New Haven-Milford, CT

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
866,377
0.188% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.3
0.248% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.8%
2.71% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$81,544
8.66% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$291,900
12.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
433,106
0.0899% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, New Haven-Milford, CT had a population of 866k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $81,544. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of New Haven-Milford, CT grew from 864,751 to 866,377, a 0.188% increase and its median household income grew from $75,043 to $81,544, a 8.66% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in New Haven-Milford, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.8%), White (Hispanic) (6.96%), Other (Hispanic) (6.79%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.73%).

None of the households in New Haven-Milford, 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.

93.7% of the residents in New Haven-Milford, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in New Haven-Milford, CT are Yale University (5,297 degrees awarded in 2022), Quinnipiac University (3,108 degrees), and Post University (3,023 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in New Haven-Milford, CT was $291,900, and the homeownership rate was 62%.

Most people in New Haven-Milford, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in New Haven-Milford, CT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

New Haven-Milford, CT is home to a population of 866k people, from which 93.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 13.5% of New Haven-Milford, CT residents were born outside of the country (117k people).

In 2022, there were 4.63 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (515k people) in New Haven-Milford, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 111k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 60.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.7%
2022 Citizenship
93.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.7% of New Haven-Milford, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in New Haven-Milford, CT was 93.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in New Haven-Milford, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    515k ± 2.31k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    111k ± 2.02k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    60.3k ± 3.4k
19.8%
Hispanic Population
172k people

In 2022, there were 4.63 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (515k people) in New Haven-Milford, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 111k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 60.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.8% of the people in New Haven-Milford, CT are hispanic (172k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Jamaica
    41,700 ± 4,984 people
  2. India
    40,990 ± 4,942 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    28,698 ± 4,143 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Connecticut was Jamaica, the natal country of 41,700 Connecticut residents, followed by India with 40,990 and Dominican Republic with 28,698.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
117k people
13.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
116k people

As of 2022, 13.5% of New Haven-Milford, CT residents (117k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in New Haven-Milford, CT was 13.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    12,242 ± 847
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,663 ± 682
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,380 ± 516

New Haven-Milford, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of New Haven-Milford, CT employs 433k people. The largest industries in New Haven-Milford, CT are Health Care & Social Assistance (75,853 people), Educational Services (57,184 people), and Manufacturing (47,876 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($104,718), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($90,875), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($86,167).

Males in Connecticut have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $78,304. The income inequality in Connecticut (measured using the Gini index) is 0.501, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

433k
2022 Value
± 5,806
0.0899%
1 Year growth
± 1.87%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in New Haven-Milford, CT grew at a rate of 0.0899%, from 433k employees to 433k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New Haven-Milford, CT, are Management Occupations (47,381 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (45,224 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (38,861 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New Haven-Milford, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

433k
2022 Value
± 5,806
0.0899%
1 Year growth
± 1.87%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in New Haven-Milford, CT grew at a rate of 0.0899%, from 433k employees to 433k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New Haven-Milford, CT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (75,853 people), Educational Services (57,184 people), and Manufacturing (47,876 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of New Haven-Milford, CT, though some of these residents may live in New Haven-Milford, 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

$58,385
Median earning men ± $919
$45,436
Median earning women ± $584

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($96,155), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,300), and Information ($72,841).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($66,862), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,436), and Wholesale Trade ($59,331).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.67M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.2%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 9,518
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 4,961
    Manufacturing
  3. 4,132
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Connecticut went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

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.

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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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Education

In 2022, universities in New Haven-Milford, CT awarded 18,715 degrees. The student population of New Haven-Milford, CT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 26,994 male students and 44,486 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in New Haven-Milford, CT are White (9,501 and 56.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,481 and 14.7%), Black or African American (2,058 and 12.2%), and Asian (1,193 and 7.06%).

The largest universities in New Haven-Milford, CT by number of degrees awarded are Yale University (5,297 and 28.3%), Quinnipiac University (3,108 and 16.6%), and Post University (3,023 and 16.2%).

The most popular majors in New Haven-Milford, CT are General Business Administration & Management (1,931 and 10.3%), Registered Nursing (831 and 4.44%), and Nursing Administration (693 and 3.7%).

The median tuition costs in New Haven-Milford, CT are $45,890 for private four year colleges, and $11,071 and $28,849 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in New Haven-Milford, CT, the percentage of applicants admitted was 41.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 71,480 (37.8% men and 62.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 71,480 students enrolled in New Haven-Milford, CT, 37.8% men and 62.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 31,737 records, of which 62.7% were women and 37.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 395 degrees awarded
  2. 726 degrees awarded
  3. 517 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in New Haven-Milford, CT was Registered Nursing with 395 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in New Haven-Milford, CT according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,297 degrees awarded
  2. 3,108 degrees awarded
  3. 3,023 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Yale University with 5,297 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 6,927 men were awarded degrees from institutions in New Haven-Milford, CT, which is 0.588 times less than the 11,788 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 9,501 degrees mean that there were 3.83 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2,481 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($45,890) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,456) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($2,013) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.962% 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

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (765k), Bachelors Degree (631k), and Some college (550k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in New Haven-Milford, CT was $291,900 in 2022, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $259,400 to $291,900, a 12.5% increase. The homeownership rate in New Haven-Milford, CT is 62%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in New Haven-Milford, CT have an average commute time of 25.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in New Haven-Milford, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$291,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,256
$211,844
Median Property Taxes
±$3,322

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-Milford, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in New Haven-Milford, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

62%
Homeownership
2022
60.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62% of the housing units in New Haven-Milford, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62.1%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the counties in New Haven-Milford, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$81,544
Median Household Income
± $1,179
342k
Number of Households
± 4,812

In 2022, the median household income of the 342k households in New Haven-Milford, CT grew to $81,544 from the previous year's value of $75,043.

The following chart displays the households in New Haven-Milford, 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

The closest comparable wage GINI for New Haven-Milford, CT is from Connecticut.
0.501
2022 Wage GINI in Connecticut
0.502
2021 Wage GINI in Connecticut

In 2022, the income inequality in Connecticut was 0.501 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0861% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Connecticut was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Connecticut in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.6%)
  3. Carpooled (8.17%)

In 2022, 73.1% of workers in New Haven-Milford, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.6%) and those who carpooled to work (8.17%).

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

25.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New Haven-Milford, CT have a shorter commute time (25.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.85% of the workforce in New Haven-Milford, 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-Milford, 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-Milford, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New Haven-Milford, CT (98.8k out of 838k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in New Haven-Milford, CT is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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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Health

94.9% of the population of New Haven-Milford, CT has health coverage, with 48.9% on employee plans, 22% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 0.774% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see 1174 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.761% decrease from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1149 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 228 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,174 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Connecticut

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,174 patients per year. This represents a 0.761% decrease from the previous year (1,183 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22% under 18 years, 21.7% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 17% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.1%
Uninsured
48.9%
Employer Coverage
22%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
0.774%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in New Haven-Milford, CT declined by 0.144% from 5.11% to 5.1%.

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