Fairfield County, CT

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2019 Population
943,332
0.052% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
40.6
0.49% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
8.89%
0.713% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$97,053
6.56% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$444,500
2.18% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
479,796
0.223% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Fairfield County, CT had a population of 943k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $97,053. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Fairfield County, CT declined from 943,823 to 943,332, a −0.052% decrease and its median household income grew from $91,079 to $97,053, a 6.56% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fairfield County, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.5%), White (Hispanic) (11.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.1%), Other (Hispanic) (6.51%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.33%). 30% of the households in Fairfield County, CT speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

88.8% of the residents in Fairfield County, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fairfield County, CT are Sacred Heart University (2,746 degrees awarded in 2019), Fairfield University (1,516 degrees), and University of Bridgeport (1,469 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Fairfield County, CT was $444,500, and the homeownership rate was 66.1%. Most people in Fairfield County, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Fairfield County, CT was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Fairfield County, CT is home to a population of 943k people, from which 88.8% are citizens. As of 2019, 55.6% of Fairfield County, CT residents were born outside of the country (525k people).

In 2019, there were 5.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (571k people) in Fairfield County, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108k White (Hispanic) and 104k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Fairfield County, CT are Spanish (146,447 speakers), Portuguese (23,078 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (9,170 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fairfield County, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    571k ± 1.36k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    108k ± 7.94k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    104k ± 2.36k
20.5%
Hispanic Population
194k people

In 2019, there were 5.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (571k people) in Fairfield County, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108k White (Hispanic) and 104k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.5% of the people in Fairfield County, CT are hispanic (194k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Fairfield County, CT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    146,447 speakers (16.4%)
  2. Portuguese
    23,078 speakers (2.59%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    9,170 speakers (1.03%)

30% of Fairfield County, CT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Fairfield County, CT was Spanish. 16.4% of the overall population of Fairfield County, CT are native Spanish speakers. 2.59% speak Portuguese and 1.03% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

55.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
525k people
21.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
205k people

As of 2019, 55.6% of Fairfield County, CT residents (525k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fairfield County, CT was 21.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in Fairfield County, CT was 40.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Fairfield County, CT are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Fairfield County, CT residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    43,379 ± 5,082 people
  2. Jamaica
    35,823 ± 4,623 people
  3. Ecuador
    27,747 ± 4,074 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Connecticut was India, the natal country of 43,379 Connecticut residents, followed by Jamaica with 35,823 and Ecuador with 27,747.

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Citizenship

88.8%
2019 Citizenship
89%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 88.8% of Fairfield County, CT residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Fairfield County, CT was 89%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    10,561 ± 1,453
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,248 ± 1,260
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,024 ± 860

Fairfield County, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

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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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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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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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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Economy

Median household income in Fairfield County, CT is $97,053. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Fairfield County, CT was Census Tract 101.02 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 102.01 and Census Tract 111, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

Males in Connecticut have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,009. The income inequality in Connecticut (measured using the Gini index) is 0.507, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Fairfield County, CT employs 480k people. The largest industries in Fairfield County, CT are Health Care & Social Assistance (66,202 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (48,848 people), and Finance & Insurance (46,805 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($200,114), Finance & Insurance ($140,222), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($121,131).

Wages

Median Household Income

$97,053
2019 value
± $4,056
6.56%
1 Year Growth
± 4.8%

Households in Fairfield County, CT have a median annual income of $97,053, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $91,079 in 2018, which represents a 6.56% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$93,885
Average Male Salary in Connecticut
± $3,238
$69,009
Average Female Salary in Connecticut
± $2,221

In 2019, full-time male employees in Connecticut made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Connecticut by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Connecticut
  1. Asian
    $84,186 ± $8,823
  2. White
    $73,786 ± $2,078
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $63,697 ± $35,580

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Connecticut workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Connecticut.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fairfield County, CT is from Connecticut.
0.507
2019 Wage GINI in Connecticut
0.505
2018 Wage GINI in Connecticut

In 2019, the income inequality in Connecticut was 0.507 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.312% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Connecticut across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 101.02
  2. Census Tract 102.01
  3. Census Tract 111

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fairfield County, CT was Census Tract 101.02 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 102.01 and Census Tract 111, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.89% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fairfield County, CT (82.3k out of 926k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    44,765 ± 1,655
  2. Hispanic
    34,165 ± 1,405
  3. Black
    16,251 ± 995

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fairfield County, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

480k
2019 Value
± 11,944
−0.223%
1 Year decline
± 3.42%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Fairfield County, CT declined at a rate of −0.223%, from 481k employees to 480k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fairfield County, CT, are Management Occupations (70,118 people), Sales & Related Occupations (53,821 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (45,297 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fairfield County, CT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fairfield County, CT, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (70,118 people), Sales & Related Occupations (53,821 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (45,297 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Fairfield County, CT has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (1.67 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.43 times), and Management Occupations (1.36 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fairfield County, CT, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($125,077), Management Occupations ($120,688), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($110,857).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

480k
2019 Value
± 11,944
−0.223%
1 Year decline
± 3.42%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Fairfield County, CT declined at a rate of −0.223%, from 481k employees to 480k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fairfield County, CT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (66,202 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (48,848 people), and Finance & Insurance (46,805 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fairfield County, CT, though some of these residents may live in Fairfield County, 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 Fairfield County, CT, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (66,202 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (48,848 people), and Finance & Insurance (46,805 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Fairfield County, CT has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (2.1 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.66 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.33 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fairfield County, CT, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($200,114), Finance & Insurance ($140,222), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($121,131).

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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. $36.7B
  2. $21.5B
  3. $17.4B

In 2018, the top outbound Connecticut product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $36.7B, followed by Machinery ($21.5B) and Motorized vehicles ($17.4B).

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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$211B
2018 Value in Connecticut
$457B
Projected 2045 Value in Connecticut
117% growth

In 2018, total outbound Connecticut trade was $211B. This is expected to increase 117% to $457B 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. $34.5B
  2. $21B
  3. $12B

In 2018, the top outbound Connecticut domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $34.5B, followed by Massachusetts with $21B and New Jersey and $12B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Fairfield County, CT went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 57.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38%), followed by Other (4.1%). The most partisan county was Hartford County, CT with 59.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Fairfield County, CT
57.9% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Connecticut
  1. 59.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 57.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 54.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Connecticut was Hartford County, CT with 59.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Connecticut colored by their party leaning.

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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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Education

In 2019, universities in Fairfield County, CT awarded 10,772 degrees. The student population of Fairfield County, CT is skewed towards women, with 15,947 male students and 24,512 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fairfield County, CT are White (5,637 and 55.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,913 and 18.9%), Black or African American (1,550 and 15.3%), and Unknown (429 and 4.23%).

The largest universities in Fairfield County, CT by number of degrees awarded are Sacred Heart University (2,746 and 25.5%), Fairfield University (1,516 and 14.1%), and University of Bridgeport (1,469 and 13.6%).

The most popular majors in Fairfield County, CT are Registered Nursing (696 and 6.46%), Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (650 and 6.03%), and General Business Administration & Management (480 and 4.46%).

The median tuition costs in Fairfield County, CT are $42,800 for private four year colleges, and $9,861 and $27,096 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 478 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 337 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 335 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Fairfield County, CT was Registered Nursing with 478 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,746 degrees awarded
  2. 1,516 degrees awarded
  3. 1,469 degrees awarded
$9,861
Median In-State Public
$42,800
Median Private

In 2019, the Fairfield County, CT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Sacred Heart University with 2,746 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

4,509
Degrees Awarded to Men
6,263
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 4,509 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fairfield County, CT, which is 0.72 times less than the 6,263 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Fairfield County, CT by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,637 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,913 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,550 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Fairfield County, CT was White students. These 5,637 degrees mean that there were 2.95 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,913 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fairfield County, CT was $444,500 in 2019, which is 1.85 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $435,000 to $444,500, a 2.18% increase. The homeownership rate in Fairfield County, CT is 66.1%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Fairfield County, CT have an average commute time of 30.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Fairfield County, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$444,500
2019 Median
± $10,436
$435,000
2018 Median
± $8,000

In 2019, the median property value in Fairfield County, CT grew to to $444,500 from the previous year's value of $435,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fairfield County, 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 Fairfield County, CT the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$97,053
Median Household Income
± $4,056
341k
Number of Households
± 9,219

In 2019, the median household income of the 341k households in Fairfield County, CT grew to $97,053 from the previous year's value of $91,079.

The following chart displays the households in Fairfield County, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

66.1%
2019 Homeownership
65.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 66.1% of the housing units in Fairfield County, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Fairfield County, CT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

30.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fairfield County, CT have a longer commute time (30.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 7.57% of the workforce in Fairfield County, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (71.3%)
  2. Public Transit (10.5%)
  3. Carpooled (8.14%)

In 2019, 71.3% of workers in Fairfield County, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (10.5%) and those who carpooled to work (8.14%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Fairfield County, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fairfield County, CT have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

90.9% of the population of Fairfield County, CT has health coverage, with 51.2% on employee plans, 16.9% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 0.531% 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 Fairfield County, CT see 1074 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.56% decrease from the previous year (1091 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1049 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 315 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Windham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11%). Additionally, Windham County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (31%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,074 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fairfield County, CT

Primary care physicians in Fairfield County, CT see an average of 1,074 patients per year. This represents a 1.56% decrease from the previous year (1,091 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Connecticut
$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

9.11%
Uninsured
51.2%
Employer Coverage
16.9%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
0.531%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fairfield County, CT grew by 13.1% from 8.06% to 9.11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fairfield County, 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. 11% prevalence
  2. 10.2% prevalence
  3. 10.2% prevalence

Windham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Connecticut, at 11%.

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

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