Putnam, Connecticut Population 2021

9,347
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Putnam is a city located in Windham County Connecticut. Putnam has a 2020 population of 9,347. Putnam is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -2.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,561 in 2010. Putnam reached it's highest population of 9,561 in 2010.

The average household income in Putnam is $77,623 with a poverty rate of 9.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $882 per month, and the median house value is $194,900. The median age in Putnam is 48.8 years, 48.8 years for males, and 48.7 years for females.

Putnam Demographics

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

  • White: 95.40%
  • Two or more races: 1.94%
  • Black or African American: 1.87%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Putnam, Connecticut is 9,347 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,410.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,561.

Putnam, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,93095.40%
Two or More Races1821.94%
Black or African American1751.87%
Asian630.67%
Some Other Race110.12%
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Putnam Population by Race

Putnam Population Pyramid $2021

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Putnam Median Age

48.8


Total

48.8


Male

48.7


Female

Putnam Adults

There are 7,902 adults, (2,035 of whom are seniors) in Putnam.

Putnam Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Putnam Sex Ratio

Female

4,995

53.36%

Male

4,366

46.64%

Putnam Population by Age

Putnam Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Putnam Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.4%20.6%
Male67%33%
All58.1%41.9%
Female55%45%
Non Family36.9%63.1%

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Putnam Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0962.2258.1
Non Family1,6781.2336.9
Married1,6372.879.4
Female5203.155
Male2613.1267

2.83

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Putnam Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1782.46%
9th to 12th Grade5006.90%
High School Graduate2,45833.92%
Some College1,51720.94%
Associates Degree75810.46%
Bachelors Degree1,10615.26%
Graduate Degree72910.06%
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Putnam Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Putnam Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,8016,1451,728
Hispanic22622424
2+ Races1189837
Black10910930
Asian636336
Other Race1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.14%.

Putnam Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,280$43,300$36,881
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$$
High School Graduate$35,192$36,557$33,972
Some College$37,578$45,069$32,188
Bachelors Degree$60,638$66,250$48,281
Graduate Degree$56,923$82,321$51,908

$39,280

Average Earnings

$43,300

Average Male

$36,881

Average Female

Putnam Earnings by Educational Attainment

Putnam Language by Age

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Putnam Language

95.17% of Putnam residents speak only English, while 4.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.94% of the population.

Putnam Language

Putnam Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,3756918.25%
Multiple1736537.57%
Asian634774.60%
Black1724425.58%
Hispanic44540.90%
Other11218.18%

9.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.78%

Male Poverty Rate

9.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Putnam

The race most likely to be in poverty in Putnam is Asian, with 74.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Putnam is Hispanic, with 0.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.77%.

Putnam Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.23%
Some College6.53%
High School6.17%
Bachelors or Greater4.09%

Putnam Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed16.54%
Female Unemployed12.09%
Male Employed5.51%
Female Employed3.46%

Putnam Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Putnam Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,201$77,623
Families$75,714$98,670
Married Families$94,583-
Non Families$36,339$44,707
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Income by Household Type

Putnam Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Putnam Married by Age and Sex

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Putnam 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 55-64.

Putnam Marital Status by Race

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Putnam Marital Status

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706

Number of Veterans

683

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam265
Second Gulf War123
First Gulf War96
World War II72
Korea60

Putnam Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+193
65 to 74174
55 to 64122
35 to 54119
18 to 3498

Putnam Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6909.15%
Hispanic269.56%
Other Race981.82%
2+ Races75.22%

Putnam Veterans by Race

Putnam Veterans by Education

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3.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Putnam Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Putnam Employment by Age

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Putnam Employment by Race

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Putnam 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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57.84%

Born in Putnam

96.90%

Native Born

3.10%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

2.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.90% of Putnam residents were born in the United States, with 57.84% having been born in Connecticut. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Putnam Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,347-21-0.22%
20209,368-21-0.22%
20199,389-21-0.22%
20189,410640.68%
20179,346250.27%
20169,321-56-0.60%
20159,377-30-0.32%
20149,407-50-0.53%
20139,457-43-0.45%
20129,500-43-0.45%
20119,543-18-0.19%
20109,5610.00%

Putnam Population by Year