Fairfield County, Connecticut Population 2022

Fairfield County, Connecticut's estimated population is 941,415 with a growth rate of -0.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fairfield County, Connecticut is the 2nd largest county in Connecticut. The 2010 Population was 919,355 and has seen a growth of 2.40% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179036,2500.00%
180038,2081,9585.40%
181040,9502,7427.18%
182042,7391,7894.37%
183047,0104,2719.99%
184049,9172,9076.18%
185059,7759,85819.75%
186077,47617,70129.61%
187095,27617,80022.97%
1880112,04216,76617.60%
1890150,08138,03933.95%
1900184,20334,12222.74%
1910245,32261,11933.18%
1920320,93675,61430.82%
1930386,70265,76620.49%
1940418,38431,6828.19%
1950504,34285,95820.55%
1960653,589149,24729.59%
1970792,814139,22521.30%
1980807,14314,3291.81%
1990827,64520,5022.54%
2010919,35591,71011.08%
2011928,0008,6450.94%
2012935,0997,0990.76%
2013939,9244,8250.52%
2014944,1964,2720.45%
2015944,9437470.08%
2016944,347-596-0.06%
2017943,038-1,309-0.14%
2018943,9719330.10%
2019943,332-639-0.07%
2020942,693-639-0.07%
2021942,054-639-0.07%
2022941,415-639-0.07%
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Fairfield County, Connecticut Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White668,62370.81%
Black or African American107,36711.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,0420.22%
Asian50,8425.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6340.07%
Some Other Race66,2577.02%
Two or More Races48,5415.14%
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Fairfield County, Connecticut Population by Race

Fairfield County, Connecticut Population Pyramid 2022

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Fairfield County, Connecticut Median Age

40.8


Total

39.3


Male

42.1


Female

Fairfield County, Connecticut Adults

There are 732,162 adults, (150,147 of whom are seniors) in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Fairfield County, Connecticut Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfield County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

484,479

51.31%

Male

459,827

48.69%

Fairfield County, Connecticut Population by Age

Fairfield County, Connecticut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairfield County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All66.7%33.3%
Male53.8%46.2%
Non Family50.3%49.7%
Female47.9%52.1%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairfield County, Connecticut Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All345,0702.6866.7
Married183,3533.3181.4
Male15,1613.3753.8
Female40,9893.3247.9
Non Family105,5671.2650.3

3.23

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Fairfield County, Connecticut Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade33,5715.20%
9th to 12th Grade29,6104.58%
High School Graduate134,34120.79%
Some College92,89414.38%
Associates Degree39,6236.13%
Bachelors Degree174,94827.08%
Graduate Degree141,06521.83%
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Fairfield County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairfield County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian35,85331,96024,354
White416,572400,380246,063
Islander405293186
2+ Races23,79120,4018,693
Black71,06461,15517,808
Native American1,416986319
Hispanic113,77080,87022,729
Other Race39,24724,5445,663

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.93%.

Fairfield County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,142$66,323$43,893
Less Than 9th Grade$24,701$29,605$17,492
High School Graduate$34,807$41,338$26,702
Some College$43,152$50,482$36,978
Bachelors Degree$74,575$96,499$56,482
Graduate Degree$100,278$134,125$77,340

$54,142

Average Earnings

$66,323

Average Male

$43,893

Average Female

Fairfield County, Connecticut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairfield County, Connecticut Language by Age

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Fairfield County, Connecticut Language

70.49% of Fairfield County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 29.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.97% of the population.

Fairfield County, Connecticut Language

Fairfield County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,99539920.00%
Hispanic186,37134,97318.77%
Black104,31916,27915.61%
Islander5547814.08%
Multiple47,8394,81110.06%
Asian50,5074,1828.28%
White565,52626,2274.64%
Other16,316NaN%

8.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.71%

Male Poverty Rate

10.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfield County, Connecticut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfield County, Connecticut is Native, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfield County, Connecticut is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.68%.

Fairfield County, Connecticut Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.60%
High School11.20%
Some College7.93%
Bachelors or Greater2.88%

Fairfield County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.53%
Male Unemployed16.42%
Female Employed5.29%
Female Unemployed27.27%

Fairfield County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfield County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$97,539$157,765
Families$120,156$187,766
Married Families$145,085$219,562
Non Families$53,796$84,388
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Income by Household Type

Fairfield County, Connecticut Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairfield County, Connecticut Married by Age and Sex

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Fairfield County, Connecticut 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.

Fairfield County, Connecticut Marital Status by Race

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Fairfield County, Connecticut Marital Status

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29,295

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,221
First Gulf War3,093
Vietnam10,852
Korea3,437
World War II1,920

Fairfield County, Connecticut Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,460
35 to 544,054
55 to 644,432
65 to 747,945
75+11,404

Fairfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White25,3554.76%
Black2,5123.03%
Native American956.05%
Asian2820.71%
Other Race4190.90%
2+ Races6322.26%
Hispanic2,4311.82%

Fairfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Race

Fairfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

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4.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfield County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

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67.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfield County, Connecticut Employment by Age

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Fairfield County, Connecticut Employment by Race

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Fairfield County, Connecticut 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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42.52%

Born in Fairfield County, Connecticut

78.09%

Native Born

21.91%

Foreign Born

11.01%

Non Citizen

10.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.09% of Fairfield County, Connecticut residents were born in the United States, with 42.52% having been born in Connecticut. 11.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fairfield County, Connecticut Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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