Connecticut / Fairfield County
Who knew Fairfield County demographics could be so sexy? Check out Census 2010 data and current American Community Survey data for Fairfield County, CT. Feast your eyes on statuesque tables, curvacous pie charts and titillating trend lines. We dare you to call Fairfield County demographic data boring!
|Population 2010 Census||916,829||#1 in the state|
|Median Income 2010 for Households||$81,268|
|Median Age||39.5 years|
|Largest Racial or Ethnic Group||White|
|Sources: Census 2010 SF1 & 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5 year estimates|
With 916,829 people, Fairfield County is the 1st most populated county in the state of Connecticut out of 8 counties. But watch out, Fairfield County, because Hartford County with 894,014 people and New Haven County with 862,477 people are right behind you.
In 2010, the median household income of Fairfield County residents was $81,268. Fairfield County households made slightly more than Tolland County households ($77,175) and Middlesex County households ($74,906) However, 8.0% of Fairfield County residents live in poverty.
The median age for Fairfield County residents is 39.5 years young.
The largest Fairfield County racial/ethinic groups are White (66.2%) followed by Hispanic (16.9%) and Black (10.1%).
|Some Other Race||5,695|
|Two or More Races||13,664|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P9 Hispanic or Latino or Not Hispanic or Latino by Race|
Note: the US Census Bureau defines race and ethnicity differently from the way most people think about race and ethnicity. In a nutshell, a person's origin (or what used to be called ethnicity) is either Hispanic or Non-Hispanic. And a person's race can be white, black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Some Other Race or Two or More Races. For more details about race and origin data, google "US Census Bureau race and origin Census 2010."
Fellas, you need to start eating your Wheaties™. Fairfield County ladies have a higher median age.
|Median Age||39.5 years|
|Median Age - Females||40.8 years|
|Median Age - Males||38.0 years|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P13 Median Age by Male/Female|
With 24.8% of the Fairfield County population under 18, Fairfield County has more spring chickens than a KFC ® at dinner time.
|Persons Under 18||24.8%|
|Persons Over 65||13.5%|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P12 Male/Female by Age|
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