New Haven County, Connecticut Population 2020

New Haven County, Connecticut's estimated population is 857,794 with a growth rate of -0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. New Haven County, Connecticut is the 3rd largest county in Connecticut.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018857,620-174-0.02%
2017857,794-197-0.02%
2016857,991-2,301-0.27%
2015860,292-2,704-0.31%
2014862,9961070.01%
2013862,889-1,700-0.20%
2012864,5897620.09%
2011863,8274450.05%
2010863,38259,1637.36%
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%

How Many People Live in New Haven County, Connecticut?

857,794

New Haven County, Connecticut Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White634,58673.85%
Black or African American113,73713.24%
Some Other Race47,7285.55%
Asian34,1613.98%
Two or More Races27,3683.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5400.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2190.03%

New Haven County, Connecticut Population Pyramid 2020

New Haven County, Connecticut Median Age

40.1


Total

38.4


Male

41.8


Female

New Haven County, Connecticut Adults

There are 682,414 adults, (142,411 of whom are seniors) in New Haven County, Connecticut.

New Haven County, Connecticut Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

New Haven County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

445,028

51.79%

Male

414,311

48.21%

New Haven County, Connecticut Households and Families

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

New Haven County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All61.9%38.1%
Male55.9%44.1%
Non Family45.8%54.2%
Female42.4%57.6%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All329,8572.5261.9
Married144,4603.2582.6
Non Family125,0531.2445.8
Female45,3873.4442.4
Male14,9573.3955.9

3.22

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

New Haven County, Connecticut Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23,4623.94%
9th to 12th Grade35,7436.00%
High School Graduate183,89730.86%
Some College100,75516.91%
Associates Degree44,0297.39%
Bachelors Degree111,83918.77%
Graduate Degree96,12716.13%

New Haven County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White412,225385,842162,264
Hispanic83,18362,08213,177
Black71,11562,12115,005
Other Race28,05320,0143,202
Asian23,28620,96915,211
Multiple Races9,9138,6703,047
Native American970741188
Islander17015887

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,534$54,030$40,889
Less Than High School$25,512$29,717$22,042
High School Grad$35,813$42,479$29,636
Some College$41,909$52,022$36,542
Bachelors Degree$58,993$69,112$51,165
Graduate Degree$75,077$90,295$66,187

$47,534

Average Earnings

$54,030

Average Male

$40,889

Average Female

New Haven County, Connecticut Language

New Haven County, Connecticut Language by Age

New Haven County, Connecticut Language

78.23% of New Haven County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 21.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.63% of the population.

New Haven County, Connecticut Poverty

New Haven County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White529,53237,4727.08%
Hispanic147,58933,74522.86%
Black109,75223,50421.42%
Other46,04311,69625.40%
Multiple26,1824,65217.77%
Asian32,7803,0019.15%
Native1,44235624.69%
Islander2193515.98%

11.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.82%

Male Poverty Rate

12.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Haven County, Connecticut

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Haven County, Connecticut is Other, with 25.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Haven County, Connecticut is White, with 7.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.72%
High School11.69%
Some College8.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%

New Haven County, Connecticut Income

New Haven County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,128$91,559
Families$88,178$111,827
Married Families$109,257$132,858
Non Families$40,715$55,213

New Haven County, Connecticut Marital Status

New Haven County, Connecticut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

New Haven County, Connecticut Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

New Haven County, Connecticut Marital Status by Race

New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans

39,498

Number of Veterans

36,812

Male Veterans

2,686

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13,939
Second Gulf War4,992
Korea4,841
First Gulf War4,216
World War II2,955
Name Veterans % of Total
White34,6836.65%
Black3,4404.08%
Hispanic2,7832.72%
Other6431.93%
2 or More3772.65%
Asian2660.97%
Indian534.43%
Hawaiian3621.18%

$New Haven County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

6.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Haven County, Connecticut Employment Status

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

New Haven County, Connecticut Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.70%

Born in Connecticut

87.79%

Native Born

12.21%

Foreign Born

6.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.79% of New Haven County, Connecticut residents were born in the United States, with 61.70% having been born in Connecticut. 6.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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