Connecticut State

Template:Infobox ca Connecticut is the southernmost state in the northeastern region of the United States known as New England.

It is bordered by Rhode Island to the east, Massachusetts to the north, New York to the west, and Long Island Sound to the south.

Its capital city is Hartford.

The state is named after the Connecticut River, a major US river that approximately bisects the state.

The word is a French corruption of the Algonquian word quinetucket, which means "long tidal river".

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Connecticut Overview


As of 2012, Connecticut has a total population of 3,512,102 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.13%.

The median home price Connecticut is $273,930 with the median age of the buyer being 44. Homes in Connecticut have appreciatied over the last by -9.24%.

Public schools in Connecticut spend approximately $8,058 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 14.5.

Connecticut has an unemployment rate of 8.30%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -3.15% with a projected future job growth of 25.40%.

Connecticut has an average commute time of 26.4 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Connecticut is a 3 in violent crime and a 3 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in Connecticut, 60.590% of people are Democrats, 38.220% are Republicans and 1.190% are registered Independent.

Connecticut People


In 2012, the population of Connecticut was 3,512,102. Connecticut has a population density of 725 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in Connecticut

The median age in Connecticut is 39.2, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 48.72% of the population of Connecticut, while females make up 51.28% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in Connecticut is 2.52 people across 1,346,850. 57.02% of people are married in Connecticut while 42.98% are single.

Local PopulationConnecticutUnited States
Population Density72587
Population Change3.13%9.00%
Median Age39.236.8
Household Size2.522.59
Male Population48.72%49.34%
Female Population51.28%50.66%
Married Population57.02%57.41%
Single Population42.98%42.59%

Connecticut Economy

Households by IncomeConnecticutUnited States
Income Less than $15,0009.30%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,0007.85%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,0008.11%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00012.40%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,00014.20%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,00016.64%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0008.59%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0002.78%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0001.74%0.70%
Population by OccupationConnecticutUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations15.96%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations23.48%20.28%
Sales and Office26.44%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.21%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance8.01%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving11.84%14.39%
Local EconomyConnecticutUnited States
Unemployment Rate8.30%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-3.15%-4.06%
Future Job Growth25.40%21.68%
Sales Taxes6.00%6.80%
Income Taxes5.00%6.25%
Income per Capita$34,985$26,372
Household Income$66,729$51,660

Connecticut Housing


As of 2012, Connecticut consisted of 30.50% renters and 62.82% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -9.24% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

Connecticut HousingConnecticutUnited States
Median Home Cost$273,930$183,450
Median Home Age4433
Home Appreciation-9.24%-5.21%
Homes Owned62.82%60.14%
Housing Vacancy6.68%10.50%
Homes Rented30.50%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$17.74$11.20
Connecticut Homes by ValueConnecticutUnited States
Less Than $20,0000.26%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,9990.58%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,9990.71%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,9990.88%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,9991.36%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,9998.62%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,99915.97%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,99930.82%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,99915.03%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,9998.83%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,9998.60%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more4.57%2.07%
Connecticut Homes by Year BuiltConnecticutUnited States
1939 or Earlier20.36%12.87%
1940 to 19498.42%6.21%
1950 to 195915.46%10.80%
1960 to 196914.56%12.04%
1970 to 197913.78%16.14%
1980 to 198912.58%14.11%
1990 to 19943.72%6.29%
1995 to 19983.12%6.33%
1999 to October 20058.00%15.21%

Connecticut Religion


55.35% of the people in Connecticut declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

Connecticut ReligionsConnecticutUnited States
Declared Religious55.35%48.34%
Other Christian6.23%5.20%

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