New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT

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2020 Population
133,302
0.139% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
46.2
0.873% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
3.95%
9.08% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$98,784
0.239% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$282,600
0.569% 1-year growth

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In 2020, New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT had a population of 133k people with a median age of 46.2 and a median household income of $98,784. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT declined from 133,488 to 133,302, a −0.139% decrease and its median household income grew from $98,548 to $98,784, a 0.239% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.93%), White (Hispanic) (3.81%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.21%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.05%).

12.6% of the households in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.2% of the residents in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT are Ace Cosmetology and Barber Training Center (53 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT was $282,600, and the homeownership rate was 82.8%.

Most people in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.1 minutes. The average car ownership in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT is home to a population of 133k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.38% of New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT residents were born outside of the country (12.5k people).

In 2020, there were 20.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (110k people) in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.24k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.08k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT are Spanish (4,894 households), Portuguese (2,201 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,129 households).

Citizenship

97.2%
2020 Citizenship
97.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.2% of New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    110k ± 1.78k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.24k ± 963
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.08k ± 878
7.28%
Hispanic Population
9.71k people

In 2020, there were 20.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (110k people) in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.24k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.08k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.28% of the people in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT are hispanic (9.71k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.38%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
12.5k people
9.06%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
12.1k people

As of 2020, 9.38% of New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT residents (12.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT was 9.06%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,894 households (3.84%)
  2. Portuguese
    2,201 households (1.73%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,129 households (0.886%)

12.6% of the households in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT was Spanish. 3.84% of the households in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,835 ± 391
  2. Korea
    877 ± 195
  3. World War II
    769 ± 173

New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT employs 64.4k people. The largest industries in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT are Elementary & secondary schools (5,504 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,372 people), and Construction (3,249 people), and the highest paying industries are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($203,907), Broadcasting (except internet) ($179,454), and Management of companies & enterprises ($172,544).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
31,311
Women
48.6%
33,138
Men
51.4%

The workforce of New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT in 2020 was 64,449 people, with 48.6% woman, and 51.4% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT.

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Occupations

64.4k
2020 Value
−0.175%
1 Year decline
± −0.175%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT declined at a rate of −0.175%, from 64.6k employees to 64.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT, are Other managers (2,215 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,060 people), and Registered nurses (1,926 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Connecticut (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

64.4k
2020 Value
−0.175%
1 Year decline
± −0.175%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT declined at a rate of −0.175%, from 64.6k employees to 64.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,504 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,372 people), and Construction (3,249 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT, though some of these residents may live in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$66,083
Median earning men ± $2,913
$48,948
Median earning women ± $3,119

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($100,960), Public Administration ($83,009), and Manufacturing ($77,414).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($66,917), Manufacturing ($65,792), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,180).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Connecticut.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Connecticut to other states, or from other states to Connecticut.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $23B
  2. $17.5B
  3. $13.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Connecticut product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $23B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($17.5B) and Pharmaceuticals ($13.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Connecticut products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$192B
2020 Value in Connecticut
$344B
Projected 2050 Value in Connecticut
79.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Connecticut trade was $192B. This is expected to increase 79.4% to $344B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Connecticut trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Connecticut to other states, or from other states to Connecticut.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $33.8B
  2. $20.1B
  3. $8B

In 2020, the top outbound Connecticut domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $33.8B, followed by Massachusetts with $20.1B and New Jersey and $8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Connecticut shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing the state of Connecticut. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Connecticut

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Richard Blumenthal
Senator from Connecticut3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Chris Murphy
Senator from Connecticut1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing Connecticut.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Connecticut over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Connecticut

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Connecticut have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT awarded 53 degrees. The student population of New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 44 male students and 27 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT are Hispanic or Latino (20 and 37.7%), followed by Black or African American (16 and 30.2%), White (14 and 26.4%), and Unknown (2 and 3.77%).

The largest universities in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT by number of degrees awarded are Ace Cosmetology and Barber Training Center (53 and 100%).

The most popular majors in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT are Barbering (35 and 66%) and General Cosmetology (18 and 34%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.761% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.22% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (27.9k), Bachelors Degree (23.4k), and Some college (20.9k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT was $282,600 in 2020, which is 1.23 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $281,000 to $282,600, a 0.569% increase. The homeownership rate in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT is 82.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT have an average commute time of 29.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT is $98,784. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT was Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT with a value of $163,709, followed by Norwalk, Westport & Darien Towns PUMA, CT and Stamford & Greenwich Towns PUMA, CT, with respective values of $114,928 and $107,082.

Property

$282,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,245
$41,685
Median Property Taxes
±$1,329

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

82.8%
Homeownership
2020
60.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 82.8% of the housing units in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 83.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT was Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT with a value of $163,709, followed by Norwalk, Westport & Darien Towns PUMA, CT and Stamford & Greenwich Towns PUMA, CT, with respective values of $114,928 and $107,082.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$98,784
Median Household Income
± $4,000
50.4k
Number of Households
± 1,807

In 2020, the median household income of the 50.4k households in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT grew to $98,784 from the previous year's value of $98,548.

The following chart displays the households in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.438
2020 Wage GINI in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT
0.442
2019 Wage GINI in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT

In 2020, the income inequality in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT was 0.438 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.961% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.52%)
  3. Carpooled (7.23%)

In 2020, 82.8% of workers in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.52%) and those who carpooled to work (7.23%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

29.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT have a longer commute time (29.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.86% of the workforce in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

3.95% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT (5.14k out of 130k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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97.5% of the population of New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT has health coverage, with 60.2% on employee plans, 9.92% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 0.7% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Connecticut was $9,859 in 2014. This is a 3.59% increase from the previous year ($9,517).

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see 1183 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1202 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 242 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Connecticut, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,183 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Connecticut

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,183 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,202 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Connecticut in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Connecticut across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.5% under 18 years, 15.2% between 18 and 34 years, 42.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

2.46%
Uninsured
60.2%
Employer Coverage
9.92%
Medicaid
14.8%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
0.7%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT declined by 6.18% from 2.62% to 2.46%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in New Haven County (Northwest) PUMA, CT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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