Tolland County PUMA, CT

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Population

151,548

0.093% decline

Median Household Income

$81,302

1.46% growth

Number of Employees

77,067

0.544% growth

Median Property Value

$247,500

0.121% decline

About

In 2017, Tolland County PUMA, CT had a population of 152k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $81,302. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Tolland County PUMA, CT declined from 151,689 to 151,548, a -0.093% decrease and its median household income grew from $80,129 to $81,302, a 1.46% increase.

The population of Tolland County PUMA, CT is 85.4% White Alone, 5.19% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.41% Asian Alone. 11.1% of the people in Tolland County PUMA, CT speak a non-English language, and 96.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tolland County PUMA, CT are University of Connecticut (8,997 degrees awarded in 2017) and New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Connecticut (699 degrees).

The median property value in Tolland County PUMA, CT is $247,500, and the homeownership rate is 72.4%. Most people in Tolland County PUMA, CT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Tolland County PUMA, CT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Tolland County PUMA, CT employs 77.1k people. The largest industries in Tolland County PUMA, CT are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,513 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,782 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,612 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($139,818), Nondepository credit & related activities ($135,012), and Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($132,353).

Median household income in Tolland County PUMA, CT is $81,302. Males in Tolland County PUMA, CT have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,345. The income inequality in Tolland County PUMA, CT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$81,302

2017 value

± $1,634

1.46%

1 Year Growth

± 3.08%

Households in Tolland County PUMA, CT have a median annual income of $81,302, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $80,129 in 2016, which represents a 1.46% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$77,059

Average Male Salary

± $10,294

$60,345

Average Female Salary

± $7,141

In 2017, full-time male employees in Tolland County PUMA, CT made 1.28 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $59,854 ± $34,831

  2. White

    $55,949 ± $5,626

  3. Two or More Races

    $44,031 ± $35,494

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Tolland County PUMA, CT workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.477

2017 Wage GINI

0.468

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Tolland County PUMA, CT was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.95% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Tolland County PUMA, CT was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tolland County PUMA, CT in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tolland County PUMA, CT was Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT with a value of $163,105, followed by Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT and Norwalk, Westport & Darien Towns PUMA, CT, with respective values of $104,111 and $102,525.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tolland County PUMA, CT (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    7,120 ± 670

  2. Hispanic

    1,160 ± 315

  3. Black

    558 ± 220

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tolland 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

77.1k

2017 Value

0.544%

1 Year growth

± 0.544%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Tolland County PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 0.544%, from 76.7k employees to 77.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tolland County PUMA, CT, are Miscellaneous managers (2,463 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,357 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,211 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tolland County PUMA, CT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Tolland County PUMA, CT, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,463 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,357 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,211 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Tolland County PUMA, CT has an unusually high number of residents working as Aerospace engineers (6.5 times higher than expected), Probation officers & correctional treatment specialists (6 times), and Tool & die makers (4.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Tolland County PUMA, CT, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($245,052), Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers ($194,255), and Chief executives & legislators ($187,624).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

77.1k

2017 Value

0.544%

1 Year growth

± 0.544%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Tolland County PUMA, CT grew at a rate of 0.544%, from 76.7k employees to 77.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tolland County PUMA, CT, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,513 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,782 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,612 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tolland County PUMA, CT, though some of these residents may live in Tolland 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 Tolland County PUMA, CT, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,513 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,782 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,612 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Tolland County PUMA, CT has an unusually high number of Aircraft & parts manufacturing (7.57 times higher than expected), Aerospace products & parts manufacturing (4.76 times), and Recreational vehicle parks & camps and rooming & boarding houses (4.72 times) industries.

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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. $35.4B

  2. $22.7B

  3. $17.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Connecticut product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $35.4B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($22.7B) and Machinery ($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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$218B

2020 Value

$307B

Projected 2045 Value

40.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Connecticut trade was $218B. This is expected to increase 40.6% to $307B 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. $27.2B

  2. $22.4B

  3. $12.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Connecticut domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $27.2B, followed by Massachusetts with $22.4B and New Jersey and $12.7B.

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

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Health

96% of the population of Tolland County PUMA, CT has health coverage, with 63.9% on employee plans, 10.2% on Medicaid, 10% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.749% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Tolland County PUMA, CT was $9,859 in 2014. This is a 3.59% increase from the previous year ($9,517).

Primary care physicians in Tolland County PUMA, CT see 1180 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1180 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1184 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 288 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Windham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.3%). Additionally, Windham County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,180 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,180 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,180 patients).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

4.04%

Uninsured

63.9%

Employer Coverage

10.2%

Medicaid

10%

Medicare

11%

Non-Group

0.749%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tolland County PUMA, CT stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 4.04%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Tolland 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. 10.3% prevalence

  2. 9.5% prevalence

  3. 9% prevalence

Windham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Connecticut, at 10.3%.

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

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Diversity

Tolland County PUMA, CT is home to a population of 152k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2016, 6.78% of Tolland County PUMA, CT residents were born outside of the country (10.3k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Tolland County PUMA, CT is composed of 129k White Alone residents (85.4%), 7.86k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.19%), 6.69k Asian Alone residents (4.41%), 4.43k Black or African American Alone residents (2.92%), 2.72k Two or More Races residents (1.8%), 336 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.222%), 38 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0251%), and 5 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0033%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Tolland County PUMA, CT are Spanish (4,920 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,075 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,309 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.6

In N/A, the median age of all people in Tolland County PUMA, CT was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Tolland County PUMA, CT are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all Tolland County PUMA, CT residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.78%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

10.3k people

6.79%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

10.3k people

As of 2016, 6.78% of Tolland County PUMA, CT residents (10.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tolland County PUMA, CT was 6.79%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    1,524 ± 954 people

  2. China

    1,435 ± 926 people

  3. Poland

    776 ± 682 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tolland County PUMA, CT was India, the natal country of 1,524 Tolland County PUMA, CT residents, followed by China with 1,435 and Poland with 776.

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Citizenship

96.7%

2017 Citizenship

96.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.7% of Tolland County PUMA, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Tolland County PUMA, CT was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    129k ± 172

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    7.86k ± 741

  3. Asian Alone

    6.69k ± 242

In 2017, there were 16.5 times more White Alone residents (129k people) in Tolland County PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.86k Hispanic or Latino and 6.69k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Tolland County PUMA, CT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    4,920 speakers (3.38%)

  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    2,075 speakers (1.43%)

  3. French (Incl. Cajun)

    1,309 speakers (0.9%)

11.1% of Tolland County PUMA, CT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Tolland County PUMA, CT was Spanish. 3.38% of the overall population of Tolland County PUMA, CT are native Spanish speakers. 1.43% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.9% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,428 ± 299

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,086 ± 250

  3. Korea

    880 ± 167

Tolland County PUMA, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Tolland County PUMA, CT awarded 9,696 degrees. The student population of Tolland County PUMA, CT is skewed towards women, with 13,701 male students and 14,171 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tolland County PUMA, CT are White (5,555 and 63.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (859 and 9.87%), Unknown (735 and 8.45%), and Asian (719 and 8.26%).

The largest universities in Tolland County PUMA, CT by number of degrees awarded are University of Connecticut (8,997 and 92.8%) and New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Connecticut (699 and 7.21%).

The most popular majors in Tolland County PUMA, CT are Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (699 and 7.21%), General Psychology (433 and 4.47%), and General Economics (425 and 4.38%).

The median tuition costs in Tolland County PUMA, CT are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $11,998 and $34,066 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 433 degrees awarded

  2. 402 degrees awarded

  3. 286 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Tolland County PUMA, CT was General Psychology with 433 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 8,997 degrees awarded

  2. 699 degrees awarded

$11,998

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Tolland County PUMA, CT institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Connecticut with 8,997 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

4,891

Degrees Awarded to Men

4,805

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 4,891 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Tolland County PUMA, CT, which is 1.02 times more than the 4,805 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,555 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    859 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    735 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Tolland County PUMA, CT were to White students. These 5,555 degrees mean that there were 6.47 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 859 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tolland County PUMA, CT was $247,500 in 2017, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $247,800 to $247,500, a 0.121% decrease. The homeownership rate in Tolland County PUMA, CT is 72.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Tolland County PUMA, CT have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Tolland County PUMA, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$247,500

2017 Median

± $3,720

$247,800

2016 Median

± $4,208

In 2017, the median property value in Tolland County PUMA, CT declined from to $247,500 from the previous year's value of $247,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Tolland 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 Tolland County PUMA, CT the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$81,302

Median Household Income

± $1,634

54.9k

Number of Households

± 1,568

In 2017, the median household income of the 54.9k households in Tolland County PUMA, CT grew to $81,302 from the previous year's value of $80,129.

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

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Rent vs Own

72.4%

2017 Homeownership

72.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.4% of the housing units in Tolland County PUMA, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Tolland County PUMA, CT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tolland County PUMA, CT have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.91% of the workforce in Tolland County PUMA, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.6%

  2. Carpooled

    6.81%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.94%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Tolland County PUMA, CT was Drove Alone (80.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.81%) and those who Worked At Home (4.94%).

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 Tolland 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 Tolland County PUMA, CT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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