Litchfield County PUMA, CT

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
181,143
0.472% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
47.5
0.423% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
7.29%
5.59% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$81,590
2.11% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$258,300
2.91% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
88,724
1.39% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Litchfield County PUMA, CT had a population of 181k people with a median age of 47.5 and a median household income of $81,590. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Litchfield County PUMA, CT declined from 182,002 to 181,143, a −0.472% decrease and its median household income grew from $79,906 to $81,590, a 2.11% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Litchfield County PUMA, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.6%), White (Hispanic) (4.08%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.99%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.94%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.51%).

9.88% of the households in Litchfield County 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.

96.8% of the residents in Litchfield County PUMA, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Litchfield County PUMA, CT are Northwestern Connecticut Community College (166 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Litchfield County PUMA, CT was $258,300, and the homeownership rate was 76.1%.

Most people in Litchfield County PUMA, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Litchfield County PUMA, CT was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Litchfield County PUMA, CT is home to a population of 181k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 7.9% of Litchfield County PUMA, CT residents were born outside of the country (14.5k people).

In 2020, there were 21.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (159k people) in Litchfield County PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.39k White (Hispanic) and 3.61k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Litchfield County PUMA, CT are Spanish (7,269 households), Italian (1,682 households), and Other Indo-European Languages (1,250 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
91,388
Women
50.5%
89,743
Men
49.5%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 181,131 inhabitants, with 49.5% men, and 50.5% women.

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Citizenship

96.8%
2020 Citizenship
96.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.8% of Litchfield County PUMA, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Litchfield County PUMA, CT was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Litchfield County PUMA, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    159k ± 312
  2. White (Hispanic)
    7.39k ± 671
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.61k ± 525
6.64%
Hispanic Population
12k people

In 2020, there were 21.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (159k people) in Litchfield County PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.39k White (Hispanic) and 3.61k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.64% of the people in Litchfield County PUMA, CT are hispanic (12k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Italy
    1,218 ± 854 people
  2. Ecuador
    780 ± 684 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    706 ± 651 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Litchfield County PUMA, CT was Italy, the natal country of 1,218 Litchfield County PUMA, CT residents, followed by Ecuador with 780 and Dominican Republic with 706.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
14.5k people
7.52%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
13.9k people

As of 2018, 7.9% of Litchfield County PUMA, CT residents (14.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Litchfield County PUMA, CT was 7.52%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    7,269 households (4.18%)
  2. Italian
    1,682 households (0.968%)
  3. Other Indo-European Languages
    1,250 households (0.719%)

9.88% of the households in Litchfield County 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 Litchfield County PUMA, CT was Spanish. 4.18% of the households in Litchfield County 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
    4,397 ± 436
  2. Korea
    1,221 ± 322
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,203 ± 295

Litchfield County PUMA, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Litchfield County PUMA, CT employs 88.7k people. The largest industries in Litchfield County PUMA, CT are Elementary & secondary schools (8,764 people), Construction (6,565 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,736 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of companies & enterprises ($255,040), Business, professional, political, & similar organizations ($209,452), and Wholesale electronic markets & agents & brokers ($189,212).

Males in Litchfield County PUMA, CT have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,535. The income inequality in Litchfield County PUMA, CT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
43,142
Women
48.6%
45,582
Men
51.4%

The workforce of Litchfield County PUMA, CT in 2020 was 88,724 people, with 48.6% woman, and 51.4% men.

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Occupations

88.7k
2020 Value
−1.39%
1 Year decline
± −1.39%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Litchfield County PUMA, CT declined at a rate of −1.39%, from 90k employees to 88.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Litchfield County PUMA, CT, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,568 people), Other managers (2,559 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,075 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Litchfield County PUMA, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

88.7k
2020 Value
−1.39%
1 Year decline
± −1.39%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Litchfield County PUMA, CT declined at a rate of −1.39%, from 90k employees to 88.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Litchfield County PUMA, CT, are Elementary & secondary schools (8,764 people), Construction (6,565 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,736 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Litchfield County PUMA, CT, though some of these residents may live in Litchfield County 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

$54,769
Median earning men ± $1,394
$37,575
Median earning women ± $1,869

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($92,333), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($79,203), and Manufacturing ($63,864).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($52,306), Construction ($50,884), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,750).

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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US Representatives from Connecticut

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

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In 2020, universities in Litchfield County PUMA, CT awarded 166 degrees. The student population of Litchfield County PUMA, CT in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 388 male students and 840 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Litchfield County PUMA, CT are White (135 and 81.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15 and 9.04%), Black or African American (7 and 4.22%), and Asian (4 and 2.41%).

The largest universities in Litchfield County PUMA, CT by number of degrees awarded are Northwestern Connecticut Community College (166 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Litchfield County PUMA, CT are Registered Nursing (32 and 19.3%), General Studies (26 and 15.7%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (20 and 12%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,228 students enrolled in Litchfield County PUMA, CT, 31.6% men and 68.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 922 records, of which 67.8% were women and 32.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 32 degree-majors awarded
  2. 26 degree-majors awarded
  3. 20 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Litchfield County PUMA, CT was Registered Nursing with 32 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
166 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwestern Connecticut Community College with 166 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 52 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Litchfield County PUMA, CT, which is 0.456 times less than the 114 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 135 degrees mean that there were 9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 15 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,984) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($532) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.421% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.378% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Litchfield County PUMA, CT in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (43.3k), Bachelors Degree (30.8k), and Some college (30.3k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Litchfield County PUMA, CT was $258,300 in 2020, which is 1.12 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $251,000 to $258,300, a 2.91% increase. The homeownership rate in Litchfield County PUMA, CT is 76.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Litchfield County PUMA, CT have an average commute time of 28.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Litchfield County PUMA, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Litchfield County PUMA, CT is $81,590. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Litchfield County 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

$258,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,352
$57,002
Median Property Taxes
±$1,696

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 Litchfield County PUMA, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.1%
Homeownership
2020
62.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 76.1% of the housing units in Litchfield County PUMA, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Litchfield County 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.

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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.
$81,590
Median Household Income
± $3,041
74.9k
Number of Households
± 2,052

In 2020, the median household income of the 74.9k households in Litchfield County PUMA, CT grew to $81,590 from the previous year's value of $79,906.

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Wage Distribution

0.468
2020 Wage GINI in Litchfield County PUMA, CT
0.46
2019 Wage GINI in Litchfield County PUMA, CT

In 2020, the income inequality in Litchfield County PUMA, CT was 0.468 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.76% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Litchfield County PUMA, CT was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Litchfield County PUMA, CT in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.3%)
  2. Carpooled (7.24%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.95%)

In 2020, 81.3% of workers in Litchfield County PUMA, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.24%) and those who worked at home (6.95%).

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Commute Time

28.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Litchfield County PUMA, CT have a longer commute time (28.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.55% of the workforce in Litchfield County 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 Litchfield 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 Litchfield County PUMA, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.29% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Litchfield County PUMA, CT (13k out of 179k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Litchfield County PUMA, 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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95.8% of the population of Litchfield County PUMA, CT has health coverage, with 53.2% on employee plans, 13.7% on Medicaid, 14.7% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 0.945% 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).

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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 19.3% under 18 years, 16.9% between 18 and 34 years, 42.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.9% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

4.2%
Uninsured
53.2%
Employer Coverage
13.7%
Medicaid
14.7%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
0.945%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Litchfield County PUMA, CT declined by 29.9% from 5.99% to 4.2%.

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