Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT

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2022 Population
107,194
8.03% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.4
3.16% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.6%
24.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$83,595
17% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$264,800
21.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
56,329
2.51% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT had a population of 107k people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $83,595. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT declined from 116,555 to 107,194, a −8.03% decrease and its median household income grew from $71,431 to $83,595, a 17% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.79%), White (Hispanic) (3.78%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.67%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.92%).

8.12% of the households in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town 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.

97.9% of the residents in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT are Quinebaug Valley Community College (206 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT was $264,800, and the homeownership rate was 74.7%.

Most people in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28 minutes. The average car ownership in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT is home to a population of 107k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.37% of Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT residents were born outside of the country (4.69k people).

In 2022, there were 21.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (88.2k people) in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.07k Two+ (Hispanic) and 4.05k 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 Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT are Spanish (4,925 households), Portuguese (643 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (489 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
57,195
Women
50%
57,116
Men
50%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 114,311 inhabitants, with 50% men, and 50% women.

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Citizenship

97.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.9% of Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    88.2k ± 565
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    4.07k ± 1.07k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.05k ± 822
11%
Hispanic Population
11.8k people

In 2022, there were 21.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (88.2k people) in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.07k Two+ (Hispanic) and 4.05k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11% of the people in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT are hispanic (11.8k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    955 ± 756 people
  2. Canada
    487 ± 541 people
  3. China
    461 ± 526 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT was Mexico, the natal country of 955 Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT residents, followed by Canada with 487 and China with 461.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.37%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.69k people
4.59%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.35k people

As of 2022, 4.37% of Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT residents (4.69k 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 Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT was 4.59%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,925 households (4.82%)
  2. Portuguese
    643 households (0.63%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    489 households (0.479%)

8.12% of the households in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT was Spanish. 4.82% of the households in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town 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
    2,097 ± 314
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,310 ± 246
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,202 ± 262

Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT employs 56.3k people. The largest industries in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT are Elementary & secondary schools (3,691 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,037 people), and Construction (2,851 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($209,871), Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($153,568), and U. S. Armed Forces: Branch Not Specified ($132,895).

Males in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,973. The income inequality in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.425, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,589
Women
48.4%
28,337
Men
51.6%

The workforce of Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT in 2020 was 54,926 people, with 48.4% woman, and 51.6% men.

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Occupations

56.3k
2022 Value
2.51%
1 Year growth
± 2.51%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 2.51%, from 55k employees to 56.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT, are Cashiers (1,724 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,638 people), and Other managers (1,556 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

56.3k
2022 Value
2.51%
1 Year growth
± 2.51%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 2.51%, from 55k employees to 56.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,691 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,037 people), and Construction (2,851 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT, though some of these residents may live in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town 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

$56,665
Median earning men ± $1,127
$41,637
Median earning women ± $1,674

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,282), Public Administration ($80,900), and Information ($73,953).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($88,929), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,077), and Public Administration ($65,115).

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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%.

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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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT awarded 206 degrees. The student population of Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 468 male students and 727 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT are White (161 and 78.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (25 and 12.2%), Asian (8 and 3.9%), and Unknown (4 and 1.95%).

The largest universities in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT by number of degrees awarded are Quinebaug Valley Community College (206 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT are General Studies (29 and 14.1%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (20 and 9.71%), and General Business Administration & Management (20 and 9.71%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,195 students enrolled in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT, 39.2% men and 60.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 835 records, of which 62.5% were women and 37.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 29 degrees awarded
  2. 20 degrees awarded
  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT was General Studies with 29 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
206 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Quinebaug Valley Community College with 206 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 71 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT, which is 0.526 times less than the 135 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 161 degrees mean that there were 6.44 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 25 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,176) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($564) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.727% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.827% 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 Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (31k), Some college (24k), and Bachelors Degree (12.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT was $264,800 in 2022, which is 0.939 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $217,300 to $264,800, a 21.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT is 74.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT have an average commute time of 28 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT is $83,595. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT was Western Central PUMA, CT with a value of $216,972, followed by Bridgeport Suburban PUMA, CT and Capitol West PUMA, CT, with respective values of $131,273 and $126,881.

Property

$264,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,483
$32,328
Median Property Taxes
±$1,151

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 Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

74.7%
Homeownership
2022
63.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.7% of the housing units in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT was Western Central PUMA, CT with a value of $216,972, followed by Bridgeport Suburban PUMA, CT and Capitol West PUMA, CT, with respective values of $131,273 and $126,881.

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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.
$83,595
Median Household Income
± $2,447
43.3k
Number of Households
± 1,599

In 2022, the median household income of the 43.3k households in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT grew to $83,595 from the previous year's value of $71,431.

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Wage Distribution

0.425
2022 Wage GINI in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT
0.417
2021 Wage GINI in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT

In 2022, the income inequality in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT was 0.425 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.11% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.93%)
  3. Carpooled (6.83%)

In 2022, 82.4% of workers in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.93%) and those who carpooled to work (6.83%).

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Commute Time

28 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT have a longer commute time (28 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.49% of the workforce in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town 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 Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT (9.09k out of 106k 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 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town 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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Health

95.8% of the population of Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT has health coverage, with 51.3% on employee plans, 19.2% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 1.12% 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).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.2% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 42.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.22%
Uninsured
51.3%
Employer Coverage
19.2%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
1.12%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northeastern Planning Region & Stafford Town PUMA, CT declined by 2.51% from 4.33% to 4.22%.

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