New Britain, Connecticut Population 2024

74,818

New Britain is a city located in Connecticut. New Britain has a 2024 population of 74,818. New Britain is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 73,974 in 2020.

The average household income in New Britain is $72,419 with a poverty rate of 19.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in New Britain is 33.4 years, 32.9 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

New Britain Demographics

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

  • White: 55.44%
  • Other race: 14.61%
  • Two or more races: 13.34%
  • Black or African American: 13.31%
  • Asian: 2.67%
  • Native American: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
Land Area (mi²)
13.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,585.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.14% (844)
The current population of New Britain, Connecticut is 74,818 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 73,974.

New Britain, Connecticut Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White41,14155.44%
Other race10,84314.61%
Two or more races9,90013.34%
Black or African American9,88013.31%
Asian1,9812.67%
Native American4430.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander240.03%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

New Britain Population by Race

New Britain Population Pyramid 2024

New Britain Median Age

33.4

Total

32.9

Male

33.7

Female

New Britain Adults

There are 56,797 adults, (9,688 of whom are seniors) in New Britain.

New Britain Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

New Britain Sex Ratio

Female38,23951.53%
Male35,97348.47%

New Britain Population by Age

New Britain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All28,5752.4941.358.7
Non Family11,8331.2634.665.4
Married8,3803.3559.540.5
Female6,3583.4530.769.3
Male2,0043.153961

3.23

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

41.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

New Britain Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,9278.5%
9th to 12th Grade4,70610.18%
High School Graduate15,80534.2%
Some College8,88619.23%
Associates Degree3,7638.14%
Bachelors Degree5,46611.83%
Graduate Degree3,6597.92%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

New Britain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Britain Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White20,82818,4615,124
Hispanic18,30512,6982,108
Other Race6,9724,653799
Black5,7825,1761,269
2+ Races4,4613,578679
Asian1,093853390
Native American35222296
Islander242424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

New Britain Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,209$46,574$36,907
Less Than 9th Grade$27,093$29,303$23,706
High School Graduate$36,974$40,912$34,331
Some College$41,978$51,220$35,723
Bachelors Degree$57,303$59,723$53,507
Graduate Degree$70,504$76,589$61,250

$41,209

Average Earnings

$46,574

Average Male

$36,907

Average Female

New Britain Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Britain Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

New Britain Language

51.29% of New Britain residents speak only English, while 48.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.25% of the population.

New Britain Language

New Britain Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic32,4428,63426.61%
White26,3543,37412.8%
Other10,6292,40622.64%
Multiple9,6932,13021.97%
Black9,5131,76718.57%
Native44211826.7%
Asian1,826532.9%

19.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.94%

Male Poverty Rate

20.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Britain

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Britain is Native, with 26.7% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Britain is Asian, with 2.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.56%.

New Britain Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.24%
High School16.98%
Some College11.16%
Bachelors or Greater4.53%

New Britain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.4%
Male Unemployed27.99%
Female Employed10.82%
Male Employed6.53%

New Britain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Britain Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$53,766$72,419
Families$68,050$83,965
Married Families$94,518$111,178
Non Families$38,169$51,652

mean

median

Income by Household Type

New Britain Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.7%

Male Marriage Rate

30.2%

Female Marriage Rate

New Britain Married by Age and Sex

male

female

New Britain 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.

New Britain Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

New Britain Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,062

Number of Veterans

1,892

Male Veterans

170

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam742
Second Gulf War423
First Gulf War280
Korea237
World War II31

New Britain Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+707
65 to 74465
35 to 54433
55 to 64282
18 to 34175

New Britain Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,5554.68%
Hispanic3501.56%
Black1972.62%
Other Race1902.32%
2+ Races1201.96%

New Britain Veterans by Race

New Britain Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Britain Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

New Britain Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

New Britain Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

New Britain Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

53.09%

Born in New Britain

80.6%

Native Born

19.4%

Foreign Born

8.83%

Non Citizen

10.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.6% of New Britain residents were born in the United States, with 53.09% having been born in Connecticut. 8.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

New Britain Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202975,8732110.28%
202875,6622110.28%
202775,4512110.28%
202675,2402110.28%
202575,0292110.28%
202474,8182110.28%
202374,6072110.28%
202274,396-185-0.25%
202174,5816070.82%
202073,9741,5002.07%
201972,474-139-0.19%
201872,613-26-0.04%
201772,639-194-0.27%
201672,833-409-0.56%
201573,2421720.24%
201473,07030%
201373,067-164-0.22%
201273,231-52-0.07%
201173,283270.04%
201073,2561,7182.4%
200071,538-3,953-5.24%
199075,4911,6512.24%
198073,840-9,601-11.51%
197083,4411,2401.51%
196082,2018,47511.5%
195073,7265,0417.34%
194068,6855570.82%
193068,1288,81214.86%
192059,31615,40035.07%
191043,91617,91868.92%
190025,9989,47957.38%
189016,5194,71939.99%
188011,8003,79847.46%
18708,00200%
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New Britain Population by Year