Westport, Connecticut Population 2021

29,235
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Westport is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. Westport has a 2020 population of 29,235. Westport is currently growing at a rate of 1.29% annually and its population has increased by 10.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,443 in 2010. Westport reached it's highest population of 29,235 in 2021.

The average household income in Westport is $321,258 with a poverty rate of 4.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,956 per month, and the median house value is $1.15 Mn. The median age in Westport is 45.8 years, 45.4 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Westport Demographics

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

  • White: 89.57%
  • Asian: 6.08%
  • Two or more races: 2.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.07%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Westport, Connecticut is 29,235 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,119.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,443.

Westport, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,09589.57%
Asian1,7036.08%
Two or More Races8332.97%
Black or African American3001.07%
Some Other Race560.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.10%
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Westport Population by Race

Westport Population Pyramid $2021

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Westport Median Age

45.8


Total

45.4


Male

46


Female

Westport Adults

There are 20,429 adults, (4,780 of whom are seniors) in Westport.

Westport Age Dependency

79

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Westport Sex Ratio

Female

14,723

52.55%

Male

13,293

47.45%

Westport Population by Age

Westport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Westport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.1%7.9%
All85.2%14.8%
Male72.5%27.5%
Female71.8%28.2%
Non Family69.7%30.3%

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westport Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9162.885.2
Married6,7813.3392.1
Non Family2,3471.1469.7
Female5773.1471.8
Male2113.4572.5

3.27

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Westport Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1951.05%
9th to 12th Grade1961.05%
High School Graduate1,5658.40%
Some College1,5858.51%
Associates Degree5673.04%
Bachelors Degree7,05437.85%
Graduate Degree7,47340.10%
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Westport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westport Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,48316,16612,901
Asian1,1341,120990
Hispanic659606429
2+ Races239239171
Black17016348
Other Race363624
Native American999

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Westport Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$105,826$200,288$54,375
Less Than 9th Grade$32,250$37,000$30,917
High School Graduate$48,505$69,091$38,977
Some College$46,083$78,047$29,821
Bachelors Degree$107,188$211,157$60,789
Graduate Degree$160,514$236,651$77,000

$105,826

Average Earnings

$200,288

Average Male

$54,375

Average Female

Westport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westport Language by Age

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Westport Language

86.33% of Westport residents speak only English, while 13.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.68% of the population.

Westport Language

Westport Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,9488403.51%
Hispanic1,24714311.47%
Black28813245.83%
Asian1,692362.13%
Multiple81130.37%

4.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.18%

Male Poverty Rate

4.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westport is Black, with 45.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westport is Multiple, with 0.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.85%.

Westport Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.31%
High School8.56%
Some College6.26%
Bachelors or Greater2.48%

Westport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.56%
Male Unemployed5.65%
Female Employed3.26%
Male Employed1.35%

Westport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westport Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$206,466$321,258
Families$250,000$378,905
Married Families$250,000-
Non Families$71,250$129,095
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Income by Household Type

Westport Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.1%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Westport Married by Age and Sex

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Westport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Westport Marital Status by Race

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Westport Marital Status

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698

Number of Veterans

673

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam256
World War II106
Korea73
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War9

Westport Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+425
65 to 74195
55 to 6442
35 to 5436
18 to 34

Westport Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6893.68%
2+ Races93.49%

Westport Veterans by Race

Westport Veterans by Education

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6.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westport Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Westport Employment by Age

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Westport Employment by Race

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Westport 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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29.48%

Born in Westport

86.25%

Native Born

13.75%

Foreign Born

6.06%

Non Citizen

7.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.25% of Westport residents were born in the United States, with 29.48% having been born in Connecticut. 6.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Westport Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129,2353721.29%
202028,8633721.31%
201928,4913721.32%
201828,1193001.08%
201727,819-28-0.10%
201627,847300.11%
201527,8172921.06%
201427,5252050.75%
201327,3202150.79%
201227,1053291.23%
201126,7763331.26%
201026,4430.00%

Westport Population by Year