Greenwich, CT

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2022 Population
14,051
0.522% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
44.4
2.3% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8%
2.36% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$128,839
1.35% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$1.57M
26.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Greenwich, CT had a population of 14.1k people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $128,839. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Greenwich, CT grew from 13,978 to 14,051, a 0.522% increase and its median household income grew from $127,123 to $128,839, a 1.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greenwich, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.7%), White (Hispanic) (10.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.45%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.14%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.29%).

None of the households in Greenwich, 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.

91.8% of the residents in Greenwich, CT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Greenwich, CT was $1.57M, and the homeownership rate was 50.8%.

Most people in Greenwich, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Greenwich, CT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Greenwich, CT is home to a population of 14.1k people, from which 91.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 20.8% of Greenwich, CT residents were born outside of the country (2.92k people).

In 2022, there were 5.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.96k people) in Greenwich, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.51k White (Hispanic) and 906 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.8%
2022 Citizenship
89.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.8% of Greenwich, CT residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Greenwich, CT was 89.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greenwich, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.96k ± 739
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.51k ± 564
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    906 ± 676
18.9%
Hispanic Population
2.66k people

In 2022, there were 5.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.96k people) in Greenwich, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.51k White (Hispanic) and 906 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.9% of the people in Greenwich, CT are hispanic (2.66k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

20.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.92k people
23.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.23k people

As of 2022, 20.8% of Greenwich, CT residents (2.92k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greenwich, CT was 23.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    103 ± 62
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    21 ± 43
  3. Korea
    9 ± 25

Greenwich, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.9 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Greenwich, CT employs 6.29k people. The largest industries in Greenwich, CT are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,102 people), Finance & Insurance (994 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (687 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($250,001), Utilities ($250,001), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($250,001).

Occupations

6.29k
2022 Value
± 564
−0.836%
1 Year decline
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Greenwich, CT declined at a rate of −0.836%, from 6.34k employees to 6.29k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greenwich, CT, are Management Occupations (1,292 people), Sales & Related Occupations (822 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (714 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greenwich, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.29k
2022 Value
± 564
−0.836%
1 Year decline
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Greenwich, CT declined at a rate of −0.836%, from 6.34k employees to 6.29k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greenwich, CT, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,102 people), Finance & Insurance (994 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (687 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greenwich, CT, though some of these residents may live in Greenwich, 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

$108,778
Median earning men ± $15,821
$51,471
Median earning women ± $8,305

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($250,001), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($250,001), and Information ($127,031).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($190,781), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($183,269), and Manufacturing ($74,028).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.962% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greenwich, CT was $1.57M in 2022, which is 5.56 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $1.24M to $1.57M, a 26.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Greenwich, CT is 50.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Greenwich, CT have an average commute time of 29.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Greenwich, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$1.57M
Median Property Value 2022
±$97,340
$2,859
Median Property Taxes
±$291

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

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

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Rent vs Own

50.8%
Homeownership
2022
65.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 50.8% of the housing units in Greenwich, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 51.6%.

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Income by Location

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

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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.
$128,839
Median Household Income
± $14,877
5.63k
Number of Households
± 536

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.63k households in Greenwich, CT grew to $128,839 from the previous year's value of $127,123.

The following chart displays the households in Greenwich, CT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Greenwich, CT is from Connecticut.
0.501
2022 Wage GINI in Connecticut
0.502
2021 Wage GINI in Connecticut

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

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (51.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (18.1%)
  3. Public Transit (14%)

In 2022, 51.8% of workers in Greenwich, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (18.1%) and those who used public transit to get to work (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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Commute Time

29.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greenwich, CT have a longer commute time (29.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.45% of the workforce in Greenwich, 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 Greenwich, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greenwich, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greenwich, CT (1.12k out of 14k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greenwich, CT is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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% of the population of Greenwich, CT has health coverage, with 55.2% on employee plans, 10.3% on Medicaid, 16.1% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 0.00713% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fairfield County, CT see 1060 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.3% decrease from the previous year (1074 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1064 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 296 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,060 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fairfield County, CT

Primary care physicians in Fairfield County, CT see an average of 1,060 patients per year. This represents a 1.3% decrease from the previous year (1,074 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 14.8% between 18 and 34 years, 41.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.3% were men and 54.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.97%
Uninsured
55.2%
Employer Coverage
10.3%
Medicaid
16.1%
Medicare
13.4%
Non-Group
0.00713%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greenwich, CT grew by 16.8% from 4.26% to 4.97%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Greenwich, CT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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