Wethersfield, Connecticut Population 2021

26,171
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Wethersfield is a city located in Hartford County Connecticut. Wethersfield has a 2020 population of 26,171. Wethersfield is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,668 in 2010.

The average household income in Wethersfield is $108,251 with a poverty rate of 5.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,052 per month, and the median house value is $255,300. The median age in Wethersfield is 44.5 years, 42.1 years for males, and 45.9 years for females.

Wethersfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wethersfieldwas:

  • White: 86.30%
  • Black or African American: 4.26%
  • Asian: 4.20%
  • Two or more races: 3.88%
  • Other race: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wethersfield, Connecticut is 26,171 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,171.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,668.

Wethersfield, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,58686.30%
Black or African American1,1144.26%
Asian1,0984.20%
Two or More Races1,0163.88%
Some Other Race3371.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.08%
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Wethersfield Population by Race

Wethersfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Wethersfield Median Age

44.5


Total

42.1


Male

45.9


Female

Wethersfield Adults

There are 21,165 adults, (5,046 of whom are seniors) in Wethersfield.

Wethersfield Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wethersfield Sex Ratio

Female

13,837

52.87%

Male

12,334

47.13%

Wethersfield Population by Age

Wethersfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wethersfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female61.6%38.4%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
All79.3%20.7%
Male79.6%20.4%
Married93.8%6.2%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wethersfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9172.3979.3
Married5,5883.193.8
Non Family4,0181.1663.4
Female992361.6
Male3193.779.6

3.07

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Wethersfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6393.38%
9th to 12th Grade5602.96%
High School Graduate4,98126.35%
Some College2,94415.58%
Associates Degree1,2146.42%
Bachelors Degree4,82325.52%
Graduate Degree3,74019.79%
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Wethersfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wethersfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,14115,2137,684
Hispanic1,2781,032375
Black75674769
Asian641633352
2+ Races364311140
Other Race26618027
Native American20207

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 asian people with a rate of 54.91%.

Wethersfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,624$65,461$47,478
Less Than 9th Grade$27,008$49,844$25,347
High School Graduate$43,090$51,094$37,582
Some College$48,317$54,063$41,853
Bachelors Degree$64,077$71,538$52,448
Graduate Degree$86,548$101,250$75,227

$57,624

Average Earnings

$65,461

Average Male

$47,478

Average Female

Wethersfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wethersfield Language by Age

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Wethersfield Language

76.38% of Wethersfield residents speak only English, while 23.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 15.07% of the population.

Wethersfield Language

Wethersfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,08555626.67%
White21,3655472.56%
Black1,11325723.09%
Multiple1,01517417.14%
Asian1,09812911.75%
Other33610531.25%
Native20735.00%

5.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.03%

Male Poverty Rate

5.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wethersfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wethersfield is Native, with 35.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wethersfield is White, with 2.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.82%.

Wethersfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.85%
High School8.27%
Some College3.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.30%

Wethersfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed46.13%
Female Unemployed18.69%
Female Employed3.64%
Male Employed1.68%

Wethersfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wethersfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$86,216$108,251
Families$110,090$132,813
Married Families$116,950-
Non Families$44,276$63,690
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Income by Household Type

Wethersfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wethersfield Married by Age and Sex

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Wethersfield 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 45-54.

Wethersfield Marital Status by Race

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Wethersfield Marital Status

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1,149

Number of Veterans

1,131

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam376
Second Gulf War162
Korea135
First Gulf War132
World War II107

Wethersfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+400
65 to 74350
35 to 54212
55 to 64141
18 to 3446

Wethersfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0465.62%
Black627.23%
Hispanic342.31%
Other Race3411.93%
Native American735.00%

Wethersfield Veterans by Race

Wethersfield Veterans by Education

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8.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wethersfield Veterans by Education

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68.7%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wethersfield Employment by Age

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Wethersfield Employment by Race

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Wethersfield 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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67.04%

Born in Wethersfield

84.24%

Native Born

15.76%

Foreign Born

4.72%

Non Citizen

11.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.24% of Wethersfield residents were born in the United States, with 67.04% having been born in Connecticut. 4.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wethersfield Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,1710.00%
202026,1710.00%
201926,171-96-0.37%
201826,267-128-0.48%
201726,395-1-0.00%
201626,396-114-0.43%
201526,510-69-0.26%
201426,579-11-0.04%
201326,590-80-0.30%
201226,670290.11%
201126,641-27-0.10%
201026,6680.00%

Wethersfield Population by Year