Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT

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2019 Population
118,309
0.0423% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
43.4
0.463% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
3.99%
0.473% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$160,055
2.92% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$731,300
0.495% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
50,786
1.31% 1-year growth

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In 2019, Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT had a population of 118k people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $160,055. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT grew from 118,259 to 118,309, a 0.0423% increase and its median household income grew from $155,508 to $160,055, a 2.92% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.88%), White (Hispanic) (4.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.23%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%). 15.6% of the households in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.7% of the residents in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT are Sacred Heart University (2,746 degrees awarded in 2019) and Fairfield University (1,516 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was $731,300, and the homeownership rate was 84.3%. Most people in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Diversity

Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT is home to a population of 118k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2019, 21.7% of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT residents were born outside of the country (25.7k people).

In 2019, there were 17.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.78k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.09k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT are Spanish (4,508 speakers), Italian (1,385 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,249 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    101k ± 1.14k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    5.78k ± 565
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.09k ± 751
5.83%
Hispanic Population
6.9k people

In 2019, there were 17.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.78k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.09k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.83% of the people in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT are hispanic (6.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,508 speakers (4.01%)
  2. Italian
    1,385 speakers (1.23%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,249 speakers (1.11%)

15.6% of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was Spanish. 4.01% of the overall population of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT are native Spanish speakers. 1.23% speak Italian and 1.11% speak French (Incl. Cajun), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

21.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
25.7k people
12.1%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
14.4k people

As of 2019, 21.7% of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT residents (25.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was 12.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
49
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.4

In 2019, the median age of all people in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was 43.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    1,256 ± 865 people
  2. China
    1,032 ± 785 people
  3. Italy
    627 ± 613 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was India, the natal country of 1,256 Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT residents, followed by China with 1,032 and Italy with 627.

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Citizenship

95.7%
2019 Citizenship
95.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.7% of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was 95.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,466 ± 210
  2. Korea
    641 ± 155
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    379 ± 112

Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT is $160,055. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT with a value of $185,864, followed by Stamford & Greenwich Towns PUMA, CT and Norwalk, Westport & Darien Towns PUMA, CT, with respective values of $115,365 and $112,265.

Males in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT have an average income that is 1.94 times higher than the average income of females, which is $112,705. The income inequality in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.548, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT employs 50.8k people. The largest industries in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT are Elementary & secondary schools (4,469 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (4,074 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (1,778 people), and the highest paying industries are Air transportation ($366,403), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($340,304), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($311,701).

Wages

Median Household Income

$160,055
2019 value
± $3,540
2.92%
1 Year Growth
± 3.77%

Households in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT have a median annual income of $160,055, 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 $155,508 in 2018, which represents a 2.92% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$218,242
Average Male Salary in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT
± $34,820
$112,705
Average Female Salary in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT
± $23,916

In 2019, full-time male employees in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT made 1.94 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT
  1. Asian
    $161,398 ± $84,244
  2. White
    $146,392 ± $21,414
  3. Other
    $79,703 ± $157,989

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT.

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Wage Distribution

0.548
2019 Wage GINI in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT
0.549
2018 Wage GINI in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT

In 2019, the income inequality in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was 0.548 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.3% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT with a value of $185,864, followed by Stamford & Greenwich Towns PUMA, CT and Norwalk, Westport & Darien Towns PUMA, CT, with respective values of $115,365 and $112,265.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.99% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT (4.52k out of 113k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

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
    3,846 ± 651
  2. Hispanic
    624 ± 183
  3. Asian
    287 ± 141

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

50.8k
2019 Value
1.31%
1 Year growth
± 1.31%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 1.31%, from 50.1k employees to 50.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT, are Other managers (2,510 people), Chief executives & legislators (2,101 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,974 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT, by number of employees, are Other managers (2,510 people), Chief executives & legislators (2,101 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,974 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT has an unusually high number of residents working as Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents (14.6 times higher than expected), Actuaries (9.8 times), and Personal financial advisors (8.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents ($397,994), Insurance sales agents ($395,669), and Financial analysts ($377,218).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

50.8k
2019 Value
1.31%
1 Year growth
± 1.31%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 1.31%, from 50.1k employees to 50.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,469 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (4,074 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (1,778 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT, though some of these residents may live in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,469 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (4,074 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (1,778 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT has an unusually high number of Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (10.6 times higher than expected), Periodical, book, & directory publishers (5.59 times), and Advertising, public relations & related services (5.06 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT, by average salary, are Air transportation ($366,403), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($340,304), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($311,701).

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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 Connecticut went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 54.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.9%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.96%). 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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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Connecticut
54.6% 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, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT awarded 4,262 degrees. The student population of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT is skewed towards women, with 4,931 male students and 9,574 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT are White (3,078 and 76.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (353 and 8.75%), Unknown (236 and 5.85%), and Black or African American (185 and 4.59%).

The largest universities in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT by number of degrees awarded are Sacred Heart University (2,746 and 64.4%) and Fairfield University (1,516 and 35.6%).

The most popular majors in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT are Registered Nursing (501 and 11.8%), General Business Administration & Management (296 and 6.95%), and Accounting (270 and 6.34%).

The median tuition costs in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT are $45,940 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 351 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 261 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 249 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was Registered Nursing with 351 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, 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
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$45,940
Median Private

In 2019, the Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, 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

1,437
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,825
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,437 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT, which is 0.509 times less than the 2,825 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,078 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    353 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    236 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was White students. These 3,078 degrees mean that there were 8.72 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 353 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT was $731,300 in 2019, which is 3.04 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $727,700 to $731,300, a 0.495% increase. The homeownership rate in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT is 84.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT have an average commute time of 33.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$731,300
2019 Median
± $14,060
$727,700
2018 Median
± $12,688

In 2019, the median property value in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT grew to to $731,300 from the previous year's value of $727,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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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.
$160,055
Median Household Income
± $3,540
40.1k
Number of Households
± 1,047

In 2019, the median household income of the 40.1k households in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT grew to $160,055 from the previous year's value of $155,508.

The following chart displays the households in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, 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, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

84.3%
2019 Homeownership
84.8%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 84.3% of the housing units in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 84.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

33.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT have a longer commute time (33.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 13.9% of the workforce in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (67.3%)
  2. Public Transit (14.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (11.2%)

In 2019, 67.3% of workers in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (14.4%) and those who worked at home (11.2%).

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, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

96.8% of the population of Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT has health coverage, with 64.7% on employee plans, 5.04% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 0.369% 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.

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

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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).

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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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

3.17%
Uninsured
64.7%
Employer Coverage
5.04%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
0.369%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT declined by 9.8% from 3.51% to 3.17%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 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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