New Haven County, Connecticut Population 2021

New Haven County, Connecticut's estimated population is 850,329 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. New Haven County, Connecticut is the null largest county in Connecticut. The 2010 Population was 863,357 and has seen a growth of -1.51% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021850,329-2,214-0.26%
2020852,543-2,214-0.26%
2019854,757-2,214-0.26%
2018856,971-777-0.09%
2017857,748-153-0.02%
2016857,901-2,285-0.27%
2015860,186-2,699-0.31%
2014862,885650.01%
2013862,820-1,746-0.20%
2012864,5666950.08%
2011863,8715140.06%
2010863,35759,1387.35%
1990804,21942,8825.63%
1980761,33716,3892.20%
1970744,94884,63312.82%
1960660,315114,53120.98%
1950545,78461,46812.69%
1940484,31620,8674.50%
1930463,44948,23511.62%
1920415,21477,93223.11%
1910337,28268,11925.31%
1900269,16360,10528.75%
1890209,05852,53533.56%
1880156,52335,26629.08%
1870121,25723,91224.56%
186097,34531,75748.42%
185065,58817,00635.00%
184048,5824,73510.80%
183043,8474,23110.68%
182039,6162,5526.89%
181037,0644,90215.24%
180032,1621,3324.32%
179030,8300.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.26%
County Website
Founded
1666
2010 Population
863,357
Growth Since 2010
-1.51%
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New Haven County, Connecticut Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White628,64073.31%
Black or African American115,83713.51%
Some Other Race48,6225.67%
Asian34,6564.04%
Two or More Races27,9113.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6700.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1770.02%
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New Haven County, Connecticut Population By Race

New Haven County, Connecticut Population Pyramid 2021

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New Haven County, Connecticut Median Age

40.3


Total

38.4


Male

42


Female

New Haven County, Connecticut Adults

There are 682,679 adults, (145,741 of whom are seniors) in New Haven County, Connecticut.

New Haven County, Connecticut Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

New Haven County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Mujer

443,994

51.78%

Masculino

413,519

48.22%

New Haven County, Connecticut Population by Age

New Haven County, Connecticut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New Haven County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All61.8%38.2%
Masculino55.4%44.6%
Non Family46.1%53.9%
Mujer43%57%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Haven County, Connecticut Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All330,5722.5161.8
Married144,3503.2382.2
Non Family124,0711.2446.1
Mujer46,9773.3943
Masculino15,1743.3355.4

3.18

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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New Haven County, Connecticut Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23,6823.97%
9th to 12th Grade35,4645.94%
High School Graduate183,25530.69%
Some College101,94117.07%
Associates Degree43,8567.34%
Bachelors Degree111,16518.61%
Graduate Degree97,83716.38%
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New Haven County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Haven County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White408,596383,184162,912
Hispanic86,27564,17313,423
Black73,04363,99114,723
Other Race29,01320,3423,383
Asian23,66421,32815,464
2+ Races10,8629,5623,529
Native American956721138
Islander14012863

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.35%.

New Haven County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$48,838$55,164$41,757
Less Than 9th Grade$26,513$30,849$22,086
High School Graduate$36,809$44,071$30,350
Some College$43,190$52,746$37,490
Bachelors Degree$60,833$72,638$51,661
Graduate Degree$77,859$93,264$68,315

$48,838

Average Earnings

$55,164

Average Male

$41,757

Average Female

New Haven County, Connecticut Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Haven County, Connecticut Language by Age

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New Haven County, Connecticut Language

77.81% of New Haven County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 22.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.11% of the population.

New Haven County, Connecticut Language

New Haven County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White522,91136,0796.90%
Hispanic151,44333,59722.18%
Black111,86123,84221.31%
Other47,00011,36424.18%
Multiple26,8264,89018.23%
Asian33,1582,6758.07%
Native1,56740025.53%
Islander177179.60%

11.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.62%

Male Poverty Rate

12.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Haven County, Connecticut

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Haven County, Connecticut is Native, with 25.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Haven County, Connecticut is White, with 6.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.38%.

New Haven County, Connecticut Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.00%
High School11.62%
Some College8.15%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%

New Haven County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.31%
Male Unemployed26.67%
Female Employed5.74%
Male Employed3.48%

New Haven County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Haven County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,905$94,740
Families$90,449$114,857
Married Families$111,914$136,946
Non Families$41,901$57,718
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Income by Household Type

New Haven County, Connecticut Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

New Haven County, Connecticut Married by Age and Sex

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New Haven County, Connecticut 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 45-54.

New Haven County, Connecticut Marital Status by Race

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New Haven County, Connecticut Marital Status

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38,410

Number of Veterans

35,688

Male Veterans

2,722

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13,696
Second Gulf War5,485
Korea4,624
First Gulf War4,477
World War II2,182

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+12,378
65 to 7410,867
35 to 546,708
55 to 645,561
18 to 342,896

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White33,6716.51%
Black3,2793.80%
Hispanic2,8842.73%
Other Race7082.06%
2+ Races4002.65%
Asian2610.94%
Native American665.50%
Islander2517.86%

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by Race

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

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5.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

New Haven County, Connecticut Employment by Age

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New Haven County, Connecticut Employment by Race

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New Haven 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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60.96%

Born in New Haven County, Connecticut

87.30%

Native Born

12.70%

Foreign Born

6.08%

Non Citizen

6.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.30% of New Haven County, Connecticut residents were born in the United States, with 60.96% having been born in Connecticut. 6.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

New Haven 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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