Middlesex County PUMA, CT

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
162,742
0.191% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
45.8
0.219% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
7.07%
1.83% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$84,907
1.15% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$293,300
2.27% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
82,805
1.57% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Middlesex County PUMA, CT had a population of 163k people with a median age of 45.8 and a median household income of $84,907. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Middlesex County PUMA, CT declined from 163,053 to 162,742, a −0.191% decrease and its median household income declined from $85,898 to $84,907, a −1.15% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.9%), White (Hispanic) (3.72%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.17%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.17%).

10.1% of the households in Middlesex County PUMA, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97% of the residents in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are Wesleyan University (1,194 degrees awarded in 2020), Middlesex Community College (391 degrees), and Holy Apostles College and Seminary (177 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was $293,300, and the homeownership rate was 73.5%. Most people in Middlesex County PUMA, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Middlesex County PUMA, CT is home to a population of 163k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2020, 7.82% of Middlesex County PUMA, CT residents were born outside of the country (12.7k people).

In 2020, there were 17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (135k people) in Middlesex County PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.97k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.06k 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 Middlesex County PUMA, CT are Spanish (5,761 households), Italian (1,476 households), and Polish (1,356 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Middlesex County PUMA, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    135k ± 406
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.97k ± 358
  3. White (Hispanic)
    6.06k ± 649
6.41%
Hispanic Population
10.4k people

In 2020, there were 17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (135k people) in Middlesex County PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.97k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.06k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.41% of the people in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are hispanic (10.4k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,761 households (3.69%)
  2. Italian
    1,476 households (0.946%)
  3. Polish
    1,356 households (0.869%)

10.1% of the households in Middlesex County PUMA, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was Spanish. 3.69% of the households in Middlesex County PUMA, CT reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.82%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
12.7k people
7.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
12.7k people

As of 2020, 7.82% of Middlesex County PUMA, CT residents (12.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was 7.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

46
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
49
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.2

In 2020, the median age of all people in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was 45.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Middlesex County PUMA, CT residents was 46.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    903 ± 736 people
  2. Italy
    870 ± 722 people
  3. Poland
    829 ± 705 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Middlesex County PUMA, CT was China, the natal country of 903 Middlesex County PUMA, CT residents, followed by Italy with 870 and Poland with 829.

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Citizenship

97%
2020 Citizenship
96.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97% of Middlesex County PUMA, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,375 ± 343
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,521 ± 293
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,007 ± 221

Middlesex County PUMA, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.22 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 Middlesex County PUMA, CT is $84,907. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT with a value of $163,709, followed by Norwalk, Westport & Darien Towns PUMA, CT and Stamford & Greenwich Towns PUMA, CT, with respective values of $114,928 and $107,082.

Males in Middlesex County PUMA, CT have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,435. The income inequality in Middlesex County PUMA, CT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Middlesex County PUMA, CT employs 82.8k people. The largest industries in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are Elementary & secondary schools (6,085 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,474 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,405 people), and the highest paying industries are Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. ($201,986), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($201,466), and Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($170,467).

Wages

Median Household Income

$84,907
2020 value
± $2,396
−1.15%
1 Year Growth
± 3.71%

Households in Middlesex County PUMA, CT have a median annual income of $84,907, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $85,898 in 2019, which represents a −1.15% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$90,398
Average Male Salary in Middlesex County PUMA, CT
± $12,025
$67,435
Average Female Salary in Middlesex County PUMA, CT
± $7,008

In 2020, full-time male employees in Middlesex County PUMA, CT made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Middlesex County 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 Middlesex County PUMA, CT
  1. White
    $68,675 ± $6,924
  2. Asian
    $65,190 ± $23,713
  3. Black
    $51,502 ± $26,710

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Middlesex County PUMA, CT workers was White. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Middlesex County PUMA, CT.

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Wage Distribution

0.458
2020 Wage GINI in Middlesex County PUMA, CT
0.464
2019 Wage GINI in Middlesex County PUMA, CT

In 2020, the income inequality in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.21% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Middlesex County PUMA, CT was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Middlesex County PUMA, CT in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT with a value of $163,709, followed by Norwalk, Westport & Darien Towns PUMA, CT and Stamford & Greenwich Towns PUMA, CT, with respective values of $114,928 and $107,082.

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.07% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Middlesex County PUMA, CT (11.1k out of 158k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 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
    8,137 ± 713
  2. Hispanic
    1,856 ± 336
  3. Black
    1,369 ± 294

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Middlesex County PUMA, CT is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

82.8k
2020 Value
−1.57%
1 Year decline
± −1.57%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Middlesex County PUMA, CT declined at a rate of −1.57%, from 84.1k employees to 82.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Middlesex County PUMA, CT, are Other managers (2,985 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,695 people), and Registered nurses (2,657 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Middlesex County PUMA, CT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Middlesex County PUMA, CT, by number of employees, are Other managers (2,985 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,695 people), and Registered nurses (2,657 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Middlesex County PUMA, CT has an unusually high number of residents working as Aerospace engineers (8.62 times higher than expected), Tour & travel guides (5.35 times), and Orderlies and psychiatric aides (4.21 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Middlesex County PUMA, CT, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($244,786), Dentists ($236,983), and Architectural & engineering managers ($218,325).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

82.8k
2020 Value
−1.57%
1 Year decline
± −1.57%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Middlesex County PUMA, CT declined at a rate of −1.57%, from 84.1k employees to 82.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Middlesex County PUMA, CT, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,085 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,474 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,405 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Middlesex County PUMA, CT, though some of these residents may live in Middlesex County 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 Middlesex County PUMA, CT, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,085 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,474 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,405 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Middlesex County PUMA, CT has an unusually high number of Aircraft & parts manufacturing (7.14 times higher than expected), Scenic & sightseeing transportation (5.58 times), and Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing (5.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Middlesex County PUMA, CT, by average salary, are Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. ($201,986), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($201,466), and Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($170,467).

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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. $23B
  2. $17.5B
  3. $13.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Connecticut product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $23B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($17.5B) and Pharmaceuticals ($13.4B).

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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$192B
2020 Value in Connecticut
$344B
Projected 2050 Value in Connecticut
79.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Connecticut trade was $192B. This is expected to increase 79.4% to $344B by 2050.

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. $33.8B
  2. $20.1B
  3. $8B

In 2020, the top outbound Connecticut domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $33.8B, followed by Massachusetts with $20.1B and New Jersey and $8B.

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

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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%). The most partisan county was Hartford County, CT with 63.1% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. 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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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Connecticut
59.3% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Connecticut
  1. 63.1% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 63% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 58% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Connecticut was Hartford County, CT with 63.1% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. 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 2020, universities in Middlesex County PUMA, CT awarded 1,846 degrees. The student population of Middlesex County PUMA, CT is skewed towards women, with 2,537 male students and 3,363 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are White (1,033 and 63.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (213 and 13.1%), Asian (109 and 6.71%), and Unknown (104 and 6.4%).

The largest universities in Middlesex County PUMA, CT by number of degrees awarded are Wesleyan University (1,194 and 64.7%), Middlesex Community College (391 and 21.2%), and Holy Apostles College and Seminary (177 and 9.59%).

The most popular majors in Middlesex County PUMA, CT are General Psychology (107 and 5.8%), General Political Science & Government (103 and 5.58%), and Massage Therapy (84 and 4.55%).

The median tuition cost in Middlesex County PUMA, CT for private four year colleges is $33,863.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 71 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 100 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 94 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was Econometrics & Quantitative Economics with 71 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,194 degrees awarded
  2. 391 degrees awarded
  3. 177 degrees awarded
$33,863
Median Private

In 2020, the Middlesex County PUMA, CT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wesleyan University with 1,194 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

802
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,044
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 802 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Middlesex County PUMA, CT, which is 0.768 times less than the 1,044 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Middlesex County PUMA, CT by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,033 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    213 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    109 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was White students. These 1,033 degrees mean that there were 4.85 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 213 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Middlesex County PUMA, CT was $293,300 in 2020, which is 1.28 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $286,800 to $293,300, a 2.27% increase. The homeownership rate in Middlesex County PUMA, CT is 73.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Middlesex County PUMA, CT have an average commute time of 26.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Middlesex County PUMA, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$293,300
2020 Median
± $5,025
$286,800
2019 Median
± $3,810

In 2020, the median property value in Middlesex County PUMA, CT grew to to $293,300 from the previous year's value of $286,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Middlesex County 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 Middlesex County PUMA, CT the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$84,907
Median Household Income
± $2,396
67.8k
Number of Households
± 1,959

In 2020, the median household income of the 67.8k households in Middlesex County PUMA, CT declined from $84,907 from the previous year's value of $85,898.

The following chart displays the households in Middlesex County 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

73.5%
2020 Homeownership
73.5%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 73.5% of the housing units in Middlesex County PUMA, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Middlesex County PUMA, CT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Middlesex County PUMA, CT have a shorter commute time (26.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.3% of the workforce in Middlesex County PUMA, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.18%)
  3. Carpooled (5.93%)

In 2020, 80.3% of workers in Middlesex County PUMA, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.18%) and those who carpooled to work (5.93%).

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

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Health

96.7% of the population of Middlesex County PUMA, CT has health coverage, with 57.2% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 15.2% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 0.947% 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Connecticut.
$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

3.25%
Uninsured
57.2%
Employer Coverage
11.7%
Medicaid
15.2%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
0.947%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Middlesex County PUMA, CT grew by 1.44% from 3.21% to 3.25%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Middlesex County 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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