Middlesex County PUMA, CT

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Population

164,110

0.199% decline

Median Household Income

$81,673

2.3% growth

Number of Employees

83,703

0.0108% growth

Median Property Value

$283,700

0.0352% decline

About

In 2017, Middlesex County PUMA, CT had a population of 164k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $81,673. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Middlesex County PUMA, CT declined from 164,438 to 164,110, a -0.199% decrease and its median household income grew from $79,837 to $81,673, a 2.3% increase.

The population of Middlesex County PUMA, CT is 84.7% White Alone, 5.64% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.66% Black or African American Alone. 10.6% of the people in Middlesex County PUMA, CT speak a non-English language, and 96.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are Wesleyan University (1,100 degrees awarded in 2016), Middlesex Community College (507 degrees), and Holy Apostles College and Seminary (134 degrees).

The median property value in Middlesex County PUMA, CT is $283,700, and the homeownership rate is 73.7%. Most people in Middlesex County PUMA, CT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Middlesex County PUMA, CT is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Middlesex County PUMA, CT employs 83.7k people. The largest industries in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are Elementary & secondary schools (6,111 people), Hospitals (5,327 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,417 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($194,602), Legal services ($170,215), and Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($149,845).

Median household income in Middlesex County PUMA, CT is $81,673. Males in Middlesex County PUMA, CT have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $63,506. The income inequality in Middlesex County PUMA, CT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$81,673

2017 value

± $1,923

2.3%

1 Year Growth

± 3.09%

Households in Middlesex County PUMA, CT have a median annual income of $81,673, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $79,837 in 2016, which represents a 2.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$85,688

Average Male Salary

± $11,023

$63,506

Average Female Salary

± $7,226

In 2017, full-time male employees in Middlesex County PUMA, CT made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Middlesex County PUMA, CT by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $63,815 ± $6,286

  2. Asian

    $60,437 ± $25,638

  3. Black

    $50,283 ± $29,610

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Middlesex County PUMA, CT workers was White. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.464

2017 Wage GINI

0.463

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.312% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Middlesex County PUMA, CT was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Middlesex County PUMA, CT in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT with a value of $146,739, followed by Stamford & Greenwich Towns PUMA, CT and Norwalk, Westport & Darien Towns PUMA, CT, with respective values of $101,764 and $100,341.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Middlesex County PUMA, CT (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

83.7k

2017 Value

0.0108%

1 Year growth

± 0.0108%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Middlesex County PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 0.0108%, from 83.7k employees to 83.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Middlesex County PUMA, CT, are Miscellaneous managers (3,096 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,778 people), and Registered nurses (2,532 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Middlesex County PUMA, CT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Middlesex County PUMA, CT, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (3,096 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,778 people), and Registered nurses (2,532 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Middlesex County PUMA, CT has an unusually high number of residents working as Library technicians (7.97 times higher than expected), Aerospace engineers (5.9 times), and Tool & die makers (5.75 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Middlesex County PUMA, CT, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($288,054), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($238,199), and Veterinarians ($223,744).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

83.7k

2017 Value

0.0108%

1 Year growth

± 0.0108%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Middlesex County PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 0.0108%, from 83.7k employees to 83.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Middlesex County PUMA, CT, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,111 people), Hospitals (5,327 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,417 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Middlesex County PUMA, CT, though some of these residents may live in Middlesex County PUMA, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Middlesex County PUMA, CT, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,111 people), Hospitals (5,327 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,417 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Middlesex County PUMA, CT has an unusually high number of Aircraft & parts manufacturing (6.44 times higher than expected), Ordnance (5.11 times), and Recreational vehicle parks & camps and rooming & boarding houses (4.85 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Middlesex County PUMA, CT, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($194,602), Legal services ($170,215), and Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($149,845).

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Domestic Trade

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. $34.1B

  2. $20.4B

  3. $16.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Connecticut product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $34.1B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($20.4B) and Motorized vehicles ($16.1B).

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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$198B

2015 Value

$307B

Projected 2045 Value

54.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Connecticut trade was $198B. This is expected to increase 54.9% to $307B by 2045.

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. $25B

  2. $20.8B

  3. $11.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Connecticut domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $25B, followed by Massachusetts with $20.8B and New Jersey and $11.9B.

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

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Health

95% of the population of Middlesex County PUMA, CT has health coverage, with 60.4% on employee plans, 9.42% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 1.1% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Middlesex County PUMA, CT was $9,859 in 2014. This is a 3.59% increase from the previous year ($9,517).

Primary care physicians in Middlesex County PUMA, CT see 1180 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1180 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1184 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 288 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Windham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.3%). Additionally, Windham County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,180 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,180 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,180 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,187

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,058

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,964

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Connecticut (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.59%, from $9,517 to $9,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5%

Uninsured

60.4%

Employer Coverage

9.42%

Medicaid

12.9%

Medicare

11.2%

Non-Group

1.1%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Middlesex County PUMA, CT stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 5%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.3% prevalence

  2. 9.5% prevalence

  3. 9% prevalence

Windham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Connecticut, at 10.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Connecticut by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Middlesex County PUMA, CT is home to a population of 164k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Middlesex County PUMA, CT residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Middlesex County PUMA, CT is composed of 139k White Alone residents (84.7%), 9.28k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.64%), 7.67k Black or African American Alone residents (4.66%), 4.83k Asian Alone residents (2.94%), 2.89k Two or More Races residents (1.76%), 287 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.175%), 136 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0827%), and 11 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00669%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are Spanish (6,228 speakers), Italian (1,769 speakers), and Polish (1,270 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In N/A, the median age of all people in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all Middlesex County PUMA, CT residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

7.67%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

12.6k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Middlesex County PUMA, CT residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was 7.67%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Italy

    1,204 ± 849 people

  2. Poland

    910 ± 739 people

  3. China

    838 ± 709 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Middlesex County PUMA, CT was Italy, the natal country of 1,204 Middlesex County PUMA, CT residents, followed by Poland with 910 and China with 838.

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Citizenship

96.7%

2017 Citizenship

96.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.7% of Middlesex County PUMA, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    139k ± 231

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    9.28k ± 662

  3. Black or African American Alone

    7.67k ± 400

In 2016, there were 15 times more White Alone residents (139k people) in Middlesex County PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.28k Hispanic or Latino and 7.67k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Middlesex County PUMA, CT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    6,228 speakers (3.97%)

  2. Italian

    1,769 speakers (1.13%)

  3. Polish

    1,270 speakers (0.809%)

10.6% of Middlesex County PUMA, CT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was Spanish. 3.97% of the overall population of Middlesex County PUMA, CT are native Spanish speakers. 1.13% speak Italian and 0.809% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Middlesex County PUMA, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Middlesex County PUMA, CT awarded 1,741 degrees. The student population of Middlesex County PUMA, CT is skewed towards women, with 2,924 male students and 3,479 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are White (974 and 61.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (179 and 11.3%), Unknown (125 and 7.88%), and Asian (122 and 7.69%).

The largest universities in Middlesex County PUMA, CT by number of degrees awarded are Wesleyan University (1,100 and 63.2%), Middlesex Community College (507 and 29.1%), and Holy Apostles College and Seminary (134 and 7.7%).

The most popular majors in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are General Studies (145 and 8.33%), General Economics (104 and 5.97%), and General Psychology (93 and 5.34%).

The median tuition costs in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are $28,996 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 104 degrees awarded

  2. 89 degrees awarded

  3. 77 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was General Economics with 104 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Middlesex County PUMA, CT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,100 degrees awarded

  2. 507 degrees awarded

  3. 134 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$28,996

Median Private

In 2016, the Middlesex County PUMA, CT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wesleyan University with 1,100 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

762

Degrees Awarded to Men

979

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 762 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Middlesex County PUMA, CT, which is 0.778 times less than the 979 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    974 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    179 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    125 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Middlesex County PUMA, CT were to White students. These 974 degrees mean that there were 5.44 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 179 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was $283,700 in 2017, which is 1.3 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $283,800 to $283,700, a 0.0352% decrease. The homeownership rate in Middlesex County PUMA, CT is 73.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Middlesex County PUMA, CT have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Middlesex County PUMA, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$81,673

Median Household Income

± $1,923

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Middlesex County PUMA, CT grew to $81,673 from the previous year's value of $79,837.

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Housing

Property Value

$283,700

2017 Median

± $3,516

$283,800

2016 Median

± $3,086

In 2017, the median property value in Middlesex County PUMA, CT declined from to $283,700 from the previous year's value of $283,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Middlesex County PUMA, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Middlesex County PUMA, CT the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Middlesex County PUMA, CT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Middlesex County PUMA, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

73.7%

2017 Homeownership

74.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.7% of the housing units in Middlesex County PUMA, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Middlesex County PUMA, CT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Middlesex County PUMA, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Middlesex County PUMA, CT have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Middlesex County PUMA, CT have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Middlesex County PUMA, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.9%

  2. Carpooled

    6.88%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.61%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was Drove Alone (81.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.88%) and those who Worked At Home (5.61%).

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