Manchester, Connecticut Population 2021

57,238
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Manchester is a city located in Hartford County Connecticut. Manchester has a 2020 population of 57,238. Manchester is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -1.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 58,252 in 2010. Manchester reached it's highest population of 58,329 in 2012.

The average household income in Manchester is $89,184 with a poverty rate of 9.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,249 per month, and the median house value is $184,600. The median age in Manchester is 35.7 years, 34.9 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Manchester Demographics

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

  • White: 60.63%
  • Black or African American: 16.06%
  • Asian: 11.70%
  • Other race: 6.72%
  • Two or more races: 4.08%
  • Native American: 0.80%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Manchester, Connecticut is 57,238 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 57,757.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 58,252.

Manchester, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,04960.63%
Black or African American9,28216.06%
Asian6,76111.70%
Some Other Race3,8826.72%
Two or More Races2,3614.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native4610.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.02%
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Manchester Population by Race

Manchester Population Pyramid $2021

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Manchester Median Age

35.7


Total

34.9


Male

36.7


Female

Manchester Adults

There are 45,454 adults, (8,422 of whom are seniors) in Manchester.

Manchester Age Dependency

56.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Manchester Sex Ratio

Female

30,065

52.01%

Male

27,740

47.99%

Manchester Population by Age

Manchester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Manchester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.1%30.9%
All55%45%
Male49%51%
Non Family44.3%55.7%
Female42.5%57.5%

55.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Manchester Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,6452.4155
Married10,2893.169.1
Non Family8,9231.2944.3
Female3,3243.1342.5
Male1,109349

3.02

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Manchester Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9462.31%
9th to 12th Grade2,0875.09%
High School Graduate10,27625.05%
Some College7,60818.54%
Associates Degree3,7349.10%
Bachelors Degree9,43222.99%
Graduate Degree6,94416.93%
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Manchester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Manchester Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White25,09723,7389,612
Black5,2804,8161,417
Asian5,1044,6803,868
Hispanic4,5883,860919
Other Race2,2602,020543
2+ Races1,093934393
Native American126119

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.78%.

Manchester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,306$57,208$43,526
Less Than 9th Grade$31,759$35,670$24,318
High School Graduate$35,590$45,534$26,222
Some College$44,478$49,254$40,949
Bachelors Degree$66,353$76,633$52,740
Graduate Degree$75,635$83,675$58,854

$50,306

Average Earnings

$57,208

Average Male

$43,526

Average Female

Manchester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Manchester Language by Age

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Manchester Language

76.85% of Manchester residents speak only English, while 23.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.05% of the population.

Manchester Language

Manchester Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,0751,9756.36%
Black9,2161,42315.44%
Hispanic7,7051,36317.69%
Other3,86461315.86%
Multiple2,35942718.10%
Asian6,7533104.59%
Native45221547.57%

9.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.49%

Male Poverty Rate

10.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Manchester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Manchester is Native, with 47.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Manchester is Asian, with 4.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.41%.

Manchester Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.58%
High School10.48%
Some College8.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.32%

Manchester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.74%
Male Unemployed12.41%
Female Employed4.63%
Male Employed3.23%

Manchester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Manchester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,503$89,184
Families$85,833$102,003
Married Families$99,169-
Non Families$50,870$64,375
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Income by Household Type

Manchester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Manchester Married by Age and Sex

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Manchester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Manchester Marital Status by Race

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Manchester Marital Status

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2,498

Number of Veterans

2,279

Male Veterans

219

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam872
Second Gulf War455
First Gulf War358
Korea278
World War II112

Manchester Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74767
75+619
55 to 64435
35 to 54386
18 to 34291

Manchester Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3147.74%
Hispanic1863.39%
Black981.63%
2+ Races644.77%
Native American94.64%
Other Race80.32%
Asian50.09%

Manchester Veterans by Race

Manchester Veterans by Education

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2.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Manchester Veterans by Education

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69.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Manchester Employment by Age

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Manchester Employment by Race

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Manchester 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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57.29%

Born in Manchester

83.18%

Native Born

16.82%

Foreign Born

10.06%

Non Citizen

6.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.18% of Manchester residents were born in the United States, with 57.29% having been born in Connecticut. 10.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Manchester Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202157,238-173-0.30%
202057,411-173-0.30%
201957,584-173-0.30%
201857,757-59-0.10%
201757,816-227-0.39%
201658,043-23-0.04%
201558,066-66-0.11%
201458,132-109-0.19%
201358,241-88-0.15%
201258,329260.04%
201158,303510.09%
201058,2520.00%

Manchester Population by Year