.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

3%

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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60.75%

Born in Higganum

91.83%

Native Born

8.17%

Foreign Born

8.17%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.83% of Higganum residents were born in the United States, with 60.75% having been born in Connecticut. 8.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Higganum Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,6980.00%
20111,737392.30%
20121,776392.25%
20131,815392.20%
20141,854392.15%
20151,893392.10%
20161,932392.06%
20171,971392.02%
20182,010391.98%
20192,049391.94%
20202,089401.95%
20212,128391.87%
20222,167391.83%

Higganum Population by Year