Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT

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2019 Population
176,605
0.269% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
44.6
0.446% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
4.79%
0.924% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$101,730
3.55% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$342,800
0.528% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
86,455
1.02% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT had a population of 177k people with a median age of 44.6 and a median household income of $101,730. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT declined from 177,082 to 176,605, a −0.269% decrease and its median household income grew from $98,245 to $101,730, a 3.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.3%), White (Hispanic) (6.69%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.35%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.93%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.48%). 17.2% of the households in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

95.7% of the residents in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT are Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (1,429 degrees awarded in 2019), Lincoln Technical Institute-Shelton (367 degrees), and American Institute of Healthcare & Technology (67 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT was $342,800, and the homeownership rate was 83.5%. Most people in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT is home to a population of 177k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2019, 25.3% of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT residents were born outside of the country (44.7k people).

In 2019, there were 11.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (137k people) in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.8k White (Hispanic) and 11.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT are Spanish (10,960 speakers), Portuguese (3,669 speakers), and Italian (1,739 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    137k ± 1.78k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    11.8k ± 1.1k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    11.2k ± 1.05k
10.4%
Hispanic Population
18.3k people

In 2019, there were 11.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (137k people) in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.8k White (Hispanic) and 11.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.4% of the people in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT are hispanic (18.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    10,960 speakers (6.51%)
  2. Portuguese
    3,669 speakers (2.18%)
  3. Italian
    1,739 speakers (1.03%)

17.2% of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe 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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT was Spanish. 6.51% of the overall population of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT are native Spanish speakers. 2.18% speak Portuguese and 1.03% speak Italian, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

25.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
44.7k people
12.1%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
21.5k people

As of 2019, 25.3% of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT residents (44.7k 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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT was 12.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
49
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT was 44.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT residents was 45.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    1,956 ± 1,080 people
  2. Brazil
    1,449 ± 931 people
  3. Jamaica
    1,384 ± 910 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT was India, the natal country of 1,956 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT residents, followed by Brazil with 1,449 and Jamaica with 1,384.

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Citizenship

95.7%
2019 Citizenship
95.8%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.7% of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe 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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT was 95.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,697 ± 309
  2. Korea
    1,024 ± 178
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    783 ± 192

Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.63 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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT is $101,730. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe 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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $74,517. The income inequality in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT employs 86.5k people. The largest industries in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT are Elementary & secondary schools (8,349 people), Construction (4,153 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,663 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($195,185), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($190,503), and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($183,334).

Wages

Median Household Income

$101,730
2019 value
± $2,966
3.55%
1 Year Growth
± 3.77%

Households in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT have a median annual income of $101,730, 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 $98,245 in 2018, which represents a 3.55% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$100,363
Average Male Salary in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT
± $12,562
$74,517
Average Female Salary in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT
± $8,863

In 2019, full-time male employees in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe 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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT
  1. Asian
    $78,150 ± $37,350
  2. White
    $76,504 ± $7,683
  3. Two or More Races
    $55,801 ± $34,919

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT.

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Wage Distribution

0.471
2019 Wage GINI in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT
0.469
2018 Wage GINI in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT

In 2019, the income inequality in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.431% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe 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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe 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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.79% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT (8.37k out of 175k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females 65 - 74 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
    5,808 ± 572
  2. Black
    1,374 ± 362
  3. Hispanic
    1,246 ± 278

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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

86.5k
2019 Value
1.02%
1 Year growth
± 1.02%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 85.6k employees to 86.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT, are Elementary & middle school teachers (3,368 people), Other managers (3,190 people), and Registered nurses (2,470 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (3,368 people), Other managers (3,190 people), and Registered nurses (2,470 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT has an unusually high number of residents working as Aerospace engineers (5.82 times higher than expected), Materials engineers (5.76 times), and Procurement clerks (4.86 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($256,218), Producers & directors ($232,603), and Physicians ($217,629).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

86.5k
2019 Value
1.02%
1 Year growth
± 1.02%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 85.6k employees to 86.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT, are Elementary & secondary schools (8,349 people), Construction (4,153 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,663 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT, though some of these residents may live in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe 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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (8,349 people), Construction (4,153 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,663 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT has an unusually high number of Commercial & service industry machinery manufacturing (7.3 times higher than expected), Aircraft & parts manufacturing (6.23 times), and Cutlery & hand tool manufacturing (5.71 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT, by average salary, are Nondepository credit & related activities ($195,185), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($190,503), and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($183,334).

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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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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 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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT awarded 1,936 degrees. The student population of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT is skewed towards women, with 1,420 male students and 1,467 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT are White (774 and 40%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (495 and 25.6%), Black or African American (375 and 19.4%), and Unknown (140 and 7.24%).

The largest universities in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT by number of degrees awarded are Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (1,429 and 73.8%), Lincoln Technical Institute-Shelton (367 and 19%), and American Institute of Healthcare & Technology (67 and 3.46%).

The most popular majors in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT are Electrician (350 and 18.1%), Medical Assistant (313 and 16.2%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (293 and 15.1%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 350 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 293 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 290 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT was Electrician with 350 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,429 degrees awarded
  2. 367 degrees awarded
  3. 67 degrees awarded

In 2019, the Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford with 1,429 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

992
Degrees Awarded to Men
944
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 992 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT, which is 1.05 times more than the 944 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    774 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    495 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    375 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT was White students. These 774 degrees mean that there were 1.56 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 495 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT was $342,800 in 2019, which is 1.43 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $341,000 to $342,800, a 0.528% increase. The homeownership rate in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT is 83.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT have an average commute time of 28.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$342,800
2019 Median
± $3,620
$341,000
2018 Median
± $3,475

In 2019, the median property value in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT grew to to $342,800 from the previous year's value of $341,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe 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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k 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.
$101,730
Median Household Income
± $2,966
64.8k
Number of Households
± 1,653

In 2019, the median household income of the 64.8k households in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT grew to $101,730 from the previous year's value of $98,245.

The following chart displays the households in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe 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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

83.5%
2019 Homeownership
83.6%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 83.5% of the housing units in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 83.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT have a longer commute time (28.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 5.05% of the workforce in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe 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 (83.1%)
  2. Carpooled (6.87%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.64%)

In 2019, 83.1% of workers in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.87%) and those who worked at home (5.64%).

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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe 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 Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

97.1% of the population of Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT has health coverage, with 60.4% on employee plans, 11.4% on Medicaid, 14% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 0.569% 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

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

2.88%
Uninsured
60.4%
Employer Coverage
11.4%
Medicaid
14%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
0.569%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT declined by 0.831% from 2.9% to 2.88%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe 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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